When I wish to delete a calendar event from my iPhone or iPad, I tap “Delete Event” and then “Cancel.”
And nothing happens.
While “Cancel” seems to make sense — I am canceling the event after all — “Cancel” does not cancel the event. I have to tap “Delete” again to delete my calendar event.
“Cancel” is a tricky computer term. In most applications, “Cancel” means “cancel this request and return me to the previous screen.”
But not always.
For example, if I wish to delete an email I am writing, I do it by tapping “Cancel.”
If you tap “Cancel” and nothing happens, look for some other option; you probably just “cancelled” what you were trying to do!