CardDAV configuration (iOS device profile)

With the CardDAV configuration you configure the synchronization of contact data with a CardDAV server. For example, this can be used to sync Google Contacts with an iOS device.

Setting/Field Description
Account name The display name of the CardDAV account on the device.
Account host and port The host name or IP address and optionally the port number of the CardDAV server.

For example, for Google Contacts enter:

Principal URL If required by the CardDAV server, enter the principal URL of the contacts resource.

For example, the Google CardDAV API supports the following principal URL:


where account_name is the Google account name.

User name, Password

The login credentials for the CardDAV account.

For example, for Google Contacts enter the credentials of the Google account.