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CardDAV configuration (iOS user policy)

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

Setting Description
Account name The display name of the CardDAV account on the device.
Server The host name or IP address of the CardDAV server.
Port The port number of the CardDAV server.
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

The login credentials for the CardDAV account.

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


The connection to the CardDAV server is secured by SSL or TLS (depending on what the server supports).

We recommend that you select this check box.