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.



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.


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.