Setting up calendar and contact synchronization (CalDAV/CardDAV)

The purpose of CalDAV is to manage events such as appointments or free/busy times and publish them via the web protocol HTTP.
CardDAV performs the same task for your contacts and addresses.

Can I use CalDAV and CardDAV with Cloud Office?

Yes, this is possible in Cloud Office with every account and every device that supports CalDAV or CardDAV.
A description of how to set up CalDAV and CardDAV can be found below.

 

Mac, iPhone and iPad

CalDAV

Click on "Calendar" at the top of the menu bar and then select "Add account".

Now fill in the fields with the following information:

  • Account type: CalDAV
  • User name: Your e-mail address with which you also log in to the webmail, e.g. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Password: Your password
  • Server address: caldav.hostpoint.ch

CardDAV

Click on "Contacts" at the top of the menu bar and then select "Add account".

Now fill in the fields with the following information:Account type: CardDAV

  • Account type: CardDAV
  • User name: Your e-mail address with which you also log in to the webmail, e.g. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Password: Your password
  • Server address: carddav.hostpoint.ch

 

Thunderbird

CalDAV

Install Thunderbird Add-On "Lightning".

Click the calendar in " Settings" and "Appointments and Tasks".

Make a right click on the left side of Calendar and select "New Calendar".

Then select "CalDAV" under "Network".

Address: https://caldav.hostpoint.ch/caldav/Calendernumber

(Search for the CalDAV address in webmail using the desired calendar. You can see the server address in Cloud Office under "Calendar" and "Properties").

Finally click on "Finish". Now you can log in with your e-mail address and your password.

CardDAV

Install the Thunderbird Add-On "Cardbook".

Click on "Cardbook" in the menu bar.

Then select "Add Address Book" and then "On Network".

Then continue with the option "CardDAV".

Address: https://carddav.hostpoint.ch/carddav/ADDRESSBOOK_ID

(For the address book ID, refer to the URL of the address book in webmail. It is the number after "folder=")

Under "user name" enter the corresponding e-mail address and the corresponding password.

 

Outlook

CalDAV

Install the CalDAV Synchronizer: https://caldavsynchronizer.org/de/download/

In Outlook, select "General Options" under "CalDAV Synchronizer".

Fill in the fields with the following information:

  • DAV-URL: https://caldav.hostpoint.ch/caldav/Calendarnumber
  • Username: Your e-mail address with which you also log in to the webmail, e.g. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Password: Your password
  • Email address: Your email address

(Search for the CalDAV address in webmail using the desired calendar. You can see the server address in Cloud Office under "Calendar" and "Properties").

 

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