Setting up calendar and contact synchronization (CalDAV/CardDAV)

CalDAV is used to manage events such as appointments and available/busy times and publish these via HTTP.

CardDAV performs the same tasks for your contacts and addresses.

Can I use CalDAV/CardDAV with Cloud Office?

Yes, this is possible in Cloud Office with any account and device that offers CalDAV / CardDAV support.

The procedure for setting up CalDAV/CardDAV is described below.

Common CALDAV/CARDDAV clients

(including Apple Calendar/iCal for Mac, iPhone and iPad)

CALDAV

Complete the fields as follows:

  • Account type: CalDAV
  • Click in the Calendar sidebar above and then «Add Account»
  • Username: The same e-mail address that you use to log into webmail, e.g. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Password: The password for this account
  • Server address: caldav.hostpoint.ch

CARDDAV

Complete the fields as follows:

  • Account type: CardDAV
  • Username: The same e-mail address that you use to log into Webmail, e.g. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Password: The password for this account
  • Server address: carddav.hostpoint.ch

Thunderbird Lightning (CalDAV)

Complete the fields as follows:

  • Install the «Lightning» add-on in Thunderbird
  • In the «Settings» - «Appointments and Tasks» menu, select the Calendar
  • To the left of the calendar, right-click and select «New Calendar»
  • Select «On the Network» and then «CalDAV»
  • Address: https://caldav.hostpoint.ch/caldav/calendarnumber (Search for the CalDAV address in Webmail by navigating to the desired calendar – The server address is displayed in Cloud Office under «Calendar» -> «Properties»)
  • Complete the setup and enter the e-mail address and password in the login prompt.

Thunderbird (CardDAV)

Complete the fields as follows:

  • Install the Thunderbird Add-On «Cardbook»
  • Click on «Cardbook» in the menu bar
  • Select «Add addressbook» and then «In network»
  • Continue and choose «CardDAV»
  • URL: https://carddav.hostpoint.ch/carddav/ADDRESSBOOK_ID  (The addressbook ID is located in the URL of the adress book in the webmail. It's the number after "folder=")
  • Enter your e-mail address as username and the corresponding password

 

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