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Want to synchronize your calendar and address book from Cloud Office with one or more devices? In this article, we’ll show you how.

 

Calendars and address books from Cloud Office can be synchronized with any device or application that supports CalDAV or CardDAV.

CalDAV stands for Calendar Distributed Authoring and Versioning and is a network protocol for synchronizing calendar data. CardDAV performs the same task for address books and the contact details they contain.

Mac

CalDAV

  1. Open your system settings.
  2. Click on “Internet Accounts” > “Add Account” > “Other” and then select “CalDAV account.”
    Apple Ventura Account hinzufuegen CalDAV EN
  3. Now enter the following details:
    Apple Ventura CalDAV Account hinzufuegen EN
    - Account type:
    Manual
    - Username: The same e-mail address that you use to log into Cloud Office, 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
  4. Click on “Log in.”

→ The calendar is synchronized and can be viewed in the Calendar app.

CardDAV

  1. Open your system settings.
  2. Click on “Internet Accounts” > “Add Account” > “Other” and then select “CardDAV account.”
    Apple Ventura Account hinzufuegen CardDAV EN
  3. Now enter the following details:
    Apple Ventura CardDAV Account hinzufuegen EN
    Account type: Manual
    -
    Username: The same e-mail address that you use to log into Cloud Office, 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 
  4. Click on “Log in.”

→ The address book is synchronized and can be viewed in the Contacts app.

iPhone/iPad

CalDAV


  1. Go to “Settings” > “Calendar” > “Accounts” > “Add Account” > “Other” > “Add CalDAV Account.”
  2. Enter the following details:
    - Server: caldav.hostpoint.ch
    - Username: The same e-mail address that you use to log into Cloud Office, e.g. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    - Password: Your password
    - Description: Give your CalDAV account any name you like to distinguish it from other calendars.
  3. Click on “Next.”

→ The calendar is synchronized and can be viewed in the Calendar app.

CardDAV

  1. Go to “Settings” > “Contacts” > “Accounts” > “Add Account” > “Other” > “Add CardDAV Account.”
  2. Enter the following details:
    - Server: carddav.hostpoint.ch
    - Username:  The same e-mail address that you use to log into Cloud Office, e.g. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    - Password: Your password
    - Description: Give your CardDAV account any name you like to distinguish it from other address books.
  3. Click on “Next.”

→ The address book is synchronized and can be viewed in the Contacts app.

Android

For Android mobile devices, the Google Play Store offers various paid and free applications for CalDAV/CardDAV synchronization. The settings are always the same and are as follows:

CalDAV

  • CalDAV URL/server address: https://caldav.hostpoint.ch/caldav/your calendar number
    Note: The full server address and calendar number can be found in Cloud Office in the calendar properties:
    CalDAV Synchronisation Kalendernummer EN
  • Username: The same e-mail address that you use to log into Cloud Office, e.g. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Password: Your password
  • E-mail address: Your e-mail address

CardDAV

  • CardDAV URL/server addresshttps://carddav.hostpoint.ch/carddav
  • Username: The same e-mail address that you use to log into Cloud Office, e.g. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Password: Your password
  • E-mail address: Your e-mail address

Thunderbird

CalDAV


  1. Open the calendar in Thunderbird and click on “New Calendar” in the bottom left.
  2. Select “On the Network” and click “Next.”
  3. Enter your e-mail address in the “Username” field.
  4. Enter https://caldav.hostpoint.ch/caldav/your calendar number in the “Location” field and click on “Find Calendars.”
    Thunderbird CalDAV Kalender hinzufuegen 01 EN
    Note: The full server address and calendar number can be found in Cloud Office in the calendar properties:
    CalDAV Synchronisation Kalendernummer EN
  5. Enter the password for your e-mail account and click on “OK.”
  6. For the calendar type, select “CalDAV” and click “Subscribe” below.
    Thunderbird CalDAV Kalender hinzufuegen 02 EN

→ The calendar is synchronized and can be viewed in Thunderbird.

CardDAV

  1. Open the Address Book in Thunderbird and in the top left select “New Address Book” > “Add CardDAV Address Book.”
    Thunderbird CardDAV Adressbuch hinzufuegen 01 EN
  2. Enter your e-mail address in the “Username” field.
  3. Under “Location,” enter https://carddav.hostpoint.ch/carddav and click “Continue.”
    Thunderbird CardDAV Adressbuch hinzufuegen 02 EN
  4. Enter the password for your e-mail account and click on “OK.”
    → You will now see a list of all available address books.
  5. Select the address books that you want to synchronize and click “Continue.”
    Thunderbird CardDAV Adressbuch hinzufuegen 03 EN

 → The address book is synchronized and can be viewed in Thunderbird.

Outlook

Outlook does not provide built-in support for CalDAV/CardDAV synchronization. To synchronize your calendars and contacts with Outlook, you need a plugin (CalDAV Synchronizer). The plugin can be downloaded here.

CalDAV

  1. Open Outlook, click on the “CalDAV Synchronizer” tab and then on “Synchronization profiles”.
  2. Add a new “Generic CalDAV/CardDAV” profile and click “OK.”
    Outlook CalDavSynchronizer 01 en
  3. Give the profile a name.
  4. Select the folder in which you want to save the calendar and click “OK.”
  5. Enter the following server settings:
    Outlook CalDav Synchronizer 02 EN
    - DAV URLhttps://caldav.hostpoint.ch/caldav/your calendar number/
    Note: The full server address and calendar number can be found in Cloud Office in the calendar properties:
    CalDAV Synchronisation Kalendernummer EN
    - Username: The same e-mail address that you use to log into Cloud Office, e.g. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    - Password: Your password
    - E-mail address: Your e-mail address
  6. Click “OK.”

→ The calendar is synchronized and can be viewed in Outlook.

CardDAV

  1. Open Outlook, click on the “CalDAV Synchronizer” tab and then on “Synchronization profiles”.
  2. Add a new “Generic CalDAV/CardDAV” profile and click “OK.”
    Outlook CalDavSynchronizer 01 en
  3. Give the profile a name.
  4. Select the folder in which you want to save the contacts and click “OK.”
  5. Enter the following server settings:
    - DAV URLhttps://carddav.hostpoint.ch/carddav/address book ID/
    Note: You can find the address book ID in Cloud Office. Open the corresponding address book and copy the number after “folder=con://0/” in the URL.
    CardDAV Synchronisation Adressbuch Nummer EN
    - Username: The same e-mail address that you use to log into Cloud Office, e.g. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    - Password: Your password
    - E-mail address: Your e-mail address
  6. Click “OK.”

→ The address book is synchronized and can be viewed in Outlook.

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