Quick Setup Guide: CalDav and CardDav

How to use CalDav and CardDav to sync your calendar and contacts



With CalDav and CardDav, you can synchronize your calendar and address book across multiple devices, such as smartphones and tablets, using your favorite applications that support CalDav and CardDav. And you can use any e-mail app available on your device, including the native app for calendar and contacts.

 CalDav and CardDav are available for Enhanced email accounts only.

Step 0: Sign up and create the email address

The first step is to sign up for a PolarisMail email hosting service and add the necessary number of Enhanced accounts to your subscription, using the Billing Panel.

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 After you sign up, login to the Admin Control Panel and create an Enhanced email address.

Follow this guide to create an email address using your own domain or this guide to create an email using @polarismail.net, our free domain.

Step 1: add the calendar or contact list to your app


1. In your app, find the option to  Add account/Add Calendar and select a new account of type CalDav / CardDav.

2. Select Manual Setup or Advanced Setup.

3. Fill in the advanced details:

User information

Calendar Name: the name that will be displayed. It can be your full name, the name of the Company, etc.
Username: your full email address, for example john.doe@polarismail.net or john@mydomain.com.


Use this tool to generate the CalDav and CardDav server names for your domain: 


Login information

User Name / Email address / Username: your full email address

Password: the password of your email address (the existing password that you have set up when you created the email address)


4. Click the Finish button to complete the setup

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