Sync contacts with Mac OS Address Book


  • OwnCloud Version 4


Its always a good idea to create a backup of your contacts:

  • Open the Address Book application.
  • Select File > Export > Address Book Archive... from the menu.
  • Choose a safe place to store your backup under Where:.
  • Click Save.

Create the account

  • Open the Address Book application
  • Select Address Book > Preferences > Accounts
  • Click the "+" button:


Fill in your data:

  • Account type: CardDAV
  • Login:
  • Password:
  • CardDav URL: https://<youraccount><PortKnox USER>

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    Set the new Account as default:



      Your OwnCloud contacts and the Address Book are now in sync.


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