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Contacts

Description

The Nextcloud contacts app is a user interface within the Collaboration Cloud for the CardDAV server. Easily sync contacts from various devices with your Nextcloud and edit them online.

  • 🚀 Integration with other Nextcloud apps! Currently mail and calendar – more to come.
  • 🎉 Never forget a birthday! You can sync birthdays and other recurring events with your Nextcloud calendar.
  • 👥 Sharing of addressbooks! You want to share your contacts with your friends or coworkers? No problem!
  • 🙈 We’re not reinventing the wheel! Based on the great and open SabreDAV library.

Contacts App

Access

There are different ways to access the contacts in the Collaboration Cloud Storage environment of the Jade University.

Apple iOS

The CardDAV-Client is already integrated into the Apple iOS operation system. When using your iOS device, tap on „Settings / Accounts & Passwords / Add Account / Others / Add CardDAV Account“.

Configure them with the following parameters:

  • Server: ccs.jade-hs.de
  • Username: Standard login (form: ma1150)
  • Password: <Your password>
  • Description: JADE-HS – Collaboration Cloud Storage (or short: JADE-HS - CC)

You will find your contacts in the contact-app on your smartphone.

Apple macOS

The CardDAV-Client is already integrated into the Apple macOS operation system.

Go to the system control and select the item „Internet-Accounts“. After that, select „Add another Account…“ and „CardDAV-Account“.

Configure them with the following parameters:

  • Type of Account: Manual
  • Username: Standard login (form: ma1150)
  • Password: <Your password>
  • Server-Address: https://ccs.jade-hs.de/remote.php/dav/addressbooks/users/<Your Username>/contacts/

At the end, you should change the description of the created contacts-account into “JADE-HS – Collaboration Cloud” (or short “JADE-HS - CC”). You can find your contacts in the integrated „Contacts“-App.

Google Android

You will need to install a CardDAV-Client, when using Google Android. Here, DAVx5 would be suitable.

F-Droid App Store: DAVx5

Google Play Store: DAVx5 (comes with costs)

Configure them with the following parameters:

  • Log in with URL and username
  • Basis-URL: https://ccs.jade-hs.de/remote.php/dav/
  • Account Name: Your e-mail address
  • Contact-Group Method: Groups are categories of contacts

At the end, you might need to activate the menu item „Recognise Addressbook Newly“ in the CardDAV-app and the appearing addressbooks.

Linux

The CardDAV-Client is already integrated in the Linux operation system.

Select „Settings / Online-Accounts / Add Account / Nextcloud“ and configure it with the following parameters:

  • Server: ccs.jade-hs.de
  • Username: Standard login (form: ma1150)
  • Password: <Your password>

At the end, you need to decide on what the account is used for and close the window with „X“. You can find your contacts in the integrated „Contacts“-app.

Microsoft Windows

With aid of a CardDAV-Client, members of the university can access the contacts in the Collaboration Cloud Storage environment of the Jade University.

Webbrowser

With a webbrowser, members of the university can access the contacts in the Collaboration Cloud Storage environment of the Jade University under

You can find them in the app „Contacts“ in the top menu bar.