How to configure Caldav/Carddav on MacOS

Our Namecheap Private Email service includes ActiveSync feature that allows to synchronize contacts, calendar appointments and tasks with different email clients. However it is also possible to set up calendars and contacts synchronizations separately on devices that support Caldav and Carddav configuration.

NOTE 1: before setting up email account this way, make sure you already have required DNS records and mailbox created.

NOTE 2: take into account that synchronizing with mobile devices is available only for Business and Business Office packages only.

In order to configure Caldav account on Mac, follow the instructions below:

1. Run iCal application, then click on Calendar menu and choose Preferences:



2. Navigate to Accounts menu and click on + icon:



3. In the next Add an account window, indicate the following information:

Account type: from drop-down menu choose CalDAV option
User Name: full Namecheap Private Email email address
Password: the password for this mail account
Server Address: dav.privateemail.com



Once done, click on Create button.

4. In the next window, make sure that you have the following configuration:

Description: can be anything you like
User Name: full Namecheap Private Email email address
Password: password for this email account
Refresh Calendar: frequency to sync the calendar with the server



5. Once done, navigate to Server Settings tab menu and verify the following settings:

Internal Server: dav.privateemail.com
Server Path: should be blank
Port: should be blank

Make sure to check Use SSL option here.

External Server: should be blank
Server path: should be blank
Port: should be blank



6. Now navigate back to your Calendar application and check if all the Namecheap Private Email calendar appointments and tasks were successfully synchronized.


In order to configure Carddav account, follow the instructions below:

1. Open Address Book application, then click on Contacts menu and choose Preferences:



2. In the next Add Account window, fill out the following information:

Account Type: CardDAV
User Name: full Namecheap Private Email email address
Password: the password for this email address
Server Address: dav.privateemail.com



3. Then click on Create button and make sure to have the following information in the next window:

Description: can be anything you like
User Name: full email address
Password: the password for this email account
Fetch: automatically



4. Once all the needed information is filled out, navigate to Server Settings tab and type in the following:

Server Address: dav.privateemail.com
Port: should be blank

Make sure to check Use SSL option here:



5. Now you can open your Address Book application and check if all the Namecheap Private Email contacts were synchronized successfully.


That's it!

              
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