Contacts Synchronization

Prepare your Cozy

Cozy uses CardDav, which is the standard, to synchronize your contacts across devices. Everything is handled in a specific applications, Sync.

Sync's installation intructions



Get CardDav credentials intructions



You are now ready to synchronize your devices!

Check the section relevant to your device's system to continue.

Android

For Android, we advise you to use Cozy application.

Install

There are multiple applications that can achieve what we want, but we advise you to use DavDroid because it's open-source, though it's a paid app on the PlayStore.

Note: you can download it and install for free from the F-droid store.

Configure

Once it's installed, open the application and click on the button to create a new account (see the blue circle on the picture below).

Android step 1



Next, select "DAVDroid".

Android step 2



You will have two choice. Choose "Login with URL and user name".

Android step 3



Fill the form with the credentials you got from the Cozy's Sync app.

Android step 4



Select the available address book. If you want to synchronize your calendars, select them too.

Android step 5



Choose a name for your account, you can choose anything, "Cozy" is just fine.

Android step 6



You are actually done, but if you want to force the first synchronization, go to the accounts list.

Android step 7



Then select your DAVDroid account in the list.

Android step 8



Touch the "Contacts" button and it'll trigger a synchronization.

Android step 9



Congratulations, your mobile device is now synchronized with your Cozy!

iOS

Configure your CardDav account

Open the Settings, select the "Mail, Contacts, Calendars" view, and click on "Add Account":

iOS step 1



Then select "Other" account:

iOS step 2



Then select "Add CardDav Account", in the Contacts section:

iOS step 3



Finally, fill the form with the credentials you got from Cozy's Sync app:

iOS step 4



Congratulations, your mobile device is now synchronized with your Cozy!

iOS step 5

For the synchronization to work, you have to configure your phone to save your contacts on your remote account, not the local one (which is the default).

iOS step 5
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iOS step 8

OSX

Configure your CardDav account

Once the software Contacts open, click on "Contacts" and "Add Account":

OSX step 1



Then select "Add other Account":

OSX step 2



Be sure that "CardDav" is selected in the list. Finally, fill the form with the credentials you got from Cozy's Sync app:

OSX step 3



Congratulations, your computer is now synchronized with your Cozy!

OSX step 4

Firefox OS

Firefox OS doesn't have support to synchronize contacts as of today (version 2.1) :( We will definitely add a guide when it is ready!