Sync Google contacts with your iPhone or iPad

Sync Google contacts with your iPhone or iPad

On of the most significant problem which users face when they switch to Android to iOS. As the difficulties persist regarding syncing contacts. As it will be pretty more comfortable to link contacts in Android smartphones. Syncing those contacts can be a bit difficult for some users if there are using third-party E-mail services rather than Apple own iCloud. But, likely procedure for this problem isn’t hard as one might expect. As I will guide you how to set up and use a carDAV account on iOS for syncing Google and Gmail contacts.

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Setting Up for syncing Google/Gmail contacts with iOS using CardDAV.

  • Open settings in your iPad or iPhone.


  • Now move on to Mail, contacts calendars.


  • Tap on the Add account under the account section.


  • Now you will be able to see the list of E-mail related things; these are restricted only to E-mail, so move on to others.

Add card

  • Now under the contacts section , select Add cardDAV account.


In this section you need to enter the details, as you want to Sync Google contacts in this, you need to open Google account related information. Now be sure to set the “server” to “” without quotes.

The format should look like…


Username: ( your Google account username)

Password: ( your Google account password)

Description: ( It depends on you)

After entering your details, click on next at the top right.

Completing the procedure… the cardDAV account will be set right up, and your Google contacts will be started syncing. Now you can take full advantage of the cardDAV account for syncing your contacts. Now all your contacts will be displayed in your contact lists. Though iCloud function may feel easy for all these setups as it’s not easy for all of them to switch to Apple. So here I will provide tips regarding simple solutions which makes a lot of difference.

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