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Zimbra Calendar and Contacts Sync on Android Devices

Article ID: 1498
Last updated: 16 Aug, 2022

Zimbra Calendar and Contacts Sync on Android Devices

Using third party Android apps you can now sync your contacts and calendars from Zimbra Cloud to your mobile device. Below is the screenshot for the process.

Configure your email account on your mobile device :

Ref KB: https://kb.diadem.in/how-to-configure-email-account-in-android-gmail-app_1209.html

Sync process with Android:

For synchronize webmail calendars or contacts with Android need to download Open sync app. It is a free open source sync app which is used to synchronize calendars and contacts with Android.

Step-1

Download the Open sync app using the mentioned link:https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.deependhulla.opensync&hl=en_IN&gl=US

Welcome to OpenSync page will be open >> Now click on "+" sign to add account

Step-2

To add account select the Login with URL and user name >> click on Login >>  Click on Create Account
e.g. https://zcs.diademtech.in:443 (URL of your Zimbra server)

Step-3

Now your Account will be created  >> You need to allow the App and give it the required permissions.

Step-4

Click on the OpenSync permission >> Click on both Request Calendar Permissions and Request Contacts Permissions >>

Give the Allow Permissions >> Click on your account OpenSync >> Select all the relevant contacts and calendars for the Sync process

Step-5

You can change the Sync interval time from the Settings option >> Click on Contacts Sync. interval and Calendar sync interval >> Select the sync intervals.

Step-6

Now go back to the previous section and Click on Sync option. Your contacts will sync from the zimbra server when you compose a new email. 

Zimbra calendar sync

Step-1

Open Webmail >> Calendar >> New Appointment >> schedule an appointment >> Save and close 

Step-2

FromOpenSync app >> click on Sync >> Check the Calendar app from the android device and you can see the appointment will be synced to your phone.

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