You can use the open standard called CardDav to synchronise your Zimbra contacts to your iPhone or iPad.

You are connecting to your Zimbra account via a special URL over which Zimbra allows connection to your contacts.

To configure this on your iPhone or iPad open iPhone Settings application and choose Mail, Contacts, Calendar:

Open iPhone Settings application and choose Mail, Contacts, Calendar:

Then select Add Account…:

press Other:

Choose Add CardDAV Account:

Enter your Zimbra server hostname in the Server field,


provide your username and password then press Next:


On the account page, open Advanced Settings:

Enable SSL


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