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If you use Evolution with the Gnome Desktop Environment, your password will be saved in the Gnome Keyring. If you experience difficulties, make sure, this combination works correctly.

Here are the steps to synchronize address books and calendars with Evolution. Please note the difference between CardDAV for contacts and CalDAV for calendars in the URLs.

Sync your mailbox.org addressbook(s) to Evolution

  1. Find out the ID of the address book folder you would like to sync: Go to your mailbox.org web interface and open the respective address book. Look at the URL and remember the folder ID (e.g. With the URL https://office.mailbox.org/appsuite/#folder=32 your folder ID is 32).
  2. Go to the Contacts section in Evolution.
  3. Select File -> New -> Calendar.
  4. Type: CalDAV
  5. Name: “My mailbox.org calendar”
  6. URL: https://dav.mailbox.org/carddav/ (e.g. https://dav.mailbox.org/carddav/26)
  7. User: <name>@mailbox.org (your email address)
  8. Email: <name>@mailbox.org
  9. Click “OK”
  10. Enter your mailbox.org password when asked.

CardDav for Evelution

Sync your mailbox.org calendars(s) to Evolution:

  1. Find out the ID of your calendar by looking for the folder ID in the calendar’s URL.
  2. Go to the calendar section in Evolution.
  3. Select File -> New -> Calendar.
  4. Type: CalDAV
  5. Name: “My mailbox.org calendar”
  6. URL: https://dav.mailbox.org/caldav/ (e.g. https://dav.mailbox.org/caldav/26 for your default calendar)
  7. User: <name>@mailbox.org
  8. Email: <name>@mailbox.org
  9. Click “OK”
  10. Enter your mailbox.org password when asked.

CalDav for Evolution