Windows Phone 8 GDR2 Google CardDAV and CalDav Support

by Arman Obosyan 1. August 2013 15:39

In recent update to Windows Phone 8 platform user may notice that now Google Account on Windows Phone are fully supported using CardDAV and CalDAV protocols

This is screens from my HTC 8X, update screen (updated to GDR2 few weeks ago) and Google Account Settings screens, on the second screen Email, Contacts and Calendar sync Settings, and on last screen Contacts and Calendar Server settings.

HTC 8X GDR2 Google Account Settings on Windows Phone 8 GDR2 Google CardDAV and CalDAV support on Windows Phone 8 GDR2 

 Also remind you that Google is planning to drop ActiveSync (EAS) support in gmail, so if you planning to continue to use your gmail account on Windows Phone with Contacts and Calendar sync you should consider to update to GDR2

BTW, Recent statement about Google EAS support is;

We’ve reached an agreement with Google to extend support for new Windows Phone connections to the Google Sync service through December 31, 2013



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Arman Obosyan have more than 20+ years’ work experience in Information Technologies sector.

Last few years he working on a position Technology Strategist at Microsoft Corporation, In the past Arman was Head of IT Infrastructure in Governmental Central Bank of Georgia (National Bank of Georgia).

Nowadays Arman is supporting C-Level and enabling business, visionary with a passion of technology, trends.


Certified since 2003 year, passed following certifications MCP, MCSA, MCSE, MCTS, MCITP, Exin ITIL and VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Founder / Lead of Microsoft Certified Professionals (MCP) Club Tbilisi and Community GE project 

In 2010 Was awarded a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP)

2017 MVP Reconnect


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