How to Two-Way Sync Contacts Between iCloud and SharePoint?

This comprehensive article will outline how to two-way sync contacts between iCloud and SharePoint.

Syncing iCloud contacts with SharePoint allows companies to centralize their contacts alongside other important business data, enabling seamless access and collaboration across teams. SharePoint offers robust document management features, workflow automation, and customizable collaboration spaces, which can enhance the utility of contact information stored within the platform.

Additionally, syncing iCloud contacts with SharePoint provides a secure and scalable solution for storing and accessing contact data, ensuring that it remains protected and easily accessible to authorized users.

Thanks to this Two-way sync feature, you can: 

  • Two-way sync iCloud contacts with SharePoint.
  • Update contacts simultaneously across the two platforms
  • Without producing duplicates, CiraHub effortlessly syncs and moves data from iCloud to SharePoint.

  This article will show you how to enable a two-way contact sync between iCloud and SharePoint.

Set Up a Two-Way Contact Sync Between iCloud and SharePoint

Create a Spoke for iCloud

  1. To two-way sync iCloud contacts with SharePoint, you’ll first need to log in to CiraHub. You will be taken to the onboarding wizard. (See figure below.) Next, select the object you want to sync. In this example the contacts object has been selected. 

Calendar and Contact Selection

2. Next start the Hub and Spoke setup. Click on “iCloud ” as your source type for your contact spoke. (The Hub contains all synced Contacts from each spoke; a spoke can be a Public Folder, a user mailbox, the GAL or a CRM.) 

select icloud as your source type

3. Enter your Apple ID and Password for your iCloud account.

sign in to your icloud in cirahub

4. Type in a Spoke name and click next.

5. Type in a Hub name and click Create.

6. Select the option to add an Additional Spoke.

Step 2: Create a Spoke for SharePoint

7. Next, select SharePoint as the source type for your contact spoke.

Select Sharepoint

8. Click Grant Access to give CiraHub Permission to two-way sync SharePoint contacts and browse your company users or contacts.

Click Grant Access

9. You will need to sign into your Microsoft Account.

10. Give CiraHub Access to your SharePoint account and always check the box that states “Consent on behalf of your organization”.

11. Select a SharePoint Contact List to sync with CiraHub.

Select Sharepoint Contact List

12. Next, right-click your spoke, and select “Sync Options”.

Sharepoint Sync Options

13. From there, you will be taken to a new window; click the box which says, “Allow Hub to create and sync items in this spoke.”

Sharepoint Allow Hub

14. Click the Advanced tab to set up contact filtering settings for SharePoint.

Sharepoint Advanced Tab

15. Click on “Sync Now” to enable 2-way synchronization for the current spoke. You can also edit any synchronization options for each of your spokes below.

Sharepoint Sync Now

Learn More About CiraHub!  

CiraHub is a two-way sync platform for shared contacts and calendars for Microsoft 365, Exchange Server, and other Microsoft Enterprise Applications users. The software is designed to make it easy for people lacking IT expertise to set up shared contact and calendar sync for their company. Click here to learn more about how you can start a CiraHub trial today!

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Jon Harris is a Technical writer with experience working for cybersecurity and tech related companies. He has a bachelor's degree in computer science and likes to read, hike, and fish in his spare time. He began his career in computer science before pursuing a career as a writer, and editor.