This tutorial describes how to setup a Carddav addressbooks on Android mobile devices. On Android Carddav is not supported natively, but there are existing a lot of nice apps which fullfill our needs.
One of this app is the Carddav app from Marten Gajda, you can find it in the Google Play Store
To start we need to create a new account. Go to the settings panel
Go to the accounts management
Select “Add account”
Select “CardDAV” as account type
Insert your Carddav server name, your username and your password
Then click Next.
When your credentials are inserted correctly you will see the following screen.
Please select now which address books you want to synchronize with your mobile device.
Choose a name for the new created account, then click Finish!
Your now account is created.