Mavericks now has good CalDav integration for google apps
directory, so you could either use the contacts API to access a
directory lookup like mail.app or you could roll your own caldav
based on the gmail account details.
This was working for a while but has stopped working a couple
betas back. The inital release required you to revoke access to
Airmail and then regrant permissions, but this does not seem to fix
it any longer.
We've pulled the plug on using airmail for our mac users
institutionally, which is unfortunate as it was the best option
available. This was, seriously, the main reason... not
auto-completing people from the google directory made it
Other apps (mac mail) seem to be able to do this just fine, I
would have to imagine there's an API you can hook into? I mean...
Anyway, we've moved on, so even if it gets fixed now, it won't
matter. Too late, Airmail.
The Directory Search function when using Gmail (Business
G-Suite) seems to be broken with Airmail 3 when running Sierra
10.12.3. Have no past experience, as I am first-time user here.
Just installed and setup accounts. Made sure to have "Directory
Search" clicked in the Account options. When composing a new
message and typing in a recipients name (first or last) there is
I am not syncing with native Contacts.app right now either as
there is a different issue with Internet Accounts on Mac setting up
I can receive and send mail no problem with Air Mail, and
auto-complete address/names with local saved to Air Mail contacts.
Directory access is non-existent.
Finally, after a handful of searches over a number of weeks about this issue with Airmail I am glad to have found a thread with others that are also experiencing the same problem. It was previously working and now broken, and I had gone through all the various settings to confirm and or enable/disable without success.