How to set up email on Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+

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Samsung Galaxy S8

If you've got a new Samsung Galaxy S8 smartphone and want to get it set up to connect to your Shaw email account, you can follow the instructions below to get started.

 

Note: This document was written for the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus running Android version 7.0 and Samsung Experience version 8.1.

 

Email setup: IMAP

Email setup: ActiveSync/Exchange

 

 

Did You Know?

 

IMAP is the most convenient way to setup your Shaw email and is recommended as an option for users looking to check mail worldwide and from different computers/devices.

 

Learn More: What email setup is right for me?    

                                                                         
Email Setup: IMAP

The IMAP setup procedure described below can be used to set up your Shaw.ca email address.
 
To configure your Samsung Galaxy S8 to send and receive emails using IMAP server settings:

 

  1. On your Samsung Galaxy S8 phone, open the Samsung folder and select the Email Icon.
  2. Tap Add New Account
  3. Enter your Shaw email address and password
  4. Tap Manual Setup in the bottom left corner
  5. Select the option for IMAP account, then enter the following Incoming server settings:
    • Email address: Your Shaw email address
    • Username: Your Shaw email address without the "@shaw.ca"
    • Password: Your Shaw email address password
    • IMAP Server: imap.shaw.ca
    • Security type: SSL 
    • Port: 993
  6. Tap Next, you will be presented with Sync schedule options. Tap Next.
  7. Enter a name for this mail account (for example "My Shaw Account")
  8. Tap Done to complete the setup

Related: Alternative POP and IMAP Settings

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Email Setup for ActiveSync/Exchange

Samsung Galaxy S8 Email Settings

Setup ActiveSync on your Android phone to send and receive emails on your Samsung Galaxy S8 or S8+.

  1. Open the Samsung folder and select the Email Icon.
  2. Tap Add New Account
  3. Enter your Shaw email address and password
  4. Tap Manual Setup in the bottom left corner
  5. Select Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync
  6. Enter the following Server Settings:
    Email Address: (Your Shaw Email Address)
    Domain\username: (Your Shaw Email Address)
    Email Password: (Your Shaw Email Password)
    Exchange Server: wm.shaw.ca
    Use secure connection (SSL): Enabled
    Use client certificate: Disabled
  7. Tap Sign In

Related: Alternative POP and IMAP Settings, Samsung Galaxy S8 user manual

Did You Know?

 

You can setup WiFi to save on mobile data and use Shaw Go WiFi for the best email experience.

 

Learn More: Setup WiFi on Android Mobile Devices

                                                                            

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