Shaw On Demand Search App (Android Phone)

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The Shaw on Demand Search App has been decommissioned as of August 7th, 2018. Please see Aug 7 | Shaw Video on Demand Search App is retiring for more information.

Learn about the Shaw On Demand search app for Android phones. With the Shaw On Demand App, you can browse and order Shaw On Demand titles directly from your Android phone. This application is for ordering titles only and cannot be used for playing back the titles you have ordered through your mobile device. Titles ordered via the app are viewable on your Digital Cable Box.

 

See Related Articles below for Support for other devices

 

This article will provide insight into:

 

How to download the Shaw on Demand app

To download the app for your Android device click here: Download Now. Once downloaded and installed, the app will appear on your home screen with the icon highlighted below. Simply tap the icon to launch the application.

 

Shaw On Demand Search App > Android Tablet

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There is no cost to download the application from the App store, however, Shaw is not responsible for any data fees charged by your mobile provider in using data for the download.     

                           

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Sign in and authentication
To enable functionality, you need to sign into the Shaw On Demand Search App using your Shaw ID and password. Once signed in, you will have the ability to order On Demand titles from within the app and have them waiting on your Digital Box.

 

To sign in:

  1. Press the hardware menu button on your phone to access the Shaw On Demand Search App Menu
  2. Tap Sign In. You will be presented with the sign in screen where you can sign in with your Shaw ID and password.

 

If you need to register for Shaw ID, please click here: Shaw ID Overview 

 

Once you are signed in, you will be able to access the Subscription section which shows a customized view of the additional On Demand services to which you subscribe. If you have a subscription to additional services like Movie Central On Demand, this is where you will find the titles available from those packages.

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How to navigate the Shaw On Demand app

The Shaw On Demand Search App offers a simplified interface that is divided into five sections including Movies, TV, Subscription, Search at the top of the page, and a Menu which is accessible by pressing the hardware menu button on your phone. Additional menu options include your Wishlist, Orders and Login information. This menu will appear at the bottom of the page, seen below.

 

Navigation within each section is touch driven and offers and displays content in a number of interactive ways. Movies (as shown below) features titles at the top of the screen with additional listings below. The page scrolls down to reveal additional listings and can be swiped left to reveal additional titles in each area.

Shaw On Demand Search App movies

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How to search on the Shaw on Demand app on your Android phone

If you are looking for a specific movie or TV show, the Search feature will be the fastest way to navigate the vast collection of titles available with Shaw On Demand.

 

  1. Tap the Search icon at the top of the page and you will be presented with a keyboard and search field.
  2. Enter the title into the search field and tap the Search button on the lower right side of the keyboard (highlighted below). Shaw On Demand Search App search results > Brave
  3. You will now be shown a list of corresponding results and you can tap on any title to view its information page and ordering options.

 

Shaw On Demand Search App search bar > Movie: Brave

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How to order a title

The Shaw On Demand Search App allows you the convenience of not only a simple and interactive view of the Shaw On Demand library but also the ability to order a title and have it waiting in the My Orders menu on your Digital Cable Box.

  1. Once you have found a title you would like to order, tap on on the title to reveal additional information including a synopsis, ratings, cast information and the Order button (shown below).Shaw On Demand Search App title information
  2. To access the order screen, tap the Order button. From the order screen, you will have the ability to designate your choice of either the Standard or High Definition version of the title (if available), as well as see pricing for both options. With your selection in place, tap the Complete Order button seen highlighted below.
  3. With your selection in place, tap the Complete Order button as highlighted below.

 

Shaw On Demand Complete Order Screen > HD Selected

 

To view this content on your Digital Box, simply load Video On Demand and select the My Orders option. The content you have ordered from the Shaw On Demand Search App will appear there immediately.

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Wishlists

The Wishlists feature can be used for creating a simple list of titles that you may want to order in the future. If at any point you come across a title you would like to remember at a later date, tap on the title and then tap on the Wishlist iconWishlist icon which is highlighted below. The title will be added to your Wishlist.

Shaw On Demand for Android Phone > Wishilist > Add to favourites

To view your Wishlist:

  1. Select the hardware menu button on your phone. You will be presented with a list of additional selections including Wishlist and Orders, Ratings and Help.
  2. Tap Wishlist to view your Wishlist entries
  3. Tap on any entry to begin the order process.

 

Shaw On Demand for Android Phone > Wishlist Entries > Wishlist Selection

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Multicultural Section / French Language Selection

To access the Multicultural movie selection on the Shaw on Demand Search app, simply press the MENU button on your device, then select Multicultural.

 

Shaw On Demand for Android Phone > Multicultural Options

When you select the Multicultural option from the menu, you will be presented with a list of languages. Select your language preference and you will be brought to a full list of Movies and TV shows that are available in that language.Shaw On Demand for Android Phone > Multicultural Language Options

French Language Selection

The Shaw On Demand Search App for Android phones also supports the French language. To change your settings so that the interface appears in French, tap the MENU button on your device, then choose Settings. Tap Language header, then choose Français.

 

Shaw On Demand Search App for Android Phones > French language

Please note, this change only affects the Shaw On Demand Search apps interface and not the description of the videos.

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