Shaw On Demand Search App (Android Phone)

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With the Shaw On Demand App you can browse and order Shaw On Demand titles directly from your iPhone, iPad, or Android device. 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 this application are viewable on your Digital Cable Box.

 

Shaw On Demand Search app Support for other devices:

Shaw On Demand Search App (iPad)

Shaw On Demand Search App (iPhone)

Shaw On Demand Search App (Android Tablet)

 

On This Page

Downloading the Shaw On Demand App

Sign In and Authentication

Navigation

Searching

Ordering a Title

Wishlist

Multicultural Section
French Language Selection

 


 

Downloading the Shaw On Demand Search App

 

To download the app for your iOS or Android device click here: Download Now

 

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

 

Once the installation has completed, the Shaw On Demand Search 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

 

 

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Sign In and Authentication

 

To use the Shaw Video On Demand Search app you need to sign in using your Shaw email or My Account username and password. Once signed in, you will have the ability to create a wishlist or even order On Demand titles from within the app and have them waiting on your Digital Box.

 

To sign in, press the hardware menu button on your phone to access the Shaw On Demand Search App Menu,  then tap Sign In. You will be presented with the sign in screen seen below where you can sign in with your Shaw email address, My Account username and password or Shaw Direct account information.


 

If you need to register for a My Account profile, please click here: Shaw Account Settings (My Account)

 

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

 

 

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Navigation

 

The Shaw On Demand Search App offers a simplified interface that is divided into five sections including Movies, TV, Subscription and 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 displays content in a number of interactive ways. Movies (as shown below) displays featured titles at the top of the screen with additional listing 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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Searching

 

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. Tap the Search icon at the top of the screen to be presented with a keyboard and search field. 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

 

You will now be shown a list of corresponding search results and you can tap on the title of your choosing to be presented with additional information and ordering options.


Shaw On Demand Search App search bar

 

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Ordering 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. Once you have found a title you would like to order, tap 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

 

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.

 

Shaw On Demand Search App complete order


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 is a handy tool for creating a 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 recall at a later date, tap on the title and then tap on the wishlist icon presented on the info screen (highlighted below). The title will be added to your wishlist.

 

Shaw On Demand Search App add favourites

 

To view your Wishlist, press the hardware menu button on your phone. You will be presented will a list of additional selections including Wishlist, Orders, Ratings and Help. Tap Wishlist to view your wishlist entries, tap on any entries to begin the order process.


Shaw On Demand Search App wishlist

 

 

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Multicultural Movie Section

 

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


Shaw On Demand Search App multicultural

 

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 Search App multicultural options


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French Language Selection

 

The Shaw On Demand Search App 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 and then choose Français.

 


Shaw On Demand Search App 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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Related Articles

Shaw On Demand Search App (iPad)
Shaw On Demand Search App (iPhone)
Shaw On Demand Search App (Android Tablet)

 


 

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