Email and Wireless Guide - Samsung Galaxy Nexus

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This guide will explain how to connect your Galaxy Nexus phone to wifi and also demonstrate how to setup your Shaw email account through an exchange or POP server. Click on any of the links below to be redirected to the relevant instructions. For more information, see: Samsung Galaxy Nexus Product Support

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WiFi Setup

Exchange Email Setup (Recommended)

POP/SMTP Email Setup

 


 

WiFi Setup

 

  1. Select the Settings from the Apps screen on your Galaxy Nexus
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  1. Under Wireless & Networks, turn Wi-Fi on
  2. Select Wi-Fi (turn on Wi-Fi). Your device will let you know that WiFi networks are available
  3. Tap on the network that you would like to connect to from the available list, then press Connect
      • If you are using a Shaw Wireless Modem you will be able to find your network name by looking at the white sticker on the top of the modem*
  4. Enter the network password (unless the network is open and requires no password)
      • If you are using a Shaw Wireless Modem you will be able to find your network password by looking at the white sticker on the top of the modem*
  5. Press Connect

 


* If you have customized your network name (SSID) and password and can no longer remember the login credentials you will need to restore your Wireless Modem to the default settings

 

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Microsoft Exchange Email Setup

 

The Microsoft Exchange setup procedure described below is the preferred setup method for your Shaw.ca email address. Exchange offers advanced mail handling, less confusion for accounts connected to multiple devices, and synchronization with calendars and contacts. Any emails sent from this device will appear on Webmail and any emails deleted from the device will also be deleted from Webmail and the server.

 

To configure your phone/tablet to send and receive emails using an Exchange Server:

 

  1. Ensure that your Shaw.ca email account password meets the minimum security requirements
  2. Select the MENU button on your Galaxy Nexus
  3. Choose Email

 

  1. Enter your Shaw email address and password, then click Next
  2. Choose Exchange


  3. Enter the following information on your Nexus:
      • Domain\Username: Your Shaw email address without @shaw.ca
      • Password: Your Shaw email password
      • Server: wm.shaw.ca
      • Accept all SSL certificates: Yes (add a check mark)
  4. Choose Next

 

  1. Choose which services you would like to sync (Mail, Contacts and Calendar)
  2. Press Next to finish setup

 

 

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POP Email Setup

 

Follow theses steps to configure your phone and Shaw.ca email address to sync over a POP connection.

 

  1. Enable Remote Access on your Shaw email account
  2. Select the MENU button on your Galaxy Nexus
  3. Choose Email
  4. Enter your email address, then click Next
  5. Choose POP3
  6. Choose Manual Setup
  7. Select POP protocol
  8. Enter the following:
      • Username: Your Shaw email address without @shaw.ca
      • POP Server: pop.shaw.ca
      • Security Type: None
      • Server Port: 110
  9. Select Next
  10. Enter the following:
      • Username: Your Shaw email address without @shaw.ca
      • SMTP Server: mail.shaw.ca
      • Security Type: TLS
      • Server Port: 587
  11. Select Next
  12. Give your account a name
  13. Select Finish Setup

 

 

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Related Articles

 

Setup Email on an Android Device

Wireless Device Quick Setup Guide

 


 

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