How to set up email and WiFi - Google Nexus 4

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Google Nexus 4 PhoneThis guide will explain how to connect your Google Nexus 4 Android phone to WiFi and demonstrate how to setup your Shaw email account through an Exchange server. While Exchange (ActiveSync) is the preferred email setup method, you can also use IMAP or POP. For more information, see Nexus 4 Product Support.


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Did You Know?


Microsoft Exchange (ActiveSync) is the most convenient way to setup your email and is recommended as it is the best option for users looking to check mail worldwide and from different computers/devices.


Learn More: What email setup is right for me?

Microsoft Exchange email setup

To set up your Shaw email on your Google Nexus 4 Android phone using Exchange server settings, follow the instructions below. Exchange (ActiveSync) is the preferred method of email setup for your email address as it offers advanced mail handling, less confusion for accounts connected to multiple devices, and synchronization with calendars and contacts.


  1. Select the APPS button on your Google Nexus 4
  2. Select Email
  3. Tap Microsoft Exchange
  4. Enter your Shaw email address and password
  5. Enter your Username, which is your Shaw email address without
  6. Select Next
  7. Enter the following:
    • Server Address:
    • Domain:
    • Use SSL: Yes (add a check mark)
    • Accept all SSL Certificates: Yes (add a check mark)
  8. Choose Next
  9. Choose which services you would like to sync (Mail, Contacts and Calendar)
  10. Select Next
  11. Tap Activate
  12. Enter an account name and select Done to finish setup

Related: Alternative POP and IMAP Settings

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WiFi setup

To connect your Google Nexus 4 phone to your wireless (WiFi) network, follow these steps:


  1. Press the MENU button on your Google Nexus 4
  2. Select System Settings
  3. Move the WiFi slider option to the On position
  4. Tap WiFi
  5. Select the network that you would like to connect to
  6. Enter the network password (unless the network is open and requires no password)
  7. Press Connect

If you are connecting to your home Shaw WiFi network and have a Shaw WiFi modem, you can find the network name (SSID) and password located on the white sticker on the back or bottom of your wireless modem.

Related: How to connect to a Shaw Go WiFi Hotspot

Did You Know?


If you have customized your network name (SSID) and/or password and can no longer remember the login credentials, you will need to restore it to factory settings.


Learn More: Restore your wireless modem to the default settings


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