Indigo Kobo Wireless Guide

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This guide will show you how to connect your Kobo eReader to an available wireless network so that you can download and sync ebooks to your device. If you are a Shaw Internet customer currently using wireless internet services, this guide will also show you how to connect to your Shaw network connection.

 

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Connect Your Kobo Touch / Glo / Mini

Connect Your Kobo Arc / Vox

Connect Your Kobo Original eReader

Setup Email on Your Kobo (Arc/Vox)

 



To connect your Kobo Touch, Glo or Mini to WiFi

 

  1. Press the HOME button
  2. Tap the Settings icon
  3. Tap the Sync icon
  4. Your Kobo will now list the available local wireless networks. Tap the name of the network you would like to connect to
      • If you are a Shaw Internet customer with a wireless modem and you would like to connect to your Shaw wireless network, you can find the network name (called the SSID) and password (also called the Pre-shared Key or Passphrase) listed on the white sticker on the top of your wireless modem*
  5. If the network is secured, use the keyboard to fill in the appropriate network password (as referenced above)
  6. Tap Join
  7. Once you successfully connect to the network, it will be added to your known networks list and will connect automatically in the future if your device is in range


* If you have customized your network name (SSID) and/or 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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To connect your Kobo Arc to WiFi

 

  1. Tap the Home icon at the bottom of the screen
  2. Tap the Systems icon at the bottom right

  1. Tap the Status Details section that appears at the top of the list
  2. Tap WiFi
  3. Move the slider located next to WiFi to the On position if it is not already
  4. Tap the name of the network you wish to connect to
      • If you are using a Shaw Internet connection and have a Shaw wireless modem in your household, you can find your network name (called an SSID) and network password (also called the Pre-shared Key or Passphrase) located on the white sticker on the top of the wireless modem*
  5. Tap Connect
  6. Once connected, you will see the wireless icon appear at the bottom of your screen

 

* If you have customized your network name (SSID) and/or 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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To connect your Kobo Original eReader to WiFi

 

  1. Press the HOME button
  2. Press the MENU button
  3. Select Settings
  4. Press the center of the navigation pad
  5. Select Wireless
  6. Press the center of the navigation pad
  7. If the setting under Wireless Status is Off, press the center of the navigation pad to enable Wifi
  8. The Kobo will scan the area for any available local wireless networks and display them in a list on screen. Select the network you want to join, then press the center of the navigation pad
      • If you are a Shaw Internet customer with a Wireless Modem and you would like to connect to your Shaw wireless network, you can find the network name (called the SSID) and password (also called the Pre-shared Key or Passphrase) listed on the white sticker on the top of your wireless modem*
  9. Select Join Network, then press the center of the navigation pad
  10. Enter the password using the virtual keyboard
  11. To see the password as you enter it, select Show Password
  12. Select Join Network, then press the center of the Navigation Pad
  13. Your Kobo will connect to the network


* If you have customized your network name (SSID) and/or 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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Setup Email on Your Kobo (Vox and Arc)

 

  1. Tap the Home button on your Kobo Vox
  2. Tap the All Apps icon near the bottom of the screen
  3. Tap Email
  4. Enter your full email address in the Email address field
  5. Tap Manual Setup
  6. Select Exchange, then enter the following:
      1. Domain/Username: Your full Shaw email address
      2. Password: Your Shaw email password
      3. Server. wm.shaw.ca
      4. Use Secure Connection (SSL): Yes (add a check mark)
      5. Accept all SSL Certificates: Yes (add a check mark)
  7. Enter the required information in the text fields
  8. Tap Next

 

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Related Articles

 

Amazon Kindle Wireless Guide

Wireless Device Quick Setup Guide

 


 

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