Email and Wireless Guide - Android Tablets

Document created by [shaw]fraser on Dec 17, 2012Last modified by [shaw]bryce on Jun 16, 2016
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This guide will explain how to connect your Android Tablet, such as the ASUS Transformer Prime, Galaxy Tab or Nexus 10 to an available wireless network, and will also demonstrate how to setup your Shaw email account through an Exchange or POP/SMTP server. Click on any of the links below to be redirected to the relevant instructions. For more information, see the support documentation available online for your specific device.

 


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Wifi Setup

Microsoft Exchange Email Setup (Recommended)

POP/SMTP Email Setup

 


 

 

WiFi Setup

 

Please note: These settings were tested with a ASUS Transformer Prime Tablet and may differ slightly if you are using an alternative Android tablet, such as the Galaxy Tab, Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1, Nexus 10 or other.

 

  1. Press the Apps button on your Android Tablet
  2. Select Settings
  3. Under Wireless & Networks
  4. Move the Wi-Fi slider to the on position if it is not already
  5. Select the Wireless Network that you would like to connect to from the list that appears
      • If you are using a Shaw wireless modem, you will be able to find your network name (also called the SSID) by looking at the white sticker on the top of the modem*
  6. Enter the Network Password
      • If you are using a Shaw wireless modem, you will be able to find your network password (also called the Pre-shared Key or Passphrase) by looking at the white sticker on the top of the modem*
  7. Tap 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:

 

Please note: These settings were tested with a ASUS Transformer Prime Tablet and may differ slightly if you are using an alternative Android tablet, such as the Galaxy Tab, Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1, Nexus 10 or other.

 

  1. Ensure that your Shaw.ca email account password meets the minimum security requirements
  2. Select the Apps button on your Android Tablet
  3. Tap Email
  4. If this is the first email account to be configured on your phone, you will be provided with a setup screen. If this is not the first email account to be set up, select Menu or Settings and then select Add Account
  5. Enter your full Shaw email address and password
  6. Choose Manual Setup
  7. Select Exchange or Microsoft Active Sync
  8. Enter the following:
      • Domain/Username: Your full Shaw.ca email address
      • Password: Your Shaw.ca email password
      • Server: wm.shaw.ca
      • Use Secure Connection (SSL): Yes (add a check mark)
      • Accept all SSL certificates: Yes (add a check mark)
  9. Select Next
  10. Choose which services you would like to sync (Mail, Contacts and Calendar)
  11. Press Finish Setup

 

 

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POP Email Setup

 

Follow theses steps to configure your tablet and Shaw.ca email address to sync over a POP connection. Click here for more information on Exchange vs. POP/SMTP. Shaw recommends using the Exchange setup procedure defined above.


Please note: These settings were tested with a ASUS Transformer Prime Tablet and may differ slightly if you are using an alternative Android tablet, such as the Galaxy Tab, Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1, Nexus 10 or other.

 

  1. Ensure that your Shaw.ca email account password meets the minimum security requirements
  2. Select Apps on your Android device
  3. Select Email
  4. If this is the first email account to be configured on your phone, you will be provided with a setup screen. If this is not the first email account to be set up, select Menu and then select Add Account
  5. Enter your full email address including @shaw.ca
  6. Enter your email password
  7. Select Manual Setup
  8. Select POP3 for the Protocol
  9. Enter the following information: for the Incoming Server Settings
      • Username: your full email address including @shaw.ca
      • Password: your email password
      • POP Server: pop.shaw.ca
      • Security type: None
      • Server port: 110
  10. Choose Next
  11. Enter Yes (check mark) next to login required
  12. Enter the following information for the Outgoing Server Settings
      • Username: your full email address including @shaw.ca
      • Password: your email password
      • SMTP server: mail.shaw.ca
      • Server port: 587
      • Security type: STARTTLS (accept all certificates) or TLS / STARTTLS only
  13. Enter a check mark into the box next to Require sign-in
  14. Choose Next
  15. Enter the following information:
      • Username: your email address including @shaw.ca
      • Password: your email password
  16. Select your email preferences if prompted (may differ depending on the model of your tablet)
  17. Enter the following information
      • Give this account a name (optional): Enter a name for your account e.g. My Shaw Account
      • Your name (displayed on outgoing messages): e.g. John Smith
  18. Select Next or Finish to complete the setup

 

 

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Related Articles

 

Setup Email on an Android Device

Wireless Device Quick Setup Guide

 


 

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