How to set up email and WiFi - Google Nexus 7 / 10

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Google Nexus 7 and 10 PhonesRead this guide to connect to WiFi and set up your Shaw email account through an Exchange server on your Google Nexus 7 or 10 Android phone. Although Exchange (ActiveSync) is the email setup method we recommend, it is also possible to set up your email using an IMAP or POP server. For more information on your Google Nexus 7 or 10, see Nexus 7 and 10 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

It is recommended that you set up your Shaw email through Exchange (ActiveSync) as it is the preferred method of setting up your email address. It offers advanced mail handling, less confusion for accounts connected to multiple devices, and allows synchronization with calendars and contacts. Set up your Shaw email on your Google Nexus 7 or 10 Android phone via Exchange by following the instructions below.


  1. Select Settings
  2. Press Add Account
  3. Choose Email
  4. Enter your Shaw email address and password
  5. Select Manual Setup
  6. Select Exchange
  7. Enter the following: 
    • Domain/Username: Your Shaw email address with
    • Password: Your Shaw email password
    • Server Address:
    • Domain:
    • Use Secure Connection (SSL): Yes (add a check mark)
    • Accept all SSL Certificates: Yes (add a check mark)
    • Client Certificate: None
    • Port: 443 (leave as default)
  8. Select Next
  9. If prompted with a remote security administration check, select OK
  10. Choose your account sync preferences, then press Next
  11. Name your account

Related: Alternative POP and IMAP Settings

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WiFi setup

To connect your Google Nexus 7 or 10 phone to your wireless (WiFi) network:


  1. Select Settings
  2. Select Wireless & Networks and then tap WiFi
  3. Slide the WiFi switch to the On position
  4. Wait as your device scans for available WiFi networks, then select your network from the list
  5. Enter your network password

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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