How to set up email and WiFi - Samsung Note II

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Samsung Note 2 SmartphoneLearn how to connect your Samsung Note II phone to WiFi as well as how to setup your Shaw email account through IMAP or an Exchange server. For more information, see Samsung Note II Product Support.

 

For more information on the differences between  IMAP and POP, please see the following article: Mail Help - POP and IMAP account types.

 

 

Did You Know?

 

IMAP is a convenient way to setup your email and is recommended for users looking to check mail worldwide and from different computers/devices.

 

Learn More: What email setup is right for me?

                

 

IMAP email setup

While there are three options for setting up your email on a Samsung Note II phone, the preferred setup method is IMAP. To configure your Samsung Note II phone to send and receive emails using IMAP:

 

  1. Select Settings
  2. Press Add Account
  3. Click the "+" to add an accountGalaxy Note II Settings
  4. Enter your Shaw email address and password
  5. Select Manual Setup
  6. Select IMAP account
  7. Enter the following Incoming Server settings:
    • Username: Your Shaw email address with @shaw.ca
    • Password: Your Shaw email password
    • IMAP server: imap.shaw.ca
    • Security type: SSL
    • Port: 993
  8. Select Next
  9. Enter the following Outgoing server settings
    • SMTP server: mail.shaw.ca
    • Security type: SSL
    • Port: 587
    • Ensure that Require sign-in checkbox is checked
    • Enter Username and Password
  10. Under Account options, choose your account sync preferences, then press Next
  11. Under Set up email, name your account (for example "My Shaw Email" and enter your name (this is what will be displayed on outgoing messages).
  12. Click Done

Related: Alternative POP and IMAP Settings

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ActiveSync/Microsoft Exchange email setup

To configure your Samsung Note II phone to send and receive emails using an Exchange Server:

 

  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 @shaw.ca
    • Password: Your Shaw email password
    • Server: wm.shaw.ca
    • 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 Samsung Note II smartphone to your wireless (WiFi) network, follow these steps:

  1. Tap Settings
  2. Slide the WiFi setting to the On position
  3. Tap WiFi
  4. Select your WiFi network (or the wireless network that you would like to connect to).
  5. Enter your WiFi network password

 

If you are using a Shaw wireless modem you can find your network name and password by looking at the white sticker on the top of the 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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