How to set up email and WiFi - Samsung Note 3

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Samsung Galaxy Note 3 PhoneLearn how to connect your Samsung Note 3 phone to WiFi as well as how to setup your Shaw email account through IMAP or an Exchange server.  While there are three options for setting up your email on a Samsung Note 3 phone, the preferred setup method is IMAP. For more information, see Samsung Note 3 Product Support.

 

For more information on the differences between IMAP and POP, please see the following article: Email server settings: POP and IMAP

 

 

Did You Know?

 

IMAP is a convenient way to set up 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

To configure your Samsung Galaxy Note 3 phone to send and receive emails using IMAP:

 

  1. Tap Menu
  2. Select Settings
  3. Tap General
  4. Select Accounts and then tap Add Account
  5. Select IMAP
  6. Enter your Shaw.ca email address and password, then select Manual Setup
  7. Enter the following Incoming server settings:
    • Email address: Your Shaw email address with @shaw.ca
    • Username: Your Shaw email address without @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 the Require sign-in field is checked
    • Enter Username and Password
  10. Click Next
  11. Under Account options, choose your account sync preferences, then press Next
  12. Under Set up email Give your account a name and enter Your name (will be displayed on outgoing messages)
  13. Select Done

Related: Alternative POP and IMAP Settings

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ActiveSync/Microsoft Exchange email setup

To configure your Samsung Galaxy Note 3 phone to send and receive emails using an Exchange Server:

 

  1. Ensure that your Shaw.ca email account password meets the minimum security requirements
  2. Tap Menu
  3. Select Settings
  4. Tap General
  5. Select Accounts and then tap Add Account
  6. Select Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync
  7. Enter your Shaw.ca email address and password, then select Manual Setup
  8. Enter the following:
    • Domain/Username: Your Shaw email address with @shaw.ca
    • Password: Your Shaw email password
    • Exchange Server: wm.shaw.ca
    • Use Secure Connection (SSL): Yes (add a check mark)
    • Use Client Certificate: No (no check mark)
  9. Select Next
  10. If prompted with an Activation check, select OK
  11. Choose your account sync preferences, then press Next
  12. Name your account
  13. Select Done

Related: Alternative POP and IMAP Settings

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WiFi setup

To connect your Samsung Note 3 smartphone to your wireless (WiFi) network, follow these steps:

  1. On the Application screen, tap Settings
  2. Select Connections
  3. Drag the Wi-Fi switch to the right, then tap Wi-Fi
  4. Select the network that you would like to connect to
  5. Enter the network password. (unless the network is open and requires no password)
  6. Press Connect

 

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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