How to set up email and WiFi - Samsung ATIV S

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Samsung ATIV S PhoneLearn how to connect your Samsung ATIV S Windows 8 phone to WiFi as well as how to setup your Shaw email account through an exchange server. While ActiveSync (Exchange) is the preferred email setup method, you can also use IMAP or POP. See the following article for additional details on POP and IMAP: Email server settings: POP and IMAP.


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Preferred email setup: Microsoft Exchange

The Microsoft Exchange setup procedure described below is the preferred setup method for your 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.


  1. Open Settings
  2. Tap Email + Accounts
  3. Select Add an Account
  4. Choose Outlook
  5. Enter your Shaw email address and password
  6. Tap Sign In
  7. Enter the following information:
    • Username: Your Shaw email address without
    • Domain:
  8. Tap Sign In
  9. If the ATIV S cannot automatically find your email information, tap Advanced
  10. Tap Server and enter the following:
  11. Tap Show All Settings and enter the following:
    • Server Requires Encrypted (SSL) Connection: Yes (add a check mark)

Related: Alternative POP and IMAP Settings

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?

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WiFi setup

To connect your Samsung ATIV S phone to your wireless (WiFi) network, follow these steps:


  1. Open the Applications screen
  2. Tap Settings
  3. Choose System
  4. Tap WiFi and then slide the WiFi Networking switch to the right to enable WiFi
  5. A list of available WiFi Networks will appear automatically. Select the WiFi network that you would like to connect to, then tap done.

If you are connecting to your home Shaw WiFi network and have a Shaw WiFi modem, you can find the SSID (network name) 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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