How to set up email and WiFi - LG G3

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LG G3 PhoneSet up your WiFi connection and Shaw email account via an Exchange server on your LG G3 Android phone in a few easy steps. Microsoft Exchange (ActiveSync) is the recommended email setup method for your email address, but you can also set up your email using IMAP or POP. 


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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

Setting up your email address through Microsoft Exchange on your LG G3 phone is the preferred method of email setup as it offers a number of benefits, including allowing advanced mail handling, synchronization of calendars and contacts, and is less confusing overall for accounts connect to multiple devices. Follow the steps listed below to set up your email address on your LG G3 phone.


  1. Ensure that your email account password meets the minimum security requirements
  2. Tap the Apps icon
  3. Tap Settings
  4. Tap the General tab
  5. Tap Accounts & Sync
  6. Tap Add Account
  7. Select Microsoft Exchange
  8. Enter your Shaw email account and password.
  9. Select Manual Setup
  10. Enter the following:
    • Server Address:
    • Domain:
    • Use Secure Connection (SSL): Yes (add a check mark)
  11. Choose Next
  12. Choose which services you would like to sync (Mail, Contact and Calendar)
  13. Tap Activate
  14. Enter a name for your account (for example "My Shaw Account"), then tap Next
  15. Tap Done to complete the setup

Related: Alternative POP and IMAP Settings

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WiFi setup

Follow these instructions to connect to your wireless (WiFi) network on your LG G3 phone:


  1. Tap Apps
  2. Select the Settings app
  3. Touch the WiFi On-Off toggle to enable WiFi
  4. Tap WiFi to see a list of available networks
  5. Select your WiFi network from the list
  6. Enter your network password
  7. After a few moments, you should now be connected to WiFi

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. 


Connect to Shaw Go WiFi

Shaw Go WiFi provides you with a Shaw Internet experience beyond the home. As a Shaw Internet customer, you can access a huge network of super-fast WiFi locations all over your city for no additional cost so you can stay connected, whether you're sipping a latte, waiting for a train, or even working out at the gym. Learn how to connect to Shaw Go WiFi by clicking on the link below.

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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