This guide will walk you through how to connect to a WiFi (wireless) network on your new Google Chromebook. Follow a few easy steps to set up your WiFi connection and get the most out of your Chromebook.
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To set up your WiFi connection on your Google Chromebook, follow the instructions below.
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.
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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.
Shaw Go WiFi is a complimentary service available to all Shaw Internet customers, whereby they can automatically connect to any of Shaw's thousands of WiFi hotspots located across Western Canada. Once you've signed in you'll automatically connect to additional Shaw Go WiFi hotspots every time you're within range.
If you'd like to simplify the Shaw Go WiFi connection experience, you can register your Chromebook while at home. Once registered, you'll only need to connect to the ShawOpen network once, and no sign in will be required. For more information, see the following article.