How to set up email and WiFi - Samsung Galaxy Tab S

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If you've got a new Samsung Galaxy Tab S tablet and want to get it set up to connect to your Shaw Internet and Shaw email account, you can follow the instructions below to get started. While the ActiveSync (Exchange) email setup method is described below, you can also use IMAP or POP. 


See the following article for additional details on POP and IMAP: Email server settings: POP and IMAP.


Samsung Galaxy Tab S




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Microsoft Exchange email setup

Follow these instructions to set up your Shaw email using ActiveSync/Exchange on your Samsung Galaxy S tablet.


  1. Tap Apps
  2. Select Email
  3. Tap the Menu icon. If this is the first account you are setting up on this device you will be automatically prompted to begin setting up your new account (Step 6)
  4. Tap Settings
  5. Select Manage Accounts
  6. Tap the + icon to create a new account
  7. Enter your email address and password
  8. Tap Manual Setup
  9. Select the option for Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync, then enter the following:
    • Domain/Username: Your Shaw email address
    • Password: Your Shaw email address password
    • Exchange Server:
    • Use Secure Connection (SSL): Yes (add a check mark)
    • Use Client Certificate: No (remove check mark)
  10. Tap Next
  11. Choose your account options and which services you would like to sync (mail, contacts, and calendars)
  12. Enter a name for this email account (for example "My Shaw Account")
  13. Tap Done to complete the setup

Related: Alternative POP and IMAP Settings, Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5" user manual

Did You Know?


IMAP 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
Wireless Setup Icon

Follow these instructions to connect to your home wireless network (WiFi).

  1. Tap Apps
  2. Tap Settings
  3. Choose the "Connections" tab from the top
  4. Ensure that the WiFi switch is On (will be green)
  5. Select your WiFi network from the list
    • If you are using a Shaw wireless modem, you can find your network name and password on the back of the device
  6. Enter your WiFi network password
  7. Tap Connect

Related: How to connect to a Shaw Go WiFi Hotspot

Did You Know?


Shaw Go WiFi provides you with a Shaw Internet experience beyond the home. You can set up WiFi to save on mobile data and use Shaw Go WiFi for the best email experience.


Learn More: Setup WiFi on Android Mobile Devices


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