As a Shaw Internet customer, you can access Shaw Go WiFi — a network of over 100,000 Shaw Go WiFi hotspots across Western Canada. The Shaw Go WiFi finder app for iOS and Android, devices will help you find hotspots and share your favourite locations with friends.

How to download the app (free)

The Shaw Go WiFi Finder app is a free app download available from your favorite app store. To download the Shaw Go WiFi Finder app, visit the app store for your device. 187551_shawgologo


How to find a WiFi hotspot

To find hotspots in your area:

  1. Open the Shaw Go WiFi Finder app.
  2. Browse hotspots as pins on a map.
  3. Tap the arrow icon at the top left to centre the map on your location.
  4. Tap a pin for information about the hotspot or all hotspots in a cluster.
  5. Tap a hotspot's name for directions to the hotspot and more details:
    • the WiFi's hotspot's address
    • distance from your current location
    • information about the host
    • the host's website and contact information

How to register a device

You'll need to register a device before you can connect it to the Shaw Go WiFi network. Registered devices will automatically connect to the network anytime you enter a Shaw Go WiFi hotspot.

To register a device within the app:

  1. Open the Shaw Go WiFi Finder app.
  2. Click Settings.
  3. Click Register This Device.
  4. Enter your Shaw ID or Shaw email address.
  5. Enter your Shaw account password.
  6. Enter a device name and contact email address.
  7. Select the Accept checkbox to accept the terms of use.
  8. Click Register this device.

If you received a Shaw Go WiFi access code in an email from Shaw, enter that instead of your Shaw ID and password.

Shaw Go WiFi Finder App settings

In the app's Settings tab, you can:

  • switch between Imperial (miles and yards) and Metric (kilometres and metres) measurement units
  • switch between default, satellite, and hybrid map types
  • register your device for Shaw Go WiFi
  • opt in to sharing anonymous usage information 

For answers to frequently asked questions about the Shaw Go WiFi Finder app, read FAQ: Shaw Go WiFi Finder app.

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