Learn how to set up your email on your Samsung Galaxy S8 or S8+ with these tips. If you've got a new Samsung Galaxy S8 smartphone and want to get it set up to connect to your Shaw email account, you can follow the instructions below to get started.
Note: This document was written for the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus running Android version 7.0 and Samsung Experience version 8.1.
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Email Setup: IMAP
The IMAP setup procedure described below can be used to set up your Shaw.ca email address.
To configure your Samsung Galaxy S8 to send and receive emails using IMAP server settings:
On your Samsung Galaxy S8 phone, open the Samsung folder and select the Email Icon.
Tap Add New Account
Enter your Shaw email address and password
Tap Manual Setup in the bottom left corner
Select the option for IMAP account, then enter the following Incoming server settings:
Email address: Your Shaw email address
Username: Your Shaw email address without the "@shaw.ca"
Password: Your Shaw email address password
IMAP Server: imap.shaw.ca
Security type: SSL
Tap Next, you will be presented with Sync schedule options. Tap Next.
Enter a name for this mail account (for example "My Shaw Account")