This page will point you to instructions on how to set up your Shaw email address on mobile devices and in popular email apps. You can have up to 10 email addresses as part of your Shaw account.
Setting up your Shaw email on a mobile device or in a email app is pretty easy. Before you start, you'll want to have a few things handy:
If you're signed into the Shaw.ca website, you can create a Shaw email address in just nine easy steps.
If the username you chose is available, and your password meets the requirements, you should see a confirmation that your new email address has been created.
For guidance about username rules, password requirements, security questions, and how to manage Shaw email addresses using the My Shaw mobile app, read the article How To: Create a Shaw email address using My Shaw.
No matter which device or email app you're using, the steps to setting up a Shaw email address so you can send and receive mail will be similar.
These are the (IMAP) email settings we recommend you use, when asked:
Account Type: IMAP
To use Shaw's POP3 incoming mail server, use these settings:
Incoming mail server and settings:
Encrypted incoming mail server and settings:
If you’re setting up Exchange ActiveSync, use these settings:
Email address: Your Shaw email address
Here are a few of the most commonly asked questions about setting up Shaw email. For even more, visit the FAQ: Shaw Email page.
What is Shaw email?
A Shaw email address will have your username followed by @shaw.ca (eg. firstname.lastname@example.org). You can use Shaw Webmail to send and receive email, or you can use the 3rd party mail app of your choice.
How do I create a new @shaw.ca email address?
You can create a new Shaw email address using the My Shaw website or with the My Shaw mobile app.
How many email accounts can I create?
Up to 10 email addresses are included with your Shaw Internet account.
How do I change my Shaw.ca email password?
If you forgot your password, or you just want to change it for security reasons, you can set a new password using the My Shaw website or the My Shaw mobile app.
What is the difference between POP and IMAP email settings?
POP3 is a protocol for receiving email that downloads it to your computer, from a mailbox on the Shaw server. IMAP is a protocol that leaves your emails on the server, allowing you to read and manage emails using multiple computers, devices, and email apps. IMAP is recommended for use with your Shaw email addresses.
What is the largest email message that I can send/receive?
The maximum email size sent or received, attachments included, is 20MB. The maximum file size for an individual attachment, in Webmail, is 5MB.
What is the size of my Shaw email mailbox?
The maximum mailbox size for Shaw email is 1GB.