Setting up email on an Android device? We can point you in the right direction. Your Android device’s manufacturer will have the most up-to-date support information for whichever model of Android phone or tablet you are setting up. 

 

 

Quick answer

On your Android device:

 

  1. Go to the home screen and select Email.
  2. Click Add New Account.
  3. Enter your email address and password.
  4. Tap Manual Setup.
  5. Select an account type:
    • POP3
    • IMAP
    • Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync
  6. Uncheck the Authentication required before sending emails checkbox.
  7. Click Sign In.

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Android mobile device support websites

You’ll find specific instructions for setting up email on your Android phone and tablets, on these manufacturer support websites:

 

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Recommended server settings

These are the (IMAP) email settings we recommend you use, when asked:

 

Account Type: IMAP
Username: Your Shaw email address without @shaw.ca
Password: Your Shaw email password
Email address: Your Shaw email address
Incoming Server Name: imap.shaw.ca
Incoming Server Security Type: SSL
Incoming Server Port: 993
Outgoing Server Name: mail.shaw.ca
Outgoing Server Security Type: TLS
Outgoing Server Port: 587
Domain: shaw.ca

 

To use Shaw's POP3 incoming mail server, use these settings:

 

Incoming mail server and settings:
Incoming Mail Server: pop.shaw.ca
Server Type: POP
Security Type: None
Port: 110

 

Encrypted incoming mail server and settings:
Incoming Server: pop.shaw.ca
Server Type: POP
Security Type: SSL/TLS
Port: 995

 

If you’re setting up Exchange ActiveSync, use these settings:

 

Email address: Your Shaw email address
Domain: shaw.ca
Username: Your Shaw email address, without @shaw.ca
Password: Your Shaw email password
Exchange server: wm.shaw.ca
Use secure connection (SSL): Yes
Use client certificate: No

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