How to: Setup your SHAW SMTP Mail Servers

Setup your SHAW SMTP Mail Servers for Outlook, Outlook Express & Windows Live Mail

Did you just buy a new computer and need to setup your Shaw E-mail in either Outlook Express, Microsoft Outlook or Windows Live Mail? If so then follow this guide. (this example shows an Outlook Express Setup)

STEP 1 Go to this Shaw SMTP SERVERS (please report if link is broken) and select the city your live in or live nearest to. This will populate the box next to it with you Shaw SMTP server name. (please click the image to your right to view an example)


STEP 2 Open your e-mail client (Outlook Express, Outlook or Windows Live). From the menu select “Tools” and then “Accounts.” If this is your first time opening your client a Wizard will pop-up and walk you through the steps. It is important that you follow the instructions.

STEP 3 Assuming you are using the wizard you will come to a step that asks you for the type of mail account (POP3, IMAP and HTTP) by default it should be set to POP3, leave it as POP3 or change it to POP3. On the same screen you will also be asked for the SMTP Mail Server, this is where you enter your Shaw SMTP Mail Server Name(s). (please click the image to your right to view an example)


Incoming SMTP Mail Server: SHAWMAIL.SERVER
Outgoing SMTP Mail Server : SHAWMAIL.SERVER
On the same screen you will also need to select the box that says “My Server Requires Authentication.”

STEP 4 Following the intructions finish the wizard, the last step should be you entering your User Name and Password.

That’s it, you should be done. Push the “Send/Receive” button and see what happens! If you have any issues don’t hesitate to contact us for further help.

4 thoughts on “How to: Setup your SHAW SMTP Mail Servers

  1. Brendan Skoreyko

    Hi Ron,

    It will depend which City/Town you are in. Follow this link to find out (SHAWs automated incoming/outgoing mail servers): . Scroll down the page and you will see.

    I live in Calgary so my SMTP server is:shawmail.cg.shawcable.net.

    I hope this helps. If you need further help please let me know.

    Thank you,

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