We've added an Augmented Reality mode, to help you locate nearby Shaw Go WiFi hotspots! It even works when you don't have a data connection! Just tap the Location Dot!

Please click “More” for a description of the functions and features!

With Shaw Go WiFi, you can extend your Internet experience beyond your home into public areas such as malls, parks, coffee shops, restaurants and gyms.

With over 100,000 existing Shaw Go WiFi hotspots across Western Canada and hundreds of new ones popping up every month, the Shaw Go WiFi Finder App makes it easy to locate a convenient location to get your WiFi fix.

Enjoy high speed WiFi access and bypass expensive mobile data charges! Stream video, wage online battles and use data-intensive applications on all your wireless devices just as smoothly around town as at home. Use the app to register your device and connect in any of our hotspots for free*. Best of all, once your device is registered and connected to the network, you’ll automatically connect every time you’re in a Shaw Go WiFi hotspot.

The following clearly explains all the Functions and Features of the app as required by the Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation. This is simply a more detailed version than is provided by app store permissions acceptance.

*For current Shaw Internet Subscribers, Guest accounts and temporary access code users.


The Shaw Go WiFi Finder App will:
- Use your Location Services (GPS and Network-based), to determine and display your location
- Temporarily store, modify or delete the contents of your locally stored data on the device or externally as needed for caching data used by Google / Apple Maps, and storing user specific data (ie favourites)
- Receive data from the Internet, to enable search results, push notifications and configuration updates
- Read local service configuration data for troubleshooting

When “Send Anonymous Usage Data” is allowed, the Shaw Go WiFi Finder App will also:
- Collect anonymous usage data for determining additional locations for Go WiFi
- Perform low impact, network performance quality tests
- Launch immediately after the device starts in order to collect data
- Send collected anonymous usage data, and test results via Wifi connection only

- Search for Shaw Go WiFi hotspots and filter search results by category, including cafés, entertainment venues, transportation venues and more
- Get direction and distance details from your current location to Shaw Go WiFi hotspots
- View Shaw Go WiFi hotspots on a map or in a list view for full network access
- Share locations with friends via email, Facebook and Twitter
- Save favourite Go WiFi hotspots to a list for easy reference
- Find information about Shaw Go WiFi hotspots including address, phone number and website
- Register your device for Shaw Go WiFi auto connect directly from the app

What’s New

Version 5.3.1

- We've added an Augmented Reality mode to help you locate nearby Shaw Go WiFi hotspots! It even works when you don't have a data connection!

Ratings and Reviews

4.1 out of 5
3.4K Ratings

3.4K Ratings

Anna Cruise ,


I have experienced sending messages when at the Easthills Mall. As well have experienced the same problem when at the DairyQueen in Chestermere.

just send the darn thing ,

Terrible customer service chat

Not happy I have tried for the last month to connect with the Shaw go wifi and chatting today with one of your agents was just terrible - no help whatsoever- terrible customer service- I have been a customer for about 15 years - maybe it is time to look for other wifi companies - and tv and phone - not impressed at all!!

Developer Response ,

Thanks for reaching out! Out Shaw Go WiFi connection guide ( should be able to help you out. If that doesn't help, please contact us at and we'll give you a hand.

SilverDobbo ,

Unclear how to download and install

Moved to Shaw Mobile. No one mentioned this App so no connection outside city.

App Privacy

The developer, Shaw Communications Inc., has not provided details about its privacy practices and handling of data to Apple. For more information, see the developer's privacy policy.

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