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FreeRange App Overview

Learn more about the Shaw FreeRange app with this overview that covers everything from supported devices, sign in process and features of the app. The Shaw FreeRange app makes all of today’s best mobile TV app programming and access to live broadcast streams available through one, easy-to-use app, whenever and wherever you want to watch it.

    Supported devices

    Apple: iOS 9.0 or higher

    Android: 4.1 and higher

    How to download

    For iOS: Download the Shaw FreeRange app on the iTunes store.

    For Android: Download the Shaw FreeRange app on the Google Play store.

    How to sign in

    The Shaw FreeRange TV app is free to download for Shaw Digital Cable or Satellite TV subscribers.

    When you first launch the app you will be presented with a messaging asking you to add your device to your Shaw Account. Click on the Get Started button to begin the authentication process, where you can sign in to the app using your Shaw Direct account number and password. If you haven’t registered for My Account yet, you can sign up here.

    Once complete your device will have been added to your account and you be able to give that device a name so that you can identify it later.

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    Features overview

    Live TV Viewing: Stream your favourite shows and networks live directly on your mobile device. When logging in, you’ll see all available channels based on your subscription and our mobile TV streaming rights.

    Shaw Direct-on-Demand streaming: Watch select movie and television content directly from Shaw Direct On Demand, instantly without having to wait for the program to air on live TV.

    Download-to-Go: The Shaw FreeRange TV app includes the "Download-to-go" feature, which allows you to download select On Demand titles from the FreeRange TV app directly to your mobile device so that you can watch it at a later time without having to be connected to the Internet or use your devices mobile data

    Parental Controls: The Shaw FreeRange TV app includes the ability to set parental controls which allow you to limit the types of content available for streaming and download through the app.