How to manage your email accounts via cPanel Print

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Managing email accounts in cPanel is a straightforward process that allows you to create, modify, and delete email accounts associated with your domain. Here's a general guide on how to manage email accounts in cPanel:

Accessing cPanel

  1. Log in to cPanel: You can usually access cPanel through a URL provided by your hosting provider, which is often in the format of Use the username and password provided by your host.

Creating Email Accounts

  1. Find the Email Section: Once logged in, scroll down to the "Email" section.
  2. Email Accounts: Click on the "Email Accounts" icon. This will take you to a page where you can manage your email accounts.
  3. Create an Email Account: Click on the "Create" button. You will need to:
    • Enter the email address you want to create. Only fill in the part before the "@" symbol; the domain part should already be selected or provided.
    • Choose a strong password or use the "Generate" button to create one automatically.
    • Optionally, set the mailbox quota. This limits how much disk space the account can use.
    • Click on the "Create" button to finalize the creation of the new email account.

Managing Existing Email Accounts

  1. Access Existing Accounts: On the "Email Accounts" page, you'll see a list of existing email accounts.
  2. Check Email: Use the "Check Email" button to access the webmail interface.
  3. Manage Settings: Use options like "Manage" or "Connect Devices" to configure settings like forwarding, autoresponders, or to get instructions on how to set up the email account on other devices.
  4. Change Password: Use this option to update the password for any email account.
  5. Quota: Adjust the disk space quota if necessary.
  6. Delete: To remove an email account, use the "Delete" option. Be careful, as this will remove all emails stored within the account.

Additional Email Management Features

  • Forwarders: In the Email section, you can also find the "Forwarders" option. This allows you to set up email forwarding from one address to another automatically.
  • Autoresponders: Set up automatic email responses for when you're away or unavailable.
  • Email Filters: Create rules to manage incoming emails automatically, such as moving emails to a specific folder based on the sender or subject.

Best Practices

  • Regularly check and clean your email accounts to avoid using up your hosting space.
  • Use strong, unique passwords for each email account.
  • Regularly update passwords to enhance security.

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