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How do I create an email account in cPanel?

Creating an email account in cPanel is a straightforward process. Here are the general steps:

  1. Log in to cPanel:
    • Access your cPanel account using the provided login credentials. You can usually do this by visiting a URL like https://yourdomain.com/cpanel and entering your username and password.
  2. Navigate to Email Section:
    • Once logged in, look for the “Email” section. The exact wording may vary depending on the cPanel theme, but it’s typically labeled as “Email” or “Email Accounts.”
  3. Access Email Accounts:
    • Within the Email section, find an option like “Email Accounts” or “Email Accounts Management.”
  4. Choose Domain and Set Up:
    • If you have multiple domains associated with your cPanel account, choose the domain for which you want to create the email account. Then, click on an option like “Create,” “Add Email Account,” or similar.
  5. Enter Account Details:
    • Fill in the following details for your new email account:
      • Email: Enter the desired email address (e.g., info@yourdomain.com).
      • Password: Create a secure password for the email account.
      • Mailbox Quota: Specify the mailbox quota (the amount of disk space allocated to the email account).
  6. Configure Additional Settings (Optional):
    • Some cPanel installations may offer additional settings such as setting up forwarding, enabling autoresponders, or configuring default addresses. Adjust these settings as needed.
  7. Create the Email Account:
    • Click the “Create Account” or “Add Account” button to create the email account.
  8. Access Webmail (Optional):
    • If you want to access your email via webmail, you can usually do so by clicking the “Access Webmail” option in cPanel.

Additional Tips:

  • Choose a strong and secure password for your email account.
  • Regularly update your email account password for security.
  • Familiarize yourself with other email-related features in cPanel, such as forwarders, autoresponders, and filtering options.

These steps provide a general guideline for creating an email account in cPanel. The specific options and interface may vary slightly based on the version of cPanel your hosting provider is using. If you have any trouble or need specific guidance, refer to your hosting provider’s documentation or contact their support for assistance.