cPanel features a comprehensive email management system with a user-friendly interface. You can easily create email accounts, change passwords, configure settings and access your email through web browsers using this email system.
If you are looking for an email management system for your server then cPanel is the one for you. cPanel is so easy to learn even if you are new to using the software.
To get you started, here is a beginner’s instructional guide on how to utilize this amazing email management system.
Creating an email account in cPanel is easy. Just follow the simple steps given below.
Step 1: Login to your cPanel Account
Step 2: In your cPanel homepage, navigate to the Email section.
Step 3: Click on the Email Accounts icon.
Step 4: In the Email Accounts interface page, enter the username of the email account that you wish to create in the Add Email Account section.
Step 5: Select the domain that you wish to use in the Domain drop down list.
Step 6: Enter your desired password in the Password and the Password (Again) fields.
Step 7: You can alternatively, click on the password generator link to automatically generate a strong password for the email account that you are creating.
Step 8: Select the desired Quota size limit for the email that you are creating. You can choose between 250MB and unlimited.
Note: If you choose 250MB, once your email account accumulated this much data size it won’t accept incoming messages anymore (unless you delete some old email messages) and the sender of the email will receive a notification email indicating that the recipient’s mailbox is full.
Step 9: Click on the “Create Account” button to create the email account.
To delete a cPanel email account, navigate to the Email Accounts interface page in your cPanel homepage and click the corresponding “Delete” link associated with the email account that you want to delete.
To change the password for a cPanel email account, navigate to the Email Account interface page and click the corresponding “Password” link associated with the email account that you want to change the password of.
Enter your new password in the Password and Password (Again) fields and then click the Change Password button to save the new settings.
Note: Password should contain at least 8 characters (must have a combination of upper and lower case letters, numbers, and symbols). Dictionary words are not accepted.
To configure your cPanel email account on an email client like Apple Mail or Microsoft Outlook, click the “More” drop down option of the email account that you want to configure located in the Email Accounts Interface Page of your cPanel software and then click on the Configure Email Client option.
In the Email client configuration page, select the Auto-Configure link of the corresponding email client that you wish to setup your cPanel email account with.
If you are logged into your cPanel account and you wish to access your email account through a web browser, simply click on the “More” drop down option of the email account that you want to access in the Email Accounts Interface Page of your cPanel software and then click on the Access Webmail option.
As you can see, using cPanel’s email management feature is easy. Just don’t forget to create a cPanel backup of your email settings after you are finished setting up your email accounts in cPanel to ensure that your email accounts data and configuration can be restored easily whenever you need to.