How to Create a Email Account in cPanel?

WebSupporters all web hosting packages have the ability to create email accounts as per the plan. Email accounts can be created by cPanel. To create a new email account you will need to log into your cPanel.
You can create and manage email accounts of your domain through this interface. You can Create email address, configure your mail client, change your passwords and access your webmail directly.

Create a New Email Account in cPanel:

Step (1) –Login to cPanel using current username and password.
Step (2) – Click on Email Accounts link found in your Emails section of the cPanel Home.

Then on a next screen so you can create a new email address.
Step (3) – In Email Accounts, you will find Add Email Account on the Top.
Type the left part of the email address before the @ sign, and, if you have several domain names on your account, select the domain name under which the email address will be created.

Step (4) – Add Email name you want to create as it will be the text that comes before @.
Step (5) –Specify a password consisting of five or more Latin characters.
Step (6) –Specify the mailbox size or use the default size defined by the provider’s policy or your service plan.
Step (7) –Click on Create Account to create an Email address associated with your domain.
Step (8) –Once the account has been created, you will see it listed in the Email Accounts section.
Step (9) – Choose a strong password and supply Mailbox Quota. It defines how much disk space this account can    use. You can provide specific amount of space in MB or you can provide an unlimited quota for this.
Step (10) – To access your mailbox through webmail, In a Web browser, visit the URL, where is the Internet address of your website. When prompted, specify your full email address as the username (for example,, and specify the email address password.
  • Manage Email Accounts

You can manage your email accounts through this interface, you can change your passwords, change quota amount or delete the email account.
To manage your email accounts, scroll down to see the list of Email accounts that exist with your domain.

  • Change Passwords

To   change  your   email   accounts  password,  click   Change  Password  link corresponding to your email address.

Enter New Passwords, and save changes by pressing Change Password button.

  • Change Quota

To change your email quota, click on link Change Quota corresponding to your email address that you want to manage.

Enter limited quota in Megabytes or select unlimited option. Press Change Quota
Button so save the changes.

  • Configure Mail Client

To send and receive emails with your domain from any desktop or mobile email client, e.g. Windows Live Mail, Outlook or iOS of iPhone etc. cPanel provides you preconfigured setting for these applications. You just need to download the settings and run it, then it will automatically configure the email client. You may need to enter your email account password. You can also manually configure the email clients for sending and receiving emails for your email client.
To download Auto Configuration Scripts or See the manual settings, click onConfigure Mail Client link corresponding to your email account.

Once the interface is opened, you will see Auto Configuration Scripts.

You can download Auto Configuration Scripts for Configure mail client interface. Just download the appropriate settings and run it.
Or if you want to configure your mail client manually, you can scroll down to see the Manual Settings.

Note: There are four types of settings – IMAP and POP3, both over SSL/TLS and Non-SSL too. Using SSL sends your messages with encryption providing extra layer of security, but Non SSL does not. It is recommended that you use settings with SSL. From IMAP or POP3, you can choose anyone you want. Both will work perfectly.

  • Delete an Email Account

To delete an email account, just click on Delete link corresponding to your email account.

It  will  ask for  confirmation. Press the Delete Button to remove your  email account.

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