How to create an email account in cPanel

This article covers how to create an email account in cPanel.

1) Log in to your cPanel: www.YOURDOMAIN.com/cpanel

2) Click on “Email Accounts” under the Mail section

3) Enter the email address you would like to create for your domain

4) Create your own password or generate one using the Password Generator and input it twice

5) Assign the quota

6) Click “Create Account”

Once the email account is created, it will appear in the middle section where it shows the account, usage/quota, and actions you can take. Here you can change the password, quota, or even delete the email account. You can also access the email by clicking on the “More” button and choosing “Access Webmail”. The other option, “Configure Email Client” will provide more information such as port numbers and settings to use if you would like to set up an email client (i.e. Outlook or Thunderbird). You can also access your email by going straight to webmail (www.YOURDOMAIN.com/webmail).

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