Creating and Configuring a New Email Account on cPanel

 Sunday, December 10, 2023

Email communication is an integral part of personal and professional life. Creating a new email account on cPanel, a popular web hosting control panel, is a straightforward process. Follow these steps to set up and configure your new email account efficiently.


Step 1 : Log in to cPanel

  • Open your web browser and enter your cPanel URL (e.g., https://yourdomain.com/cpanel).
  • Log in with your cPanel username and password provided by your hosting provider.


Step 2: Navigate to Email Accounts

  • Once logged in, find the "Email" or "Email Accounts" icon. Click on it to access the Email Accounts section.


Step 3: Create a New Email Account

  • In the Email Accounts section, locate the "Create" or "Add Email Account" option.


Step 4: Fill in the required information:

  • Email: Enter the desired email address (e.g., [email protected]).
  • Password: Create a strong password for your email account.
  • Mailbox Quota: Set the mailbox size or choose unlimited if applicable.
  • Click on the "Create" or "Add Account" button.


Step 5: Configure Email Client Settings

   After creating the email account, you'll need to configure your email client (e.g., Outlook, Thunderbird) to send and receive emails. Here are the general settings:


A- Incoming Mail Server (IMAP):

 - Server: Your cPanel domain (e.g., mail.yourdomain.com)

 - Port: 993

 - Security: SSL/TLS


B- Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP):

- Server: Your cPanel domain (e.g., mail.yourdomain.com)

- Port: 587

- Security: STARTTLS

- Username: Your full email address (e.g., [email protected])

- Password: The password you set during the email account creation.


Step 6: Access Webmail

   cPanel provides a webmail interface for convenient access to your emails. To access webmail:

  • Return to cPanel and locate the "Email" section.
  • Click on "Email Accounts" and find your newly created email account.
  • Click on "Check Email" to access your inbox through the webmail interface.



   Creating and configuring a new email account on cPanel is a fundamental task for managing your online communication effectively. By following these steps, you ensure a seamless setup process and can start using your new email account promptly. Whether for personal or business use, cPanel simplifies email management, making it accessible to users of all levels of technical expertise.