How to Create an Email Account in cPanel

Posted on by Ronald Caldwell | Updated:
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In addition to managing websites, applications, and databases, users also manage email accounts in cPanel. The first step toward managing email is to create the account properly. This tutorial walks through how to create an email account in cPanel.


  • A cPanel server.
  • Login credentials for cPanel.

How to Create an Email Account in cPanel

2. In the Email section, click Email Accounts.

3. Click the Create button.

4. Enter the username for the new email address and assign it a password.

5. To set limitations for the email account prior to creating, click Edit Settings under the Optional Settings section.

6. Once all fields are completed, click Create.

7. A message briefly appears in the upper-right corner that the new email account successfully created.

8. Access webmail for the account, change passwords, and other settings from the Email Accounts screen.

Wrapping Up

Following these steps on how to create an email account in cPanel helps you successfully create and manage email for your domains. Repeat the process as many times as necessary for the accounts you need.

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The cPanel series continues with the next tutorial on How To Set a Default Address in cPanel.

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About the Author: Ronald Caldwell

Ron is a Technical Writer at Liquid Web working with the Marketing team. He has 9+ years of experience in Technology. He obtained an Associate of Science in Computer Science from Prairie State College in 2015. He is happily married to his high school sweetheart and lives in Michigan with her and their children.

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