How to create a mailbox in cPanel

This article explains how to create a new mailbox using cPanel.

1. Log into cPanel
Your cPanel account can be accessed from the below links

http://www.yourwebsite/cpanel or https://www.yourwebsite:2083

Replace ‘yourwebsite’ with your domain.

2. Click Email Accounts

  • Under Add email account enter the following
  • Email: this will be the address you would like to set up for example [email protected]. If you have multiple domains you will be able to select them from the drop down on the right hand side.
  • Password:  Enter a strong password or use the Password Generator that cPanel provide (recommended).
  • Mailbox Quota: This is the amount of space in MB that you would like the mailbox to have available. [alert]Note: 1024MB is equal to 1GB, however there are plenty of MB to GB calculators online.[/alert]
  • Click Create account

3. Your mailbox has now been successfully created,  you can view your new mailbox settings by clicking on Set Up Mail Client