How do I create an email account in cPanel?

Create your own email accounts with secured passwords. Use the Email Account section to create and manage all your domain related user email accounts.

To create an email account, follow the steps given below.

1. Navigate to Email Accounts.

Or

Navigate to Home > Email > Email Accounts.


create an email account in cPanel

The Email Accounts page will be displayed.

add email account

2. In the Add Email Account section, enter the following details.

Field

Description

Example Value

Email

Refers to the email address that you want to create. If you manage more than one domain, but make sure to select the appropriate domain from the menu.

milton

Password

Refers to the appropriate password to login into the email account.

Note:Passwords must have a minimum of 5 characters.

************

Password (Again)

Refers to the password entered again for confirmation.

************

Strength

The system grades the password that you enter on a scale of 100 points. 0 indicates a weak password, while 100 indicates a very secure password. A green password strength indicator shows that the password is equal to or greater than the required password strength.

You need to use a strong password in order to maintain security. Use the inbuilt password generator to create your password and this is really hard to crack.

Strong (62/100)

Mailbox Quota

Refers to maximum hard drive space that the account may use to store email.

Note:Due to mail server constraints, you cannot assign quotas greater than 2048 MB (2 GB) on 32-bit operating systems and 4096000 MB (4096 GB or 4 TB) on 64-bit operating systems. In case of quotas that exceed these amounts, you must assign the unlimited value.

250

3. Use password generator to generate complex and secure password. Click Password Generator.

Note: The password generate from the Password Generator are secure passwords that are difficult for malicious users to guess.

The Password Generator dialog will be displayed.

email password generator

4. Click Generate Password as many times as you wish until you are happy with your password.

5. To set the security requirements of the new password, click Advanced Options.

6. Enter the following details.

Field

Description

Example Value

Length

Refers to the desired length of the password.

Milton

Alpha Characters

Select whether to include uppercase letters, lowercase letters or both.

************

Non Alpha Characters

Select whether to include numbers, symbols or both.

************

I have copied this password in a safe place

Copy the password in a safe place and check the box to approve.

Checked

7. Click Use Password to use the generated password.

Or

To reject the password and close the Password Generator dialog and click Cancel.

8. Once you are satisfied with email id and password, click Create Account.

The new account will be created and displayed with the message box.

email account overview

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