Before you can use email, you must create the email account in cPanel.
How to Create an Email Account
- Log into cPanel
- Once logged into cpanel, click on the "Email Accounts" located in the Mail section of cPanel:
- That will open a screen so you can create a new email address. You should see the below screenshot.
Fill in the fields, below is a description of what to enter:
Email: This is the name of the account. This will be before the @ symbol in the email address. Password: This is the password you assign to the email account. Password (again): Re-type the password Mailbox Quota: Select the size of the mailbox you want to create.
After entering your information in the fields, click the button labeled "Create Account"
- Once the account has been created, you will see the following screen to verify the account was created.
Getting started with Email
Congratulations, now you know how to create an email account in cPanel. Please check the next article on Checking your Email Account. If you missed our previous article, please see the Email Introduction tutorial, which is part of our Introduction to Email class.
Migrating email from another host
If you're in the process of transferring to InMotion Hosting from a different hosting provider, you may have emails that you want to copy to this email account you just created. We have a tutorial on how to accomplish that here.
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Basic Introduction to Email
|1.||Email: a Basic Introduction|
|2.||How email works in general|
|3.||Creating an Email Account|
|4.||How do I find my email settings?|
|5.||Writing and Sending Email|
|6.||Changing an email password|
2014-04-13 6:40 pm
I can send mail, but I don't receive any mail, as I fix it? I can see the emails received through HORDE
2014-04-14 9:26 am
If your mail is being displayed within webmail, but not in your email client, the issue is located somewhere within your mail client. To look further into the issue, begin with checking to be sure that the server that is is connecting to, the username, and password that are defined within the mail client are all correct.
2014-08-12 4:31 pm
I am having the same issue. The emails will send out but are not being recieved by Outlook Mail addresses. Can this be resolved on its own with in the 24 hours or do I need to change server information inside outlook?
2014-08-12 4:48 pm
Most likely, the server information would need to be changed within the email client. You can set it to the server name (instead of the domain name). This article provides information on how to find your email settings. If your domain was recently registered, then you may want to allow a little more time to pass in order to allow for possible domain propagation period.
2014-06-30 12:58 am
I tried sending an email to both of the accounts I created, and keep getting the following message:
Google tried to deliver your message, but it was rejected by the server for the recipient domain [...]
The error that the other server returned was:550 no mailbox by that name is currently available
Any idea what might be the problem?
2014-06-30 9:09 am
Thank you for contacting us. Since there could be several causes for this error message, you should check several things.
If it was a newly registered domain or DNS changes were made recently, it can take up to 24 hours to propagate.
Is the DNS for your domain pointed to our Nameservers? It will resolve to us within 24 hours, once it is pointed to our nameservers.
If you have any further questions, feel free to post them below.
2014-06-30 9:41 am
That must be the issue, John-Paul. Thanks! I'll try to be more patient. :)
2014-07-28 8:35 pm
you need to address all possible errors: the error I get is "password failed with error; no such file or directory