How do I create a new email account or mailbox in my cPanel Control Panel

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  • Create a new email account / mailbox in cPanel
  • Create a new email account / mailbox from the Red Hippo Client Area

Note: This is for users with cPanel control panel. If you’re hosting control panel is maXpanel use this guide.

Creating a new mailbox in cPanel is simple

Method 1:  Login to cPanel to Create a new Email Account / Mailbox

  1. Login to the Client Area.
  2. Click the “Services” tab.
  3. You’re now at the “My Products and Services” page. Find your service and click the “Active” button.
  4. Under the “Quick Shortcuts” section click “Email Accounts“. You’re new automatically logged into cPanel at the “Email Accounts” section.
  5. Type in the email account you want and insert the password of your choice (or use the password generator).
  6. Edit the “Mailbox Quota” if you don’t like the default size of 1GB (1024mb).
  7. Click “Create Account” and you’re done.

Optional: To view the full mailbox settings or get those same settings emailed to you scroll down and you’ll see a list of email accounts, find the one you just created and then:

  1. Click “Set Up Mail Client“.
  2. The settings will be listed there for both the Secure SSL/TLS and Non-SSL.
  3. Alternatively you can get all those settings email to you. Scroll down to the “Email Instructions” section.
  4. Insert the full email address you want your new mailbox settings emailed to anc click “Send“.

Method 2: Create a new Email Account / Mailbox Directly from the Red Hippo Client Area

  1. Login to the Client Area.
  2. Click the “Services” tab.
  3. You’re now at the “My Products and Services” page. Find your service and click the “Active” button.
  4. Scroll down till you find the “Quick Create Email Account” section.
  5. Type the name of the new mailbox you’d like to create in the appropriate box.
  6. Type in your preferred password.
  7. Click “Create” and you’re done.
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