To change a password, perform the following steps:
The quota for an address defines the amount of mail, in Megabytes, that the account can store. When your mailbox exceeds this limit, the system returns any incoming mail to the sender with a message that states that the recipient’s mailbox is full. The system administrator can change this behavior in WHM's Exim Configuration Manager interface (Home >> Service Configuration >> Exim Configuration Manager).
To change a mail quota, perform the following steps:
Each row in the Mail Account section of the interface displays two status icons.
The first status icon indicates whether the user can log in to, send mail from, and read their mail account. The second status icon indicates whether the mail account can receive incoming email.
|Incoming email allowed.|
Incoming email suspended.
If this is the only service suspended, then the user can still log in to, read, and send email.
|Logins, reading, and sending allowed.|
Logins, reading, and sending suspended.
If this is the only service suspended, the mailbox can still receive incoming email.
To suspend logins, incoming email, or both for an email account, perform the following steps:
To unsuspend logins, incoming email, or both for the email account, click More and then click the apropriate Suspend link.
When you suspend an email account, the system also suspends any aliases or forwarders that redirect email to the account.
To delete an email address, perform the following steps:
This feature allows you to access an email account with a web browser. To access this feature, perform the following steps:
For more information, read our Webmail documentation.
This feature automatically configures your email client to access your cPanel email addresses. An email client allows you to access your email account from an application on your computer (for example, Outlook® Express and Apple® Mail).
To access this feature, click More for the appropriate email account, and then select Set Up Email Client.
To configure your mail client, perform the following steps:
When the configuration process finishes, your email client opens automatically and logs in to your email account.
www.example.comand your SSL certificate matches your hostname, your server's name is
*.example.comis valid for
mail.example.com. Also, if your certificate does not match your hostname, the server's name is
This feature, also known as plus addressing, allows senders to route a message directly to the folder of a mailbox.
Email subaddresses use the
username+folder@domain format, where
username represents the username of the mailbox and
folder represents the folder's name.
For example, if you send a message to
username+Important@example.com, the mail server will route the message to the
Important folder in the
Your default email address appears under the Default Email Account heading. The system creates this special email account when your hosting provider creates your cPanel account. The account's username and password are identical to your cPanel account name and password.
The actual address of the account is
account represents your account username. You cannot rename, delete, or place a quota on the default account. We recommend that you create a separate email account for daily use.
This address is also the default From and Reply-to address of outgoing email that your account's PHP scripts send.