Bluehost Web Hosting Help
Managing Your Email Accounts
This article will show you how to Add, Delete and Manage your Bluehost email accounts.
- Creating a new email account
- Viewing your current email accounts
- Deleting email accounts
- Changing the quota of an email account
- Changing the password of an email account
Acessing the Email Accounts tool
- Log into your Bluehost Control Panel
- Open the Email Accounts tool, located in the Mail section of the cPanel.
Creating a new email account
- In the Email:" text box type the User you would like to create an email address for.
- In the Password:" text box type the Password you would like this User to have.
- The Password Strength:" meter will tell if the password you have entered is strong enough. We highly recommend you use a strong password. For more information on this subject? Please see our Knowledgebase article on (Password Strength)
- In the Password (Again):" text box type the Same Password you used above to confirm that they are the same. If the passwords do not match please carefully retype the password into both boxes again.
- The Mailbox quota (optional):" text box is used to specify the amount of your overall hosting storage that will be allocated for that specific email account. The default that should be listed is 250 MB. You can increase or decrease this number as you desire.
- Once the User, Password, and Quota are all accurate; simply click the Create Account" button.
Viewing your current email accounts
Once the email accounts have been created they are listed on the bottom half of the page. You are able tp search for email accounts by email address, username or domain name.
Deleting email accounts
To delete an email account:
- Click Delete, to the right of the email account.
- Click Delete to confirm that you would like to delete this email account.
Note: This will delete all of the emails associated with this email account.
Changing the quota of an email account
- Click Change Quota to the right of the email account.
- Enter the new quota for the email account.
- Click the Change Quota button to confim the new quota.
Changing the password of an email account
- Click Change Password to the right of the email account.
- Enter the new Password for the email account.
- Click the Change Password button to change the password for the email account.
Recommended Help Content
Intro to Webmail
We provide several programs to be able to check your email online. cPanel Mail section where Email Accounts icon is located Navigate to the Mail section inside cPanel. Click the Email Accounts icon. (updated 244 days ago)
How to Create a New Email Account
To setup an email address for your domain name is easily accomplished within the control panel (cPanel). Mail section where Email icon is located Navigate to the Mail section inside cPanel. Click the (updated 12 days ago)
How to log into Webmail
How to access your email accounts from your web browser. Our webmail applications make a nice alternative to a desktop email client. (updated 336 days ago)
Related Help Content
How to create an FTP Account
How to use use the FTP Account tool to create additional FTP Accounts. This is useful for granting FTP access to your account without giving anyone your cPanel password. (updated 5 days ago)
How to access your email with Gmail
Learn how to check your email accounts from within Gmail. This tutorial will show you how to setup a POP account in GMail. (updated 54 days ago)
Getting Started With Email
How to create and access your email accounts (updated 21 days ago)
How to Delete Email Accounts
Where in the cPanel do I delete email accounts, and how can I do this? (updated 390 days ago)
AJAX Failure in Email Accounts Section of cPanel
Explanation why the error occurs in Browser and solutions (updated 398 days ago)
How to set up webmail to go directly to Horde, SquirrelMail or RoundCube
Instructions on how to set up Webmail to redirect as a custom subdomain (updated 404 days ago)
WHM - Create a New cPanel
How to create a new cPanel. (updated 9 days ago)
Email not sending from Client or Webmail
Trying to send out emails from multiple email accounts fail from both webmail and third party email clients. Possible Reasons: The maximum emails per hour has been exceeded. This can be caused by forw (updated 1245 days ago)