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Getting Started With Email

Now that you have purchased your hosting account, it's time to set up your email! Here at Bluehost, you have access to, 500 email accounts on the Starter plan and unlimited email accounts on all other plans, that are easy to set up and manage. Once you create your email, you can set up forwarders, auto-responders, and use one of the three webmail applications available to manage your email. You can also configure your email on just about any email client.

Create and Manage Email Accounts

Create Your Email Account

Configure Your Email Application:

Once you have created your email account, you can easily access your email using an email client. Bluehost utilizes AutoDiscovery and AutoConfig (AutoConfigure) to automatically setup your email account, with just the email address and password. AutoConfig will currently work with Outlook 2007+ and Mozilla Thunderbird.

If you are not using Outlook 2007+ or Thunderbird you will need to manually configure your email client. Below are the general settings to configure any email client:

  • Mail Server Username: Your full email address (
  • Incoming Mail Server:
  • Outgoing Mail Server: (server requires authentication)

Below are step-by-step instructions on how to configure the most popular email clients:



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