Best Web Host Help Page – Email Accounts

Best Web Host Help Page – Email Accounts

Add and manage email accounts associated with your domain.

Add an Email Address

To add a new email address – see below – or if you prefer, you can always ask to set up email accounts for you on your Best Web Host account at no extra charge:

  1. Type the email address to be created in the Email field.Type the password in the Password field.

    • If you have parked domains, make sure to select the appropriate domain from the pull-down menu.

  2. Retype the password in the Password (again) field.

    • You can click the Password Generator link to have a strong password generated for you.

  3. Type the quota in the Mailbox Quota field.Click Create Account.

    • The quota defines how much hard drive space the account will be allowed to use.

Email addresses which already exist are displayed in a table. The information displayed in this table allows you to:

  • See how much disk space the account uses.

  • Change a password.

  • Change a quota limit.

  • Delete an email address.

  • Access an account through webmail.

  • Configure a mail client.

Change the Password

A secure password is one that contains no dictionary words and includes upper- and lower-case letters, numbers, and symbols.

To change the password:

  1. Click Change Password next to the appropriate email account.

  2. Type your new password into the Password box.

  3. Confirm your new password in the Password (again) box.

    • You can click the Password Generator link to have a strong password generated for you.

  4. Click Change Password to store the new password.

    • If you do not wish to change the password, click cancel.

Change the Quota Limit

The quota limit for an address defines the amount of mail (in Megabytes) that can be stored to its mailbox. When your mailbox exceeds this limit, any incoming mail will be returned to the sender with a message which states that the recipient’s mailbox is full.

It is important to keep track of quota usage, as a full quota will not allow you to receive mail.

To change a mail quota:

  1. Click Change Quota.

  2. Type the new email quota (in Megabytes) into the appropriate field. For an unlimited account, click unlimited.

  3. Click Change Quota to store the new value.

    • If you do not wish to change the quota, click cancel.

Delete an Email Address

To delete an email address:

  1. Click the Delete link corresponding to the account you wish to remove.

  2. Click Delete to confirm that you wish to delete the email address.

    • If you wish to keep the email address, click cancel.

Configure an Email Client

This feature automatically configures your email client to access your
Best Web Host cPanel email address(es). An email client allows you to access your email account from an application on your computer. Outlook® and Apple® Mail are examples of email clients. To access this feature, click the More button corresponding to the appropriate email account.

Note: You must already have an email client installed on your computer in order to automatically configure it using cPanel.

To configure your mail client:

  1. Select and download the appropriate configuration file from the list.

  2. Run the script file to automatically configure a mail client for the selected address.

When completed properly, your email client should open automatically and log into your email account(s).

Note: If you wish to use an email client that is not listed in this interface, you will need to manually configure it.

Additional Documentation

If you email your specific email software and version that you are

using can email you specific details for email set up

If you need help setting up your email, please let us know and will walk you through it