How to Setup Email Client Access in cPanel

The email client setup lets you easily setup email client access in cpanel.  You can automatically configure and connect email accounts from cPanel directly to your desired email application, for example, Outlook or Mail for Mac.

To do this, head to Email > Email Accounts.  

 

Showing how to get to Email Accounts section in cPanel

 

How Do I Setup Email Client Access in cPanel?

To setup the email client access you’ll need to first have an existing email account created.  If you have not done this yet you can review our doc for setting up new email accounts in cPanel.

 

  1. Scroll to the bottom of Email Accounts and find the email you wish to set up
  2. Click on the Set Up Mail Client link
     
    Showing where to setup email client access in cpanel
     
  3. Review the list of email Applications and choose the one you want by clicking on the Protocol link next to it
     
    Showing the clients available for automatic setup for cPanel email accounts
     
  4. Existing email client application must already be installed on your computer

 

If for some reason you have any issues with the auto configuration here are the Manual Settings for you to follow:

 

Secure SSL/TLS Settings

(Recommended)

Non-SSL Settings

(NOT Recommended)

Username:  email@domain.com

Password: Use the email account’s password
Incoming  mail.domain.com

IMAP Port: 993

POP3 Port: 995
Outgoing Server:  mail.domain.com

SMTP Port:  465
Authentication is required for IMAP, POP3, and SMTP

Username:  email@domain.com

Password: Use the email account’s password
Incoming  mail.domain.com

IMAP Port: 143

POP3 Port: 110
Outgoing Server:  mail.domain.com

SMTP Port:  25
Authentication is required for IMAP, POP3, and SMTP


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