How to Set Up Your Email Account
by David Bilby
Email has changed very little over the past 18 years of my engagement with the Interwebs. The question of how to set up email is a loaded question. There are several options when it comes to setting up your email. Many of the questions I receive are derived from a confusion around how to set up a simple email account. Other questions I often get are ones such as, do I need pop3 or map? What if I use Gmail for my main email, can that be integrated with my new domain email? How do I add my domain email to my phone? My email keeps disappearing after I read it, what’s wrong? These are great questions and I’m more than happy to spend time with anyone who needs help.
For now, let’s go back to the basics regarding setting up your new email account. First off let me say, there are a couple different ways of addressing the email quandary. One is a do-it-yourself option and the other is hiring a paid service. Our company does almost everything for our client. In this blog, we are going to show you how to set up email within your Cpanel domain.
5 Steps to Set Up Your Email Account
Step 1: Make certain you have a web host that uses Cpanel. It’s the easiest way administer your web hosting account. Once you have a domain and a web hosting account, you can then set up your email accounts.
Step 2: Log into your Cpanel account, usually like this, www.your-domain.com/cpanel. You’ll need your Cpanel username and password. This is provided by your web hoster. Our full-service web hosting clients don’t have worry about this, as we take care of it for our clients.
Step 3: Navigate to the Email Section and click on Email Accounts. Locate the form that is entitled Add Email Account.
Step 4: Fill out the form with the following information
Step 5: Click Create Account
That’s all there is to it. Now you’ll need to choose your email client and add your new email address to the email client. As always if you need personal assistance with any web hosting or email problems, you can feel free to email me at firstname.lastname@example.org and I will walk with you to diagnose the issue and work one solutions with you.
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