Manage Email Accounts
Creating an email account for your domain name is very easy with the control panel (cPanel) your SiteGround hosting account has.
In this section you will find answers of the following questions:
- How to create an email account through the cPanel?
- How to access web-based email clients?
- Overview of web-base email clients
- How to use local email clients like Outlook, Thunderbird?
From the cPanel home, you need to proceed to the Email Accounts icon.
From the Email Accounts section proceed to the Add a New Email Account form.
In the spaces provided, please type the name of the account, the password and the disk space you would like to dedicate to this mailbox. By default it is set to 250MB. To finish, press the Create Account button.
To access the web-based email clients you need to be logged into your Customer Area. In My Accounts section first click on the "Manage Account" button for the account whose webmail you wish to access.
Then Click on the link for accessing your WebMail in the email info section:
Once you login, you can choose between three web-based email clients: Horde, SquirrelMail and RoundCube.
Note: To login securely to the web e-mail interface, use https://yourdomain.com:2096/. Please note that it is possible that your Internet Service Provider is blocking port 2096. In case you cannot reach that address, please use http://yourdomain.com:2095/
Configuring an email client is very easy and straightforward process. You just need to follow the instructions displayed during the process and use the settings below:
Incoming mail server (POP3 server): mail.yourdomain.com Outgoing mail server (SMTP server): mail.yourdomain.com Username: Please use the full e-mail account name. Example: email@example.com instead of you Password: **********
If you have never used an email client, we strongly advise you to take a look at our detailed step-by-step tutorials of the most commonly used local email clients: