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How To Access cPanel - What You Need / Where To Find cPanel

This article will explain how-to access the cPanel for your account.

What You Need

You need to be able to log into your account to perform this task. You will be required to know:

  • The username for your account - This is your cPanel username or the domain on the account.
  • The password for your account - This is set when you create the account, and it can also be reset later if you forget.

    Tip! If you have forgotten your password, please see How to Reset Your Login Password.

Accessing the cPanel

Note: Legacy accounts will feature a horizontal navigation bar at the top of the screen, while Bluerock account users will see a vertical navigation menu on the left-hand side of the screen. If you are still unsure what interface your account uses, please see Bluerock vs. Legacy.


  1. Log in to your Bluehost control panel.
  2. Click the Advanced tab from the side navigation menu to the left.

    Note: The Advanced tab will load your cPanel; you will be redirected to a page containing all the server menus and functions represented by various icons with labels.


  1. Log in to your Bluehost control panel.
  2. If you are not in the cPanel section, select the cPanel tab from the navigation menu that stretches across the top of your screen.

If you need further assistance, feel free to contact us via Chat or Phone:

  • Chat Support - While on our website, you should see a CHAT bubble in the bottom right-hand corner of the page. Click anywhere on the bubble to begin a chat session.
  • Phone Support -
    • US: 888-401-4678
    • International: +1 801-765-9400

You may also refer to our Knowledge Base articles to help answer common questions and guide you through various setup, configuration, and troubleshooting steps.