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Knowledge Base

Email Account Management

This article will show you how to add, delete, and manage your Bluehost email accounts.

Accessing the email accounts tool

Accessing your email account will vary depending on which type of account you have.

  1. Log in to your Bluehost Account Manager.
  2. Click on the Email & Office.
  3. Select Google Workspace or cPanel Email.

Creating a new email account

To create a Google Workspace, check our article on Google Workspace initial setup guide.

  1. Open the Email & Office tab from the side navigation menu to the left.
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  2. Select Email Accounts then click Continue.
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  3. Click the Create button.
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    arrows pointing to domain, username, password, storage space, and create button

  1. Under Domain, choose the specific domain where you would like to create an email address at.
  2. In the Username text box, type the user you would like to use (Jsmith.)
  3. In the Password text box, type the password you would like for this email account.
  4. The Password Strength Meter will tell if the password you have entered is strong enough. We highly recommend you use a strong password.
  5. The Mailbox quota (optional) text box is used to specify the amount of your overall hosting storage allocated for that specific email account. The default that should be listed is 500 MB. You can increase or decrease this number as you desire, depending on the hosting package that you currently have.
  6. Once the User, Password, and Quota are all accurate, click the Create button.

Viewing your current email accounts

Once created, click back into the Email Accounts section to view your active email addresses. You can search for email accounts by email address, username, or domain name. To know more about different webmail client options, please refer to this article: How To Access Webmail - What Is Webmail?

Deleting email accounts

To delete an email account once you have accessed the Email Accounts section:

  1. Under Email Accounts, click on the Manage button.
  2. Scroll down and then click on the Delete Email Account button.
    delete email account option

Note: This will delete all of the emails associated with this email account permanently.

Changing the quota of an email account

  1. Under email settings, scroll down and locate the Storage section and enter a new quota for the email account.

    Note: You may also choose Unlimited Storage by clicking the radio button.

  2. Click the Update Email Settings button to save changes.

    Note: To stay on the current page after clicking Update Email Setting, click the checkbox.

Changing the password of an email account

  1. Under email settings, scroll down to locate the Security section and enter your preferred new password.

    Note: You may also click the Generate button to have a strong suggested password from our system.

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  2. Click the Update Email Settings button to save changes.
     

Summary

This article offers a detailed tutorial on the management of Bluehost email accounts that contains the addition, deletion, and overall management of these accounts. It outlines the process for using the email accounts tool, from the creation of new accounts to the tweaking of existing ones, including adjustments to quotas and password updates. The guide is designed to equip you with the knowledge to effectively manage your Bluehost email accounts, whether you use Google Workspace for collaborative efforts or rely on professional email services for business communications. By following these instructions, you can enhance your email system's security and efficiency.

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.

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