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Email Account Management

Summary

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.

cPanel Email

Once you have logged into your Bluehost Control Panel:

Rock

  1. Click the Advanced tab from the side navigation menu to the left.
  2. Click the Email Accounts icon, located in the Email section of the cPanel.

Legacy

  1. Locate the Email section, then click on the Email Manager icon. 

Email & Office

  1. Log into your Bluehost Control Panel
  2. From the side-menu on the left-hand side of the screen, click on the Email & Office tab.
  3. Purchase an email plan, or click the Manage button next to the plan you wish to make changes to.

Creating a new email account

To create a GSuite or Office 365 email account, click here, or:

  1. Email & Office tab.
  2. Click Manage next to the domain you wish to add an address for.
  3. Click the Create button.
To create a standard cPanel email account:

Rock
  1. From the side navigation menu to the left of your screen, click the Advanced tab.
  2. Click on the Email Accounts icon from within the Email section.
  3. Click the Create button.
Legacy
  1. Locate the Email section, then click on the Email Manager icon.
  2. Click on the create an email account button.

Once you have the create email screen open:

  1. In the Email: text box type the User you would like to create an email address for.
  2. In the Password: text box type the Password you would like this User to have.
  3. The Password Strength: meter will tell if the password you have entered is strong enough. We highly recommend you use a strong password.
  4. In the Password (Again): text box type the Same Password you used above to confirm that they are the same. If the passwords do not match please carefully retype the password into both boxes again.
  5. In the Password (Again): text box type the Same Password you used above to confirm that they are the same. If the passwords do not match please carefully retype the password into both boxes again.
  6. The Mailbox quota (optional): text box is used to specify the amount of your overall hosting storage that will be allocated for that specific email account. The default that should be listed is 250 MB. You can increase or decrease this number as you desire.
  7. Once the User, Password, and Quota are all accurate; simply click the Create Account" button.
 

Viewing your current email accounts

Once created, click back into the Email Accounts sectionto view your active email addresses. You are able to search for email accounts by email address, username, or domain name.
 

Deleting email accounts

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

Rock

  1. Click Manage next to the email account you wish to remove an address from.
  2. Locate the address you wish to remove, and click the Manage button.
  3. Scroll down to DELETE EMAIL ACCOUNT. Click here, and confirm deletion.

Legacy

  1. Click Delete, to the right of the email account.
  2. Click Delete to confirm that you would like to delete this email account.

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

Changing the quota of an email account

Rock

  1. Click Manage.
  2. Scroll down to locate Storage, and enter a new quota for the email account.
  3. Click the UPDATE EMAIL SETTINGS button to save changes.

Legacy

  1. Click View Details.
  2. Scroll down to click on Change Mailbox Quota, and enter a new quota for the email account.
  3. Click the Save button to confirm the new quota.


Changing the password of an email account

Rock

  1. Click the Manage button.
  2. Scroll down to locate the Security section, and enter your preferred new password
  3. Click the Update Email Settings button to save changes.

Legacy

  1. Click Password and Authentication to the right of the email account.
  2. Enter the new Password for the email account. Re-enter to confirm.
  3. Click the Change Password button to change the password for the email account.