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Email Accounts - Change the Mailbox (Size) Quota

You can easily update an email account's quota or disk space limit. This article will explain how to make this change.

Changing the Quota of an Email Account

Note: For cPanel webmail accounts, storage depends on your hosting plan. Webmail accounts will utilize the same storage space as website files, so the space available will vary based on your content and the number of email addresses created.

Changing the quota of your email account will vary depending on which type of account you have.

  1. Log in to your Bluehost control panel.
  2. Click the cPanel Email tab from the side navigation.
  3. Click Email Accounts.
  4. Click Continue.
  5. Click Manage to the right of the appropriate email account.
  6. Scroll down until you reach the Allocated Storage Space section.
  7. Scroll down until you reach the Allocated Storage Space section.
  8. Select your desired new storage quota for the account.
  9. Save your changes by clicking the Update Email Settings button.

    Note: Click the check box to stay on the current page after clicking Update Email Setting.


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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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