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Email Accounts - Change the Mailbox (Size) Quota

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

Changing the Quota of an Email Account

Changing the quota of your email account will vary depending on which type of account you have. To begin, you will need to sign in to your Bluehost control panel.

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 to determine which step to follow.


  1. Click the Email and Office tab from the side navigation menu to the left.
  2. Select the domain name you need to access the email accounts by clicking the Manage button.
  3. Click Manage next to the email account you wish to update.
  4. Scroll down and look for the Allocated Storage Space section.
  5. Choose the new quota for your account, and click the Update Email button to save changes.
    Note: To stay on the current page after clicking update Email Setting, click the check box.


  1. From the top menu under the hosting option, click on Email.
  2. Click View Details to the right of the appropriate email account.
  3. In the expanded portion, click Change Mailbox Quota to the right of the email account.
  4. Enter the new quota for the email account.
  5. Click the Change button to confirm the new quota.

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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.