If you name 5 things you can barely live or work without, email will, without doubt, rank very high among them. And getting your email to work can be a difficult task – no one likes to deal with all of these settings and functions, having no idea what has to be actually done.
This is why, today, we have prepared a detailed guide on how to set up your email client with your cPanel hosting account and get your mail working in a matter of minutes.
- In Microsoft Outlook, go to the E-mail Accounts menu, and then select Tools.
- The E-mail Accounts wizard window will pop up, follow the instructions on it and select Add a new e-mail account, then click Next
- For your server type, select POP3 or IMAP, and then click Next.
- On the Internet E-mail Settings (POP3/IMAP) window, enter your information as follows:
Your Name; Your first and last name; E-mail Address; Your email address; User Name; Your email address, again; Password; Your email account password.; Incoming mail server (POP3/IMAP): POP – mail.yourdomainname; Outgoing mail server (SMTP) – mail.yourdomainname
Then Click More Settings.
- On the Internet E-mail Settings window, go to the Outgoing Server tab.
- Select My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication.
- Go to the Advanced tab
Incoming server (POP3) should be 110
Outgoings server (SMTP) should be 25 or 26
- Click OK.
Click test account
you should see two ticks to verify that your account have been set successfullt
Click next then finish
- Start Mozilla Thunderbird, go to the Tools menu and select Account Settings.
- Select Email account, and click Next.
- Enter your name and e-mail address.
- Select POP3 or IMAP as the type of incoming server you are using. Your incoming server is mail.yourdomain.com for both POP/IMAP. Click Next.
- Enter your e-mail address for the Incoming User Name, and emailuser+domain.com or emailuser*yourdomain.com (should be replaced with the actual user assigned to the actual domain name) for the Outgoing User Name. Click Next.
- Enter a name for your email account and click Next.
- Carefully verify your account information and click Finish.
- In the Account Settings window, select Outgoing Server (SMTP)listed at the bottom of the Settings Frame, below all created email accounts.
- Click the “Edit” button. At the SMTP Server screen, complete the fields so that they appear as described below: Server Name: mail.yourdomain.com Port: 26 Use name and password: check the box (this refers as “My Outgoing Server requires Authentication” in Outlook) Username: username+yourdomain.com or username*yourdomain.com) Use secure connection: leave as default
- Click Ok.
- Go back to the Server Settings area for the particular email account you just created.
- Click on the Outgoing SMTP Server drop-down menu and select the Serer you have just added in steps 8,9,10.
- Click Ok.
- Your email account is now set up.