Adding an E Mail Account

How to add an email account

You have the ability to add extra email accounts to your main account. The number of email accounts you can set up depends on which E Shop Hosts ecommerce web hosting account you have and this will be shown in the account status charts in the left hand sidebox on your cPanel home page.

f you need the ability to add more email accounts then please feel free to contact us by logging in to your account on E Shop Hosts web site and submitting a support ticket in the Client Area.

Adding the new email account

To Add a new email account using your hosted domain you will need to log in to your hosting cPanel account.

  • Access the Mail Menu, click on the icon above the word Mail on the main screen of your cPanel interface.
  • Click on the words Add/Remove Accounts to enter the Email Account Maintence Page.
  • Then click on the words Add Account.
  • Now, enter the name of the account, set and confirm the account password, at this point you can configure the email account quota (amount of disk space the account can use) in the appropriate fields or you can leave it set at the default.
  • Next, click on the button labelled 'create' and the new email account will be created.

If the account was created successfully, the following message will appear on the screen (except it will contain the information you provided in the blank fields rather than the information provided above):


    Account Created

    The e-mail account with the login and password 'yourpassword' with a quota of 10 mb was successfully created.

    Troubleshooting your email problems

    Some email clients may not recognize non-standard characters for the account name. If the account is not being created due to the name not being acceptable then make sure that all fields contain the correct or acceptable information before clicking the create option.

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