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Create a mailbox! (How to create E-mailbox in cPanel?)

After creating the mailbox, in the cPanel interface, under Email Accounts in the Mail box, scroll down to Email Accounts and click Set Up Mail Client. cPanel will display the information required for setup.

If you want to use the mail.yourdomain.tld server in the description, replace it with your own domain name.

If you want to use the hostingID.loginssl.com server, enter your cPanel username instead of hostingID.

Add a mailbox

After installing and starting the program, you can use the Internet Connection Wizard to set up your mailbox.

Internet Connection Wizzard - Name

Internet Connection Wizzard – Name

As a first step, enter your name, you can enter anything here, but it is advisable to enter an identifier, a name with which those to whom you will send a letter can identify you. So this name will be seen as the sender by those who receive an email from you.

Internet Connection Wizzard - Your Name

Internet Connection Wizzard – Your Name

You will then need to enter the email address you created in the cPanel interface.

Internet Connection Wizzard - POP3 Connection

Internet Connection Wizzard – POP3 Connection

If you click Next, you have the option of specifying the Incoming mail (POP3, IMAP, or HTTP) server and the Outgoing mail (SMTP) server. For POP3 mail, both Incoming and Outgoing mail servers will be as follows:

hostingID.loginssl.com

You must enter your hosting ID, which is the same as the username for the cPanel interface, before the address ending in .loginssl.com in the image and above. To view your cPanel login at https://admin.dotroll.com, follow these steps:

  1. After logging in, click Services / My Services in the Top menu bar.
  2. On the page that appears, click the Active button at the end of the hosting service line for that domain name.
  3. In the middle of the page, under the Hosting Information tab, you will find the cPanel user name.

After entering the information, click Next.

The next step is to enter the email address associated with the mailbox and the password set for it.

Internet Connection Wizzard - Account login name and password

Internet Connection Wizzard – Account login name and password

In the Account Name field, enter the full email address created in the cPanel interface. In the password field, enter the password that you set for the affected mailbox.
When entering the password, make sure that the password can contain uppercase and lowercase letters as well as numbers. Check Remember password.

Do not select the Log on using Secure Password Authentication option in the window.

After entering the information, click Next.

On the next page, the Wizard congratulates you. Click Finish to successfully set up your email address.

Internet Connection Wizzard - Finish

Internet Connection Wizzard – Finish

Change mailing settings

After that, Outlook Express starts. After startup, click Tools / Accounts… in the top menu bar.

Internet Accounts window

Internet Accounts window

In the Internet Accounts window, select the server you just specified.

Tip: Clicking the Mail tab displays only the servers used for mail.

After selecting, click the Properties button.

Mailbox Properties - General tab

Mailbox Properties – General tab

Clicking the Properties button will accept the General tab. Here you can enter another name, e-mail address, reply e-mail address. Alternatively, you can rename the account here to better identify it.

The Servers tab is important, here you can check the most important components of your account settings.

Mailbox Properties - Servers tab

Mailbox Properties – Servers tab

Incoming (POP3) mail server, Outgoing (SMTP) server, and account name and password.

In the Outgoing Mail Server section, select the My server requires authentication check box before the line.

Then click the Settings… button that becomes active.

Outgoing Mail Server - Log on parameters

Outgoing Mail Server – Log on parameters

By default, the first radio button is selected. Use same settings as my incoming mail server, you must change this to Log on using and re-enter the email address and password for the mailbox. Check Remember password.

Do not select the Log on using Secure Password Authentication option in the window.

After entering the information, click OK.

Change advanced settings

After the pop-up window closes, click the Advanced tab

Mailbox Properties - Advanced tab

Mailbox Properties – Advanced tab

On the Advanced tab, you need to make the following settings:

  • Check the box next to This server requires a secure connection (SSL).
  • Server ports should be set to 465 for Outgoing mail (SMTP) and 995 for Incoming mail (POP3).

On this tab you have the option to keep the mails on the server.

Please note that if you also store your mail on the server, the mail stored above will take up storage space in your email account, so there may even be a situation where your storage space is full!

The settings can be saved by clicking OK.

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