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In this tutorial we will show you how to Create an Email Forwarder in cPanel and Webmail. Email Forwarders allow you to send a copy of all mail from one email address to another. To set up an Email Forwarder, you can do so in your cPanel or through the Webmail login page. The advantage of setting up a forward through the webmail client is that it allows any users that do not have cPanel access to still have more control over their email.

Setting up an Email Forwarder in Webmail:

  1. Login to your Webmail
  2. Once you have logged in, make sure that the proper email address is showing and then click on Forwarding Options
  3. Click on the Add Forwarder button:
  4. Type in the address that you want the email forwarded to and click Add Forwarder:
  5. Your Forwarder has now been created. Now when an email is sent to, it will automatically be forwarded to If you respond to any emails that are forwarded, remember that it will show as "from" the email address that the email was forwarded to. For example, if an email was sent to and was forwarded to, when I respond to the sender from that is where the email will be shown as "From"

Setting up an Email Forwarder in cPanel:

  1. Login to your cPanel
  2. Click the Forwarders button in the Mail section
  3. Click the Add Forwarder button.
  4. On this screen you can set what address you want the email sent to. It can be forwarded to an email address on your hosting server with Web Hosting Hub, or to a different email address. In this example, the email has been forwarded to a gmail account:
  5. Click Add Forwarder and you can then verify that the Forwarder has been created:

Congratulations, now you know how to Create an Email Forwarder in both cPanel, and Webmail!
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2013-01-07 9:45 pm
Hi Support Team,
How to add a CatchAll Forwarder?
I mean something like that:
* ->
all email of a domain forward to my personal email.
14,932 Points
2013-01-07 10:15 pm
Hello Amys94fr,

There is no available Catchall email. However, for your purposes, you can simply create a forwarder and any email going to the address will be forwarded where you indicate.

If you have any further questions, please contact technical support or leave a comment at the bottom of the page.


Arnel C.
n/a Points
2014-04-04 9:06 pm

I have setup an auto-forward in a secondary email acct, but how can I make the messages get auto-deleted from original acct before my mailbox overloads?




3,713 Points
2014-04-05 2:06 am
Hello g,

Do you have a primary email account like, that you created a forwarder of to also forward messages to that primary email account?

If so, you can simply leave as just a forwarder, and not a physical email account. Then it will only forward messages along to the primary account, and not store them separately.

If you instead are trying to forward copies of messages from to, and then have them removed from the account. Again you could simply remove the account, and just create it as a forwarder to the secondary one.

If you still needed to keep the account for outgoing mail purposes, then instead of using an email forwarder you'd want to setup some email filtering on the account.

You could create a new filter called Forward & Delete for instance. Then under the Rules section add To equals, and under the Actions section use Redirect to email

Then click the + sign to add another action and select Discard Message. This will forward the message off to your secondary account then delete it from the original account it was sent to.

I hope one of those solutions answered your question. Please let us know if any of that works in your case.

- Jacob
n/a Points
2014-05-21 5:28 pm

Thank you Jacob.

Your information was very halpful :)

Best Regards

n/a Points
2014-07-23 10:16 am

Can you set up an Email Redirect to more than one email address? Eg which is forwarded to all members of the sales team?

10,830 Points
2014-07-23 11:07 am
Hello Frank,

Thank you for your question. Yes you can create multiple forwarders for a single address. Just add them one at a time.

If it is a lot of email addresses, it may be easier to setup their email client (Outlook, Thunderbird, Mac Mail) to check the address via IMAP.

This would allow to everyone on the team to see the same Inbox/folders related to that email address.

If you have any further questions, feel free to post them below.
Thank you,

n/a Points
2015-06-20 12:48 pm

OK this for Incoming only.

How to forward a copy of OUTGOING email of an email or whole domain to a thirdparty email?

14,905 Points
2015-06-22 2:27 pm
Hello Smith,

You would simply CC or BCC the email for each email sent. If you mean to have the server do it automatically for email accounts, that is not possible on our shared server environMents.

Kindest Regards,
Scott M
n/a Points
2015-08-11 12:01 pm

Good day,


I setup forwarding to a gmail account but I did not get the mail on gmail. Is there something else to do?

869 Points
2015-08-11 11:36 pm
Hello Ade,

Where are you sending the email from? Sometimes if you send an email from the one you are forwarding to, especially Gmail, it will block the message as spam.

Best Regards,
TJ Edens

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