Cpanel actually provides the settings that you need for setting up an email client like Outlook, Mac Mail or Thunderbird.  The following article will walk you through how to find these settings in the MAIL section of your Cpanel interface.

Locating the Email Settings

  1. Login to the Cpanel
  2. Scroll down the Cpanel interface until you find the MAIL section.  Click on EMAIL ACCOUNTS.
  3. Select an email account and then click on the "MORE" drop-box to the right of your email account as per the screenshot below:

    View of the Accounts list in the mail section of Cpanel

  4. When you click on MORE, you will see a drop down menu appear.  Select Configure Mail Client and you will see the following:

    Email settings list in Cpanel

    At the bottom of the page that opens you will see MANUAL SETTINGS.  This will show you the settings that you can use to configure your email client settings. 

Email Configuration Settings in Webmail

The settings for the email configuration can also be found in the Webmail interface.  The email settings are identical to the settings displayed above.  You can login to Webmail through the Cpanel interface, or you can login directly.  Go to How to Login to Webmail for further details. The icon is labeled Configure Mail Client as per the screenshot below:

Webmail view of configuration settings

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