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How to Setup an Email Forwarder in cPanel & Webmail

How to Setup an Email Forwarder in cPanel & Webmail


With email forwarding, incoming messages are forwarded from one email account to another. We demonstrate how to set up an email forwarder in this guide for both your cPanel and Webmail. Then, we’ll walk you through how to forward every email for a domain.


What are Email Forwarders and how to setup an email forwarder in cPanel & webmail  #

It’s a good idea to forward all email messages to one account if your company has several email accounts. Therefore, if you have email addresses such as customers@example.com, service@example.com, and support@example.com, all of them can be forwarded to that account. Either your Webmail login page or cPanel can be used to configure email forwarders.

Email Account Forwarders and Domain Forwarders are the two categories of email forwarders that you can setup using cPanel.


One email account gets a forwarder, and so does every other. Multiple forwarders may be created, but each must be created separately.


The foundation of global email filters is a domain name. The domain that you designate receives all email when you create a domain forwarder. This option, however, overrides the current domain configuration for email accounts, so use caution. For instance, any email for domain1.com will automatically go to domain2.com if you set up a domain forwarder to forward to that address. Email delivery requires corresponding email accounts; these accounts are not created for you automatically.


Setting up an Email Forwarder in cPanel #


step 1 login in  into cPanel ( here is a guide on how to login to cPanel click here)


step 2 In the email area, select the Forwarders Button.

step 3  Click Add Forwarder on the forwarders page.

Step 4 On the Add a New Forwarder page, type the email address username in the Address to Forward space.


Step 5  Select the domain from the drop-down box.


Step 6  For the Destination option, type the full email address that you want to forward emails to in the text box.


Note! Multiple email addresses can be added to your forwarder, separated by commas, as in the following example:



Step 7. Click add Forwarder

When you  have added the email forwarder  you will see a summary of the forwarder you made that reads something like this: “All email sent to email@example.co.zw will now be copied to you@email.co.zw.”


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