A Step-by-Step Guide to Creating an Email Account Using Plesk Control Panel

  • April 24, 2024

In today's digital age, email has become an essential communication tool for personal and professional purposes. If you're using a web hosting service that utilizes Plesk Control Panel, setting up an email account is a straightforward process. This step-by-step guide will walk you through the process of creating an email account using the Plesk Control Panel.

Step 1: Log in to Plesk Control Panel

  1. Open your web browser and navigate to the Plesk Control Panel panel.orbi-hosting.com
  2. Enter your username and password to log in to your Plesk account.

Step 2: Access the Mail Section

  1. Once logged in, you will be directed to the Plesk Control Panel dashboard.
  2. Look for the "Mail" section in the navigation menu on the left-hand side of the screen.
  3. Click on the "Mail" section to expand it and reveal additional options.

Step 3: Add New Email Account

  1. Within the "Mail" section, locate and click on the "Create Email Address" option.
  2. A new window or page will open, prompting you to enter the details for your new email account.

Step 4: Enter Email Details

  1. In the provided fields, enter the following information:
    • Mailbox Name: Choose a name for your email account (e.g., "john" for [email protected]).
    • Password: Create a secure password for your email account. Ensure it meets any requirements specified by your web hosting provider.
    • Mailbox Quota: Specify the storage space limit for your email account, if applicable.

Step 5: Additional Settings (Optional)

  1. Depending on your needs, you may have additional options to configure, such as:
    • Forwarding: Set up email forwarding to receive emails from this account in another email address.
    • Auto-reply: Configure an automatic response to incoming emails when you're away.
    • Spam Filter: Adjust spam filtering settings to control the flow of unwanted emails.

Step 6: Review and Confirm

  1. Double-check all the details you've entered to ensure accuracy.
  2. Once you're satisfied, click on the "OK" or "Create" button to finalize the creation of your email account.

Step 7: Access Your Email Account

  1. After successfully creating your email account, you can access it via webmail or through an email client (e.g., Outlook, Thunderbird).
  2. To access your email via webmail, return to the Plesk Control Panel and navigate to the "Mail" section.
  3. Click on "Email Addresses" to view a list of all created email accounts and access the webmail interface for your newly created account.


Creating an email account using Plesk Control Panel is a simple process that allows you to establish a professional communication channel for your personal or business needs. By following the steps outlined in this guide, you can set up an email account efficiently and start communicating with confidence.

If you encounter any difficulties during the process or have any questions, feel free to reach out to our support team at [email protected]. We're here to assist you every step of the way and ensure that your email setup meets your requirements. Get started today and streamline your communication process with ease.

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