How to set your default address in cPanel

This demo assumes you've already logged in to cPanel, and are starting on the home screen.

Setting default email in cPanel

Now let's set our default email address.

setting default address

Click the Default Address icon.

default address icon

This is where you set your default address, so that all unrouted email will have a place to go.

where you set your default email address

Currently our default address is set to our account name, meaning all unrouted emails will be stored in our main email account.

current default address

Since we likely won't be using that address, let's set it to an email address we will be using.

set default address to something we'll use

Click "Forward to email address".

Click forward email

Then enter the email address you want as your default address.

enter address you want

Click "Change".

click change

That's it! The default address has been set.

all done with changing default email address

The new default address setting can be seen here.

View default

You can always update your default address setting by returning to this screen.

return to default address

This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to setup your default email address in cPanel.

end of setting default cPanel email address tutorial

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