How to setup email forwarding in cPanel

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

email forwarding overview

Now let's setup an email forwarder.

setup email forwarder

Click the Forwarders icon.

forwarder icon

An email forwarder allows you to send a copy of all email from one address to another. This is handy when you have multiple addresses, but only want to have to check one of them.

what an email forwarder is

Click the "Add Forwarder" button.

click add forwarder button

Enter the email address you want to forward...

enter email address

Then enter the address you want the message forwarded to.

enter address

Click "Add Forwarder".

click add forwarder

That's it! The email forwarder has been setup, and will start working immediately.

adding forwarder completed

You can return to this screen to create additional forwarders, or to delete existing ones.

add additional email forwarders

You can also create "domain" email forwarders, where all email sent to a specific domain will be forwarded to another.

add domain email forwarders

This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to setup an email forwarder in cPanel.

end of email forwarder tutorial

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