How do I forward an email address?

Having an "email forwarder" allows you to re-direct any email sent to one email address to another email address. This lets you use one account to check mail sent to several email addresses. You can also discard email or send (pipe) mail to a program.


Setting up an Email Forwarder

  1. Log into cPanel, and click on the Forwarders tool in the Email Category.

  2. Click Add Forwarder

  3. In the Address to Forward text box, enter the address for which you wish to forward incoming email. If you have more than one website hosted with your cPanel, ensure you're selecting the correct domain name from the drop down menu.


NOTE: If you wish to forward mail to another account, you should make sure that you don't have both an email account and a forwarder set up. If you have both, email will collect in the mailbox. If you do not delete the email account whose mail is being forwarded, then both accounts will receive mail.


To remove an email forwarder

  1. Go to the "Forwarders" section, which is in the "Mail" section of cPanel.

  2. Click Delete next to the appropriate forwarded address.

  3. Confirm that this forwarder should be deleted on the following page.


To add a mail domain forwarder

This feature will allow all mail sent to a domain to be forwarded to another domain. Adding a mail domain forwarder will override the default address for the selected domain.

  1. Click Add Domain Forwarder.

  2. Enter the domain to which you would like to forward email.

  3. Click Add Domain Forwarder.


To remove a domain forwarder

Click the button under the Delete heading that corresponds to the domain forwarder you would like to remove.

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