How can I set and manage email forwarders in cPanel?
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How can I set and manage email forwarders in cPanel?

You can set and manage easily email forwarders by logging in your cPanel -> Forwarders section.


Email Forwarding (Email aliases)

E-mail forwarding is a service through which e-mail messages are resent from a certain account to another. Example: you have created,, etc. but you would like to have all the e-mails going to one and the same e-mail box,

Adding an email forwarder

Adding an email forwarder detailed tutorial

Step 1: To access the forwarders menu, click on the Forwarders icon on the main screen of your cPanel interface.


Step 2: Click on Add Forwarder.

Add Forwarder

Step 3: Put the name of the email address you wish to forward from in the first blank field. For example: for, put user in the first blank field.

You can choose to what address the incoming mail should be forwarded. The other option is to choose a failure message which will be returned to the sender.

If you click on Advanced Options, you will be able to choose to forward the message to a system account, pipe it to a program or discard the forwarded mail.


Step 4: Click on Add Forwarder to add the forwarder.

To delete a forwarder, simply click on the Delete button next to it.

Delete Forwarder

Important Make sure you have spelled both email addresses correctly when adding forwarders.

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