How to set your default address in cPanel

cPanel Paper Lantern end-user series

3. 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.

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Now let’s set our default email address.

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Click the Default Address icon.

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

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

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

Click “Forward to email address”.

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

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Click “Change”.

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

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The new default address setting can be seen here.

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

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

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