In this guide you will find all the information you need to set up your email address.

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Creating your email address

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Log in to your control panel

Log in to the control panel with your username (NIC handle) and password.

  • Select your domain in the "Emails" menu.

  • Select theEmail tab.

  • Click Add an account.
You must have a valid email service to be able to add email accounts:

  • Start10M free offer (1 email account)
  • OVH Web Hosting (10-1000 email accounts)
  • MX Plan (5-1000 email accounts)
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Your email account details

Enter the following information in the new window:

Account name: the email address.

Description: a description of the email account.

Account size: your email account quota.

Password: a password for your email account.

Confirmation: confirm your password.


Please note that the password must comply with certain conditions:

  • Minimum 9 characters.
  • Maximum 30 characters.
  • No accented characters.


Click Confirm/Ok to continue.

A notification will appear to inform you that your email account has been created.

We recommend the following guides for configuring your email accounts:

Help

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How do you change your email password?

  • Firstly select your domain in the "Emails" menu then go to "Email" -- Change the password by clicking on the cogwheel next to the relevant email account.
  • Re-enter the new password and confirm it.

  • You will not need to enter your old password.

Please note that the password must comply with certain conditions:

  • Minimum 9 characters.
  • Maximum 30 characters.
  • No accented characters.


Click Confirm/Ok to complete the password change.

It may take a few minutes for your password change to take effect.
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How do I configure my email?

Several guides are available to help you configure your email address on your various email clients.

You can view them via this link:

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How do I configure mailing lists?

A mailing list is an email address that sends messages to a list of email addresses, which could be with OVH or another provider.

Operating a mailing list is a little more complicated than other types of email address.

To learn how to manage a mailing list:

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How to view messages on an account

You have two options:

  • Go through our webmail interface. To do this, go to Webmail, select the Roundcube interface and enter your full email address and password (this Roundcube guide will help you.)

  • Using an email client. To learn how to configure your email client: - Email setup guides.
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How to create an email redirection

Do you want to redirect your email address to another account?

This guide will help you set up this type of redirection:

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How to set up or delete auto-response?

Do you want to create an auto-response for your email address?

This guide will help you do this: