How to Create E-mail Address in DirectAdmin

31 Aug, 2023

Creating and managing your custom e-mail address in the DirectAdmin control panel is easy.

This tutorial will show you the steps to create your custom e-mail address from the DirectAdmin control panel.

You will have to log in to your free DirectAdmin control panel to create and manage e-mail addresses.

If you don’t know how to log in to your DirectAdmin dashboard, please see How to Login to Directadmin Control Panel.

E-mail Accounts Icon in DirectAdmin

Once you have logged in, please click on the E-mail Accounts icon under the E-mail Manager category.

You will now be on the E-mail Accounts page, where you can manage your existing e-mail addresses.

Create Account Button in DirectAdmin

You can create a new e-mail address from this page. For that, click on the Create Account button.

Create Mail Account Page in DirectAdmin

From Create Mail Account page, you will have to input your preferred Username, Password, E-mail Quota in MB, and Send Limit.

Now click on the Create Account button.

DirectAdmin will now create an e-mail account with the details you provided.

Mail Account Created Message in DirectAdmin

Once the account creation is finished, you will see a message like the one above.

Email Client Settings

If you need to connect your emails to an external application like Mozilla Thunderbird or Spark, these details can be handy.

Most of the time, email clients would detect and configure the necessary details.

If that doesn’t work, you may need to change the email server details instead of trying again.

Incoming Email Settings

  • Protocol: IMAP
  • Server:
  • Port: 993

Outgoing Email Settings

  • Protocol: SMTP
  • Server:
  • Port: 587

Please make sure that you have replaced with your actual domain name.

Your DNS Manager may be an external service like Cloudflare. Or you may use third party Email Service Providers like G Suite.

In that case, you have to make additional DNS changes.

If you are stuck in something, feel free to contact support.

Gifty Antony

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