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How To Configure cPanel SMTP Settings?  

The cPanel SMTP settings include the SMTP mail server and SMTP port. The SMTP stands for Simple Mail Transfer Protocol, and it is responsible for the outgoing emails from your email account. If you wish to configure the SMTP settings for your account in the cPanel host, follow the below-mentioned steps.

cPanel SMTP settings
  • On your computer, open the default browser and navigate to the cPanel WHM.
  • Under Mail, click the Email Accounts tab.
  • If you have already completed the account setup in the cPanel WHM, select your account from the displayed list and click the More button.
  • Select the Configure Email Client option from the drop-down menu for cPanel SMTP settings.
  • If you have not created your account, navigate to the top of the page and enter your domain name in the Email field.
  • Select the suggested email address from the drop-down menu.
  • Enter a strong password of your email account in the Password field.
  • If you wish to generate a strong password automatically, click the Password Generator button.
  • Select your mailbox quota and click the Create Account button.
  • Once you have created your account, select the same from the displayed list and click the More button.
  • Select the Configure Email Client option from the drop-down menu.
  • On the next screen, navigate to the Manual Settings section.
  • Note down the outgoing server settings for the Secure SSL settings and Non-SSL settings.
  • Next, open the SMTP Settings window and enter the outgoing mail server name in the Server Address field.
  • Enter the email address correctly in the Username field.
  • Enter the SMTP password in the Password field.
  • In the Port field, enter ‘25’ if you wish to use Non-SSL settings.
  • Otherwise, enter ‘465’ in the Port field.
  • After configuring the necessary settings, click the Test Settings button to verify your server settings.
  • Once your account is verified, click the Save button to complete the setup.

If you have difficulties in configuring the cPanel SMTP settings for your account in the cPanel WHM, contact our technical support team for remote assistance.