How to set up custom email address for free?

Welcome to HiTricks. Hope you all have gone through our previous sessions of How to get free hosting from Paisa Swipe? and How to set up WordPress on your free Hosting? and hope you are enjoying yourself on the new platform. Bloggers having blogspot blog must have gone through the steps to Migrate from Blogger to WordPress? What you need next is a brand new email with your own domain name so that you can boast about it everywhere. Isn’t that cool? Here we will discuss how to set up your own custom email address for free.

How to Set up Custom Email Address for Free?

  1. Login to your cpanel. Didn’t get a cpanel yet? Read How to get your cpanel for free hosting?
  2. Click on Email Accounts under the Mail Tab.
    How to set up custom email for free?

    Click on Email Accounts


  3. You will enter into email accounts page. You will see a message: This section allows you to manage the email accounts that are associated with your domain.
  4. Choose the front part of your email on the email text box.
  5. Choose your password on the password text box. Remember, choose a strong password.
  6. Mailbox Quota 250 MB is okay. No need to choose unlimited. This will ensure you never run out of storage.
  7. Click on Create Account. Your account will be created.
  8. Your email account will be shown below. Click on More. You will see 2 options: Access WebMail and Configure Email Client.
  9. You can access to your mailbox from browser itself or from your android device or pc both. To access from browser, click on Access WebMail. It will load 3 popular webmail cliends Horde, Roundcube and SquirrelMail. You can view your inbox with any one of them as you prefer. I find Horde better. You can prefer that.
  10. To access from android or pc, you need to set up email client. Click on Configure Email Client. 
  11. It will load some Automatic Configuration Scripts and some Manual Settings.
  12. The automatic settings are for pc clients like Outlook, Mozilla Thunderbird etc which can detect your email settings once you enter the email and password there. The manual settings are for general email clients, including the email app on your android device.

How to set up Outlook Email Client?
This topic is discussed in details by Mediatemplate website, along with step by step picture guidance to set it up, see it here: We are not discussing it as it’s offtopic related to our current sessions.

Likewise, you can set up in other popular email clients too.

How to set up Android Email App?
This topic is also discussed in details by Mediatemplate, have a look here:

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This is the end of session 7 of our How to Blog sessions. Continue to session 8: Attractive Methods to decorate your WordPress or start from session 1: How to Blog?


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Nirmal Sarkar is a BTech Engineering Student from the city of Joy, Kolkata. He is a part time blogger, and likes to write web articles on Android Stuffs and latest Freebies.

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