How do I create an email address for my domain?

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When choosing to create an email address, you have two options.
  • G Suite
  • Webmail
You can read more about purchasing G Suite here

The following are instructions to create a regular Webmail email address.


Important: Before you can set up any email accounts, you must already have a domain associated with your website account. Domains must be fully registered, pointed, or transferred in order to set up email with that domain.


  1. Click Email on the left.




  2. If needed, choose which domain you would like to add an email address for:




  3. Click "+ New Mailbox" at the top of the page




  4. This is where you can choose "Standard Email" or "G Suite".
    For a regular Webmail email address, choose "Standard Email", then "Create New Mailbox"




  5. In the Email address field, enter a name for your new email account.


  6. Important: Just enter a name, don't include the @ sign or anything extra. A lot of people use generic names here like admin, info, or sales, for example.

    Create a password and verify password
    
    Tip: The password you create should follow our password recommendations. Don't make it easy for others to guess your password and access your account. We recommend using a combination of upper and lower case letters, numbers, and symbols.

  7. Click Save.


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Amy3255

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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Email.

How do I create email addresses?
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Hi Drew, I am trying to create a mailbox to link my Contact Me page of my website: http://hstrial-ddaniel489.homesteadcloud.com/  I followed your steps above but, when I click on save. Nothing happenes??? 
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It doesn't appear that you have changed the nameservers to ours. You will need to do this in your domain hosting account. Remove the existing ones and add
ns1.mdnsservice.com
ns2.mdnsservice.com
ns3.mdnsservice.com

Once that propagates, you should be able to create the email
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled How do I add an email.

I need to add an email to our account, how do I do that.
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Rina6136

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There is no Email tab on my account. Please assist. 
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Elyzabeth , Official Rep

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You will need to add email to your package to have this option. Click Account > Account Summary > Get More Addons > Hmail Boxes.
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I have my emails all set up. Now, how do we each access our emails? Where do we go to read and response to emails we will be receiving? Thanks!!
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Michelle C, Employee

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Hello,

You can check you emails in two different places. First, if you are already logged into your Homestead account click on the email tab on the left and you should see a check email option requesting your credentials. If you don't see it, click on email again then put in your email and password there. If you are not logged in you can go to homestead.com and select Webmail in the top right.  
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Perfect!! Got it - working great. Next question...can a user of one of our emails check their emails from their Phone? Is there an app or is the best way to just forward those emails to their personal email? Thx!
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They can connect this email to any email program they use, whether it is the default email program for their phone or a downloaded app like Outlook. They just need to use the proper settings:

https://community.homestead.com/homestead/topics/email-client-settings
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It won't let me create an email. I get all the way through step 8 and then it says "Error 714" every time. I've tried many different times and days and it's the same thing every time. What's going on?
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Hi there John,

That domain used to belong to another account in our parent companies system, so it was causing an issue. I was able to get this resolved. Please try again, you should have no trouble at this point.
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That worked! Thank you!