How to set up a hosted email account
Want a custom email address to send and receive? At Porkbun it's easy.
- Log in. You should arrive at the Domain Management screen. If you're already logged in, click your username in the top-right corner and select Domain Management.
- Open up your Porkbun email settings from the domain management console by clicking on the envelope icon next to the domain for which you would like to set up hosted email.
- The next screen, Email Hosting and Forwarding, will offer you two options for Email Hosting or Email forwarding. In this instance, let's choose "Add Email Account" under Option 1.
- You will now see a Pending Setup section on the Email Hosting and Forwarding page. Click the Plus (+) icon to create your email address.
On the next screen, type in the email address you’d like for your domain, then a password for that email address. Don’t forget it! You'll need it for when you're configuring your email client. Click "Create Email Address" to add the account.
That's it! You can now access this using our webmail interface at
webmail.porkbun.com or you can configure an email client such as Gmail or Outlook to send and receive as your new address. The following settings can be used to configure most email clients. Be sure to use your entire email address as your username while configuring your email client:
This will add an Email Hosting plan to your cart. Click "Continue to Billing" to proceed to the checkout process and add a hosted email account to your domain.