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After creating your email account in cPanel, you may find yourself needing to change the email account password. This tutorial will take you through all the steps required to do so.
There are two ways to change your email password. Your chosen method will depend on whether or not you know your current password:
- Current password unknown - You can only change your email password via cPanel.
- Current password known - You can use either cPanel or webmail to to change your password.
We have included instructions for both methods below.
- Log into the cPanel dashboard, or the webmail account depending on your chosen method.
- Ensure you have a pen and paper, or some other method of recording your new password safely.
How to change your email password in cPanel
How to Change your Webmail Password
Troubleshooting \ FAQ’s
Can you Force an Email Password Change?
While you can force a user to change their cPanel Account Password, the same is not true for Email passwords.
That being said, you can set a max age for Email account passwords, which upon expiry will force the user to change it the next time they log in. They will then need to input their old password, along with their new password.
Do you have to be logged into cPanel to change your email password?
You can also change your email password via webmail.
Do you need to know your email password to change it?
No. There are two ways to change your password.
- Password Unknown - You can reset your email password in cPanel.
- Password Known - You may also reset or change your password via the cPanel webmail interface.
Is cPanel Webmail password recovery possible? Can I check my email account password in cPanel?
Please reset or change your email account password as per the instructions above. There is no way to see your email password in cPanel.