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How to Change the Password of An Email Account

You can make changes to your email account through cPanel. The instructions below will guide you through changing your email password within cPanel.

Changing Email Password through cPanel

If the email account owner has lost or forgotten the password, the password can be changed through cPanel. This method does not require the old password.

  1. Log in to cPanel.
  2. Navigate to the Email section, click the Email Accounts icon.

    HostGator Email Accounts Icon

  3. To the right of the email account you are modifying, click on the Manage button.

    HostGator Manage Email Button

  4. On the Manage An Email Account page, navigate to the Security section. Enter your preferred password or generate a secure password using the Auto generates password option.

    HostGator Email Security Settings

  5. Once done, click on the Update Email Settings at the bottom of the page. 

    Update Email Settings Button

Still having an issue with your email password? Contact us via phone or Live Chat so we can assist you.