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How to create an email forwarder

An email forwarder allows a copy of an email sent to one address to be forwarded to another address. 

Note that you can forward emails from a specific email account or all emails from one domain name.

Follow these steps to add an email forwarder:

Email account forwarder through cPanel

These steps show you how to forward all email from one email account to another.

  1. Login to your Doteasy Member Zone.
  2. Scroll to the Email section and click Manage Email Accounts. This will open your cPanel dashboard.

    Manage email accounts

  3. On the cPanel dashboard, scroll to the Email section and click Forwarders.

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  4. Click Add Forwarder.

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  5. Enter the address you would like to be forwarded.
  6. Choose the destination for the forwarded email.
  7. Click Add Forwarder.

Email account forwarder through Webmail

These steps show you how to forward all email from one email account to another.

  1. Login to your webmail. Be sure to login using the email address and password of the email address you want to setup the forwarder.
  2. Once you’re logged into your webmail, click on the email address on the top of the page to open the drop-down menu and select Forwarders. This will open the Forwarders manager in your cPanel dashboard.

    webmail forwarder

  3. On the Forwarders manager, click Add Forwarder.

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  4. Enter the destination email address for the forwarded email.
  5. Click Add Forwarder.

Email domain forwarder

These steps show you how to forward all emails from one domain name to another domain.

  1. On the Forwarders window, click Add Domain Forwarder.

    add domain forwarder

  2. Enter the domain you would like to be forwarded. If you have more than one domain name on your hosting account, simply select the domain name from the Domain drop-down menu.
  3. Enter the destination (ie. another domain) for the forwarded email.
  4. Click Add Domain Forwarder.

*NOTE: Domain forwarders will only forward email when the system cannot deliver it to another email address. For example, a user sends an email to john@example1.com. If john@example1.com is an existing email address or has auto-responder set up, then the email will not be forwarded. The email will be forwarded if john@example1.com is not an existing email address or auto-responder.