Category Archives : Email Tips


How to save new email on the server for a specified time

When using multiple devices to check email, like a phone and laptop, it’s common to each devices email software to leave new messages on the server-side inbox after downloading the email. This way, they can be retrieved by the various devices. Important: You can also specify a time period (like a week or month) for how long to save the messages. This helps keep your server-side inbox from getting overloaded. For Microsoft Outlook: 1. In Outlook, Read More…

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How to use cPanel’s account filters to stop spam

One of the underrated features of cPanel is the “Account level filtering” and “User level filtering.” For cPanel users, these can be powerful tools, but must be used carefully so please read this full post before creating your first filter. These two features are located in the “Mail” section of cPanel. “Account level filtering” lets you filter all the email addresses on your domain at the same time, while the “User level filtering” allows you to Read More…

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Setting up Email on Android

Here’s the recommended steps for setting up email in Android for OLI Hosting customers who use our cPanel server: Note these instructions are for POP3 but to use IMAP simple change the incoming mailserver Port to 993. If you already created an email account, the only way to switch from POP to IMAP or vice-versa is to re-create the account in your email software. In Email -> Account Settings you can add the new account: for Incoming settings use: Username: Read More…

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Setting up Email on iPhone

Here are the recommended settings for iPhone (as well as iPad and iPod Touch) for Online Institute hosting customers on our cPanel servers. Note these instructions are for POP3 but to use IMAP simply select IMAP when creating the account and change the SSL-enabled incoming mailserver Port to 993. If you already created an email account, the only way to switch from POP to IMAP or vice-versa is to re-create the account in your email software. Go to Read More…

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How to stop auto-load of webmail if set to 0 seconds

If you happened to set the Autoload feature of your preferred webmail software to zero seconds and now it won’t let you change to a different webmail application, here is a very easy fix to disable webmail from autoloading, whether you chose Horde Webmail, Roundcube or Squirrel Mail. After it loads you into the webmail application, simply click the back button on your browser and then click “Disable AutoLoad.” Now you can select a different webmail Read More…

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