OVH Guide

Hosted email: How to set up an email address

'Hosted email: How to set up an email address'

Log in to your control panel

Log in to the control panel with your username (NIC handle) and password.

  • Select your domain in the "Emails" menu.

  • Select theEmail tab.

  • Click Add an account.

You must have a valid email service to be able to add email accounts:

  • Start10M free offer (1 email account)
  • OVH Web Hosting (10-1000 email accounts)
  • MX Plan (5-1000 email accounts)

Your email account details

Enter the following information in the new window:

Account name: the email address.

Description: a description of the email account.

Account size: your email account quota.

Password: a password for your email account.

Confirmation: confirm your password.

Please note that the password must comply with certain conditions:

  • Minimum 9 characters.
  • Maximum 30 characters.
  • No accented characters.

Click Confirm/Ok to continue.

A notification will appear to inform you that your email account has been created.

We recommend the following guides for configuring your email accounts:

How do you change your email password?

  • Firstly select your domain in the "Emails" menu then go to "Email" -- Change the password by clicking on the cogwheel next to the relevant email account.

  • Re-enter the new password and confirm it.

You will not need to enter your old password.

Please note that the password must comply with certain conditions:

  • Minimum 9 characters.
  • Maximum 30 characters.
  • No accented characters.

Click Confirm/Ok to complete the password change.

It may take a few minutes for your password change to take effect.