How To Manual Migration Email Account?

Manual Migration Email Account

Migrating an email account from an email client to a web host transfers the entire data of the email account. Now let’s consider that you have configured a cPanel account in WHM. In such a case, you can automatically migrate the email account. But for non-cPanel accounts, you have to manually migrate the emails after creating a new email account in cPanel. To do so, follow these steps to manual migration email account.

  • Step : 1 First, log in to cPanel on your computer from a browser.
  • Step : 2 On the cPanel home screen, click on Email Accounts in the Email section.
  • Step : 3 Click the Create button in order to open a new interface.
  • Step : 4 Navigate to the Domain menu and select your email address domain that you wish to migrate.
  • Step : 5 Enter the email address in the Username field.
  • Step : 6 Click on Set password now and enter your email password in the Password field.
  • Step : 7 Go to the Storage Space section and enter a custom Mailbox Quota storage size.
  • Step : 8 Alternatively, you can select the Unlimited option to set the disk space limit for your email account.
  • Step : 9 Enable the Send welcome email with instructions to set up a mail client checkbox.
  • Step : 10 Click the Create button and return to the Email Accounts screen.
  • Step : 11 Now, you can migrate the actual email data created in cPanel.
  • Step : 12 Follow these steps to manual migration email account.

Carry out these steps to migrate an email account configured in the Thunderbird mail client:

  • Step : 1 Launch Mozilla Thunderbird first.
  • Step : 2 Click the Inbox tab from the left-side panel.
  • Step : 3 Next, click the Edit button and click on Select.
  • Step : 4 Click All to select all the messages in the inbox.
  • Step : 5 Click the Copy To option in the Message menu and select the new hosting email account.
  • Step : 6 Select the Inbox tab to copy all the messages.
  • Step : 7 Click the Inbox tab of the new hosting email account.
  • Step : 8 Now, you can see the copied messages from the old account.
  • Step : 9 If you have difficulties to manual migrating email account, click the Call button available on this page to contact our technical support team.


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