- In the Mail section of the cPanel home screen, click Import Addresses/Forwarders.
- Under Step 1, click E-mail Accounts.
- Under Step 2, click , and then select the file that you want to use for the import process.
- If you are importing a CSV file, click the delimiter that your file uses under Step 3. The delimiter is often, but not always, a comma.
- Under Step 3, select the Treat first row as column headers check box if you want cPanel to ignore the first row of data in your file.
- Click .
- Under Step 1, select the correct headers for your data:
- Ignore: cPanel ignores the entire column of data.
- Email: cPanel interprets the column as e-mail addresses or usernames.
- Password: cPanel interprets the column as passwords for e-mail accounts.
- Domain: cPanel intreprets the column as the domain.
- Quota (MB): cPanel interprets the column as the mailbox quota size, in megabytes.
Supported file formats
Before you can import e-mail addresses, you must make sure that the information is in a format that cPanel supports. You can use comma-separated values files (commonly referred to as CSV files) or Microsoft Excel spreadsheet (XLS) files to import your data.
- CSV files:
If you use CSV files, cPanel supports the following data fields:
- E-mail address or username
- Mailbox quota (in megabytes)
- Microsoft Excel files XLS files:
You can also use Microsoft Excel (XLS) files to import e-mail addresses.