Email forwarding is a way to send an email that is delivered to one email address to a different email address. In this guide, we will show you how to setup Email Forwarders in your cPanel, and also in Webmail. Then, we will show you how to forward all email for a domain.

What are Email Forwarders?

Email forwarders allow you to send a copy of an email from one email address to another email address automatically. If you have multiple email addresses for your business one good use for email forwarders is to have all the messages forward to one account. So if you have,, and email addresses all of them can be sent to one account such as That way, you will no longer have to check all the email accounts. You will only need to check the account. Setting up email forwarders can be done through cPanel or through your webmail login page:

Creating a forwarder in cPanel

  1. Log into the cPanel.
  2. Navigate to the Mail > Forwarders section.
  3. On the forwarders page, click Add Forwarder.
  4. On the Add a New Forwarder page, Fill in the following sections

Address: Type the email address username in the Address to Forward: and select the domain from the drop box the user name is for.

Destination: Type the full email address that you want to forward emails to in the text box.

Click Add Forwarder.

Now the Add a New Forwarder page should show:

All email sent to will now be copied to

Note! You can add multiple email addresses to your forwarder separated by commas to set a forwarder for multiple email addresses at once. Like the following:,, 

Creating a forwarder through Webmail

  1. Start by logging into webmail. Remember, you can log into webmail by visiting Also be sure to use the full email address as the username and the password associated with the email account you are logging into. Note that you may see one of two styles of login screens, but both work the same way.
  2. Now, you will need to verify you are logged into the correct email address and click "Forwarders"
  3. This screen shows you currently have no forwarders set up. Click the "Add Forwarder" button 
  4. Fill in the field with the address to forward to and click "add forwarder"
  5. Now, go back to "forwarding options" and verify that your forwarder is set up properly!

Forward All Email for a Domain

  1. Log into the cPanel.
  2. Click Forwarders in the Mail section.
  3. Click the Add Domain Forwarder button.
  4. Select the Domain you want to forward email from, in the drop-down box. Then, enter the domain you want to forward to. The official cPanel documentation notes: "Domain forwarding takes place only when a delivery is not successful. For example, a user sends an email to If is an existing email address or auto responder, then the email will not be forwarded. The email will be forwarded if is not an existing email address or auto responder."
  5. Click the Add Domain Forwarder button.