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Create a 1&1 Mail Basic Account

An e-mail account comes standard with all 1&1 hosting packages. The following steps will teach you how to create this e-mail account.

Step 1
Log in to your 1&1 Control Panel and select the relevant package.
Step 2
Click the Manage E-mail Addresses link from the Mail panel.
Manage E-mail Addresses
Manage E-mail Addresses

Step 3
Enter the first part of your new e-mail address in the text box and then select the domain name you want to attach it to from the drop-down menu. After you have finished, click the Create button to proceed. Manage e-mail addresses home page
Manage e-mail addresses home page
Step 4
Select the mailbox type by clicking the Set up mailbox button under either the 1&1 WebMail or 1&1 Mail Business. Additionally, it is recommended to check the small box in order to activate virus protection and to set up a spam filter. Set up mailbox menu
Set up mailbox menu
Step 5
  • Enter the e-mail address name and choose a domain from the drop-down menu.
  • Make sure the Mailbox is selected from the Type drop-down box.
  • Enter a First and Last name.
  • Enter a password for the e-mail account in both text boxes.
  • Enable Virus Protection and/or 1&1 Anti-SPAM by clicking the check boxes.
  • If you would like to forward all mail received by this account to another e-mail address, click the Add button and enter the e-mail address to forward to.
  • When you are finished, click the OK button to continue.
E-mail options menu
E-mail options menu
Step 6
A confirmation is displayed. The e-mail address should be set up in approximately 5 minutes. Confirmation message
Confirmation message
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