How to Access your Email Account from DirectAdmin

How to Access your Email Account from DirectAdmin

Accessing your email account from DirectAdmin is a straightforward process. DirectAdmin provides a user-friendly interface to manage email accounts and includes webmail access, allowing you to read and send emails directly from your browser. Here’s how to access your email account from DirectAdmin:

Steps to Access Email Account from DirectAdmin

1. Log in to DirectAdmin

  • Open your web browser and navigate to your DirectAdmin login page.
  • Enter your DirectAdmin username and password to log in.

2. Navigate to Email Accounts

  • Once logged in, look for the ‘E-mail Accounts’ or ‘E-mail Manager’ section. This is typically found under the ‘Email Management’ category.
  • Click on it to open the email accounts management area.

3. Locate Your Email Account

  • In the email accounts management area, you’ll see a list of existing email accounts associated with your DirectAdmin account.
  • Find the email account you want to access.

4. Access Webmail

  • Next to the email account, there should be an option to access webmail. This might be represented by a ‘Webmail’ button, an envelope icon, or a link labeled ‘Access Webmail’ or similar.
  • Click on this option to proceed to the webmail login screen.

5. Log in to Webmail

  • You will be prompted to enter the email account’s password. Enter the password for the specific email account you wish to access.
  • After entering the password, you will be logged into the webmail interface.

6. Using Webmail

  • Once logged in, you can read, send, and manage your emails directly from the webmail interface.
  • Webmail clients like Roundcube, SquirrelMail, or Horde offer various features similar to desktop email clients.

Important Considerations

  • Password Security: Ensure that your email account password is strong and secure to prevent unauthorized access.
  • Webmail Clients: DirectAdmin may offer different webmail clients. You can choose the one you prefer based on the interface and features.
  • Logging Out: Remember to log out of webmail after you’re done, especially if you’re accessing your email from a public or shared computer.


Accessing your email account through DirectAdmin’s webmail feature is convenient for checking and managing your emails without the need for a separate email client. This is particularly useful for quick access or when you’re away from your primary computer. As with any web-based email access, security and privacy are important, so be sure to use strong passwords and log out after each session, especially on shared or public devices.


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