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How to use webmail in Direct Admin

How to use WebMail in Direct Admin

Click the Webmail icon here

This demo assumes you've already logged in to Direct Admin

Now let's learn how to use WebMail for accessing email from within Direct Admin

Login to Webmail using your complete POP email address, and it's password

This is the main screen of SquirrelMail, and it shows the contents of the main inbox

Click the Options link

Click the Folders link

On this page there are several options for configuring the way your webmail displays for you

Although we won't do it now, feel free to alter any of these options:

Personal Information

Display Preferences

Message Highlighting

Folder Preferences

Index Order

Let's create a new folder.... enter the new folder name here

Then click Create

From this page you can create or delete folders and sub-folders, which is a convenient way to help organize your email messages

To see our new folder in the folder's list, click refresh folder list

Click the Addresses link

There's the new folder we just created!

You can create as many folders and sub-folders as you like..... whatever makes it easier for you to organize all your emails

Scroll down...

SquirrelMail comes with a Personal Address Book which you can use to store commonly used email addresses

Let's go ahead and add an email address to the address book

When finished, click the Add address button

Let's delete an address from the address book.....

The new address has been added to the address book, and can be seen here

Now let's send an email... click Compose

To choose an address from our address book, click the Addresses button here

Let's select this address to send a message To

Now fill in the rest of the details

The email address is automatically inserted into the To field

Scroll down...

Click the Send button

Click the INBOX.Sent link to see the message we just sent

The message has been sent!

Now go back to the INBOX

There it is!

Let's delete this message

Now let's move this message to the Temp Folder we created earlier

Click Move

Let's go see if it's there.... click Temp Folder

The message has been moved to the Temp Folder

When finished with webmail, you should always click the Sign Out link

There it is!

This is the end of the tutorial. You should now have an understanding of how to use Webmail from within Direct Admin

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