To be honest, since I joined Cloudways I’m really loving the service. Cloudways is the fastest hosting service I’ve ever used & believe it or not the service is not expensive at all too.
Today I will teach you how to setup Cloudways Email step by step.
Setup Cloudways Email
Login to Cloudways or Sign up here.
Enter your login details & sign in as shown below.
Click on more options Icon as shown below.
Under more options, click on Add-ons as shown below.
You’ll get the following add-ons as shown below.
You need to look for Rackspace Email as shown below.
To setup the Rackspace email option, you’ve to click on the Pencil Icon as shown below.
Once clicked, a pop-up box will appear with the following options as shown below.
Note: Each new Mailbox will cost you $1 at the moment of writing this article as shown below.
To create a new mailbox type your desire email address & password as shown below. make sure your email must be ending with your domain name, for example, firstname.lastname@example.org
Now click on ‘Save Changes‘ as shown below.
If your email successfully created without any errors, you’ll see your email under the Mailboxes list as shown below.
To login to your email, click on Help as shown below.
If this is your first time creating a Rackspace email addon then you have to log in to your domain name portal & add the DNS/MX records to it.
You can see below the DNS/MX records you have to add.
In my case, I’m with Namecheap so I have to log in to my Namecheap account & I’ve to go to Manage > Advanced DNS to add the DNS Records as shown below.
Make sure to add MX Records as well as shown below.
Don’t forget to click on the green check marks after you have added the DNS records as shown below.
Now wait for a while & go back to the Rackspace Email option under addons.
Click on the Pencil icon as shown below.
Now click on Help option as shown below.
Under help, click on the ‘Webmail Online Access‘ link as shown below or you can click on this link to get the access.
Now put your chosen email & password the one you’ve created under rackspace email earlier as shown below.
Click on Log In.
Congratulations! You’re successfully log in to your new email account.
If you like to configure the mail client to access the Rackspace email then you can read this article provided by Rackspace email under help as shown below.
Alternatively you can click on this link to view the article.
That’s it for this tutorial. If you like the article then please share it with your friends. I’ll see you soon in another article. Until then take care & thank you very much for reading.