This article describes how to migrate e-mail accounts from another web hosting provider to your A2 Hosting account. The exact method to do this depends on the type of account you had with your previous hosting provider:
The following sections discuss each of these options in further detail.
If your account with your previous hosting provider included cPanel, and your A2 Hosting account is empty, A2 Hosting can migrate the entire cPanel account, including all of your e-mail accounts.
For detailed information about how to start the cPanel migration process using the A2 Hosting Customer Portal, please see this article.
If your account with your previous hosting provider did not include cPanel, the e-mail data must be migrated manually.
Before you do this, you must first manually create e-mail accounts on the A2 Hosting server that correspond to the accounts you want to migrate. To do this, follow these steps:
If you are using the Paper Lantern theme, in the EMAIL section of the cPanel home page, click Email Accounts:
After you have created the e-mail accounts on your A2 Hosting account, you are ready to migrate the actual e-mail data.
The following procedure demonstrates how to use the Mozilla Thunderbird client application to migrate e-mail data from one account to another. The general concepts in this procedure apply to other e-mail clients as well, such as Outlook and Mac Mail, though the exact steps will vary based on the user interface.
To migrate e-mail data from one account to another account using Thunderbird, follow these steps:
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