How to change Namecheap Private Email password

There are two ways to change password for your Private Email mailbox, you can do it via Namecheap Dashboard or using Webmail.

Before proceeding, make sure you have logged out your mail account in Webmail and mail clients. Having an active session will prevent the password from being correctly reset.

Password change tips:

  • Your password must be at least 8 characters and contain at least 1 uppercase character, 1 lowercase character and 1 number;
  • Use a mix of 8+ characters for a strong password;
  • Mailbox password cannot contain spaces or the \, &, +, and ' characters;
  • Allowed characters are: [a-zA-Z0-9#!@$%^*()_="?.,/;:<>`{|}~-[]]

  • In order to change the password for your Namecheap Private Email mailbox via Namecheap Dashboard, do the following:

    1. Sign in to your Namecheap account.
    2. Go to Private Email menu on your left, and then click Manage next to the needed subscription:

    3. Scroll down to the section with your current mailboxes. Expand Edit storage menu next to email account you wish to reset the password for and select Change Password option from the drop-down menu:

    4. Submit the following fields:

    New password: the password you would like to set for your Private Email account
    Confirm new password: re-type the password you would like to set for your Private Email account
    Namecheap password: enter the password you use to log in to your Namecheap account to verify the changes

    NOTE: the passwords from the Private Email account and Namecheap account are different.

    Once done hit Save Changes. A change to your mailbox password will be effective immediately.

    Also, you can change the password for your mailbox using Webmail. In order to do it, you need to access your mailbox at and follow these instructions:

    1. Navigate to System menu and choose Settings.
    2. Select Basic settings menu in the bar on your left.
    3. At the bottom of the page click on Change Password button:

    4. Pop-up window will show up, fill out the fields and click Change password and sign out:

    That's it!

                          Need any help? Contact our HelpDesk

    149241 times

    Need help? We're always here for you.