Differences between Namecheap Private Email and cPanel email
Web-hosting email service included in cPanel is a common email hosting, which allows you to send emails, manage email accounts through webmail and email clients (Outlook, Thunderbird, Mail.app, .etc) via SMTP/POP/IMAP connection/protocols.
That service is a good choice if you need to use a number of standard email accounts.
All regular email service features are available for Namecheap Private Email users as well. However, with the Namecheap Private Email you can also setup Exchange accounts to synchronize appointments, tasks, calendar and email folders between your Namecheap Private Email account and supported devices and email clients.
Also you can use packages benefits. That will allow you to do such things as:
- create a public space in shared folders
- set and control tasks
- create and manage work schedules
- monitor the availability of colleagues for participating in meetings/discussions organization
- share data
- control who has access to specific files etc.
Thus, Namecheap Private Email is a great choice for organizations and optimization of teamwork using email clients/mobile devices.
You can use only one of the email hosting services at the same time – Namecheap Private Email or web-hosting email service.
If you buy one of our Shared Hosting packages, you will get cPanel email hosting by default. However, if you would like to use Namecheap Private Email your cPanel email hosting will not work.
If you are going to use Namecheap Private Email, you need to set up MX records for your domain per this article or contact our Support Team to help you with this. Take a look at the following table with the list of the main email hosting features. This information may help you to choose the most suitable type of hosting for you.
|Feature/Option ||Private Email service ||cPanel email service |
|SMTP/IMAP/POP3 support ||Yes ||Yes |
|Web interface access ||Yes ||Yes |
|Anti-spam protection ||Yes ||Yes |
|Mobile Support (synchronization of email |
to your mobile device)
|Yes ||Yes |
|Full Mobile Support (synchronization of email, |
contacts, calendar, tasks and notes from
the server to your mobile device)
|Outdated Business and Business Office plans and |
new Amplified and Absolute
|Collaboration tools (shared tasks, contacts, calendars and files) ||Business,Business Office (outdated), |
Amplified and Absolute
|File storage ||Private (outdated): 1GB |
Business (outdated): 10GB
Business Office (outdated): 15GB
Universal plan: 2GB
|You can use Disk space of your hosting |
account as a file storage and access the stored
files via File Manager menu in cPanel.
|Full support of Microsoft Outlook |
|Business, Business Office (outdated) |
Amplified and Absolute
|Mailboxes included by default ||1 mailbox per subscription with the outdated |
Private, Business, Business Office
|Stellar plan: 30 email accounts |
Nebula Reseller plan: 30 email accounts
Stellar Plus/Stellar Business plans and Galaxy Expert/Universe Pro Reseller plans: unlimited
Old Value plan: 50 email accounts
Old Professional plan: 100 email accounts
Old Ultimate/Business SSD/Reseller plan: unlimited
|Price for additional mailbox ||Private (outdated): $2.98/year |
Business (outdated): $14.88/year
Business Office (outdated): $35.88/year
Universal plan: $4.88/year
|Maximum number of mailboxes depends on the |
package and cannot be changed.
|Max attachment size ||55 MB ||50 MB |
|Outgoing email limits ||Up to 500 emails/hour per subscription |
Depending on the time of service Your
account is limited in the outgoing emails to 500 emails
We may decrease this limit, at Our sole discretion,
if your account confidence should be confirmed.
|From 50 to unlimited. |
You can find more details here.
cPanel email service provides you with 2 webmail interfaces, Horde, and Roundcube:
As for Private Email
service, this is how the webmail interface looks like: