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:
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|
|Web interface access||Yes||Yes|
|Mobile Support (synchronization of email
to your mobile device)
|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|Outdated Business and Business Office plans and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 Pro and Ultimate
|Collaboration tools (shared tasks, contacts, calendars and files)||Business,Business Office (outdated),
Pro and Ultimate
|File storage||Private (outdated): 1GB
Business (outdated): 10GB
Business Office (outdated): 15GB
Starter 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|Business, Business Office (outdated)
Pro and Ultimate
|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||1 mailbox per subscription with the outdated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
Starter 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 100 emails/hour per trial subscription
Starter - 500 emails/hour per domain
Pro - 1000 emails/hour per domain
Ultimate - 1500 emails/hour per domain
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.