How do I purchase an email address/mailbox?

This FAQ will show you how to purchase a mailbox

The below instructions will show you how you can purchase a mailbox, allowing you to create a personalised email address.


This article will explain how you can Purchase a mailbox. Purchasing a mailbox will allow you to create an email address associated with your domain name, so instead of having an email address of yourname@hotmail.com, you can have yourname@yourdomain.com. Not only does this give you more control over your email address, it will also give your company or business a more professional feel. An email like: dave@davesvans.co.uk looks a lot more professional that davesvans12@hotmail.com.

Email mailboxes work on a quota system. Instead of buying a mailbox as a separate entity, you purchase a mailbox quota, which can either be set as a mailbox or an email forwarder. This allows you complete flexibility over your email set up. For example, if you purchase 5 mailboxes, and find that you want to change one of the email addresses you've set up, you can simply delete the first mailbox, and use that quota to create another mailbox, instead of creating a completely new one.

The article below will show you how to purchase a mailbox, allowing you to create your new email address. 

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Login to your 123-reg control panel.

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Scroll down to the Email section, then click on the Manage email link.

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Click on the Get more mailboxes link.

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Choose between Personal or Professional, select how many mailboxes you wish to purchase and press BUY NOW to continue.

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The mailbox will then be added to your basket and you will have the option to Find a domain or Go to checkout, click on Go to checkout.

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Review the mailbox package and quantity, click on the Continue button.

Add any extras to your basket if required, click on the Checkout button to continue.

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Then follow the steps on screen to complete your purchase.

After you have purchased it, you can configure your mailbox easily by following the instructions from our support guide.

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