Accessing your email account through third-party mail clients can offer additional features and flexibility. This guide provides instructions on how to set up and log in to your Cubes Hosting mailbox using popular third-party mail clients.

Preparing Your Mailbox

  • Ensure you have an active email account set up in Directadmin.
  • Make a note of your email address and password, as you will need these details to log in.

General Email Settings for Third-Party Clients

Before logging in, you'll need the following general settings:

  • IMAP/POP3 server: This is your mail server address. You can find it in your Directadmin panel under 'E-mail Accounts'.
  • SMTP server: Similar to the IMAP/POP3 server, this address is available in Directadmin.
  • Username: This is typically your full email address.
  • Password: The password you set up for your email account in Directadmin.

Setting Up Email in Microsoft Outlook

  • Open Outlook and navigate to 'File' > 'Add Account'.
  • Enter your email address and password.
  • Choose 'Manual setup or additional server types' and enter the general email settings provided above.

Configuring Email in Mozilla Thunderbird

  • Launch Thunderbird and go to 'Create a new account: Email'.
  • Click 'Skip this and use my existing email', then enter your email details and the general email settings.

Setting Up Email on Apple Mail

  • Open Apple Mail and go to 'Mail' > 'Add Account'.
  • Select 'Other Mail Account...' and input your email information and the general settings.

Troubleshooting Common Issues

  • If you cannot send or receive emails, double-check your server settings and port numbers.
  • Ensure 'SSL/TLS' is enabled for a secure connection.
  • Contact Cubes Hosting support if you continue to experience issues.


Setting up your Cubes Hosting mailbox in a third-party mail client is a straightforward process. Ensure that you input the correct server settings and keep your login credentials secure. Using these steps, you can enjoy the flexibility and features of your preferred mail client while managing your Cubes Hosting email account.

Note: Always ensure your mail client is updated to the latest version for the best security and compatibility.

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