How to set Horde or RoundCube as default cPanel webmail?

1. Log in to cPanel and navigate to Email Accounts menu:

 

 

 

2. Click on Check Email next to the email account in question: 

 

 

3. Click Set as Default under one of the three webmail clients on your choice: 

 


If you wish to set a different default webmail client, click on your email account inside webmail and select the desired interface: 

 

 

 

Setting up a Custom Subdomain for Your Webmail

 

1. Log in to cPanel and navigate to Email Accounts menu: 

 

2. Click on Check Email next to the email account in question: 

 

3. Select the webmail application you wish to use: 

 

4. Copy the URL in the address bar of your browser after you are logged in: 

 

 

Alternatively, you can log in via http://yourdomain.com/webmail and get the same URL. 
 

 

5. Go to Subdomains menu and create a custom subdomain you would prefer to use to log in to webmail. For example, myemail.yourdomain.com

 

 

 

NOTE: Do not use mail.yourdomain.com as this particular subdomain is in server use and can create a conflict. 

 

6. Go to Redirects menu and redirect the created subdomain to the URL you have received at step 4: 

 

 

 

7. Now you can log in via your custom subdomain. After entering login details, you will be automatically logged in to the preferred webmail application.