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How To Check Email Disk Usage In cPanel

Managing email accounts efficiently is crucial for individuals and businesses alike. One important aspect of email management is keeping track of disk usage to ensure you stay within your hosting account’s allocated storage limits. cPanel, provides an easy way to check the disk usage of your email accounts. In this guide, we will walk you through the steps to check email disk usage in cPanel, enabling you to monitor and manage your email storage effectively.

Email Disk Usage is a tool that allows you to see and check all of the mailboxes that has been created within your server with their current disk usage.

This will let you manage and delete emails that can help you free up storage space.

Manage your Email Disk Usage

Open your preferred web browser and enter the URL for your cPanel account. Typically, it will be in the format If you are unsure of the URL, contact your hosting provider for assistance (Don’t know how to login to your cPanel account? Click here).

Once logged in, navigate to the “Email” section within cPanel and click on Email Disk Usage.


You will the be redirected to the Email Disk Usage screen where you will see the current current disk usage for every mailbox on you Email Account.


The “Disk Usage” page will present detailed information regarding the disk space consumed by the selected email account. Typically, it will show the total disk space used, including the space occupied by emails, attachments, and any other items stored within the email account.

From the Account drop down menu, you can choose the email account you wish to manage.


Once done selecting the email account, you will see the mailboxes the account contains. Click on Manage under the Actions column.


You will see the Messages to delete with the options for you to free up storage space.


Just click on the Delete Permanently button to completely remove the the messages.

Keeping track of email disk usage is vital to managing your hosting resources effectively. By following the steps outlined in this guide, you can easily check the disk usage of your email accounts in cPanel. Monitoring your email storage enables you to stay within your allocated limits, identify any space-consuming emails or attachments, and take appropriate actions to optimize your email management. With these insights, you can ensure the smooth functioning of your email communication and maintain an organized digital environment.

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Do you need our assistance in determining which messages to delete, understanding how to delete them, or any other questions regarding email management? We’re here to help! Feel free to reach out to us through our live chat or by submitting a support ticket. Our team will gladly provide guidance, advice, and any necessary assistance to ensure smooth email management.

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