Private Email Hosting

Everything you need for simple and secure web-based email hosting wrapped in a fast, lightweight interface.

Professionally manage your email, contacts and calendar from today with all plans starting on a free 60 day trial.

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Secure Webmail

Web-based access to your secure business email accounts offering a number of collaboration features, including a calendar, contacts, tasks and a portal providing customizable information.


A cloud-based storage solution to save, sync, and share your documents, pictures, and other media. You can save and edit files or share them with other users, all while managing file versions and edit histories.


A customizable information center that shows scheduled appointments, mailbox quota, new messages, and news from your social networks.

Anti-Spam Protection

Advanced mail account protection based on the SpamExperts solution, offering a powerful anti-spam filter and anti-virus system.


Easily upload an Excel document, edit it, save it, and share the contents without losing formatting or properties.


Namecheap’s Support Team is made up of the most professional, knowledgeable people in the industry. And they’re available 24/7 to assist you and answer your questions.

Collaboration tools

Includes features such as shared tasks, contacts, calendars, and files, useful for organizing and collaborating with your group or company.


Web-based collaborative word processing solution. You can create or upload text documents, edit files, and monitor changes in real time.

Private Email
Get started with three simple steps

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Step 1

Choose your domain

Connect an existing domain to your Private Email subscription or register a new one. From there you can create a default mailbox.

You may order additional mailboxes at any time as your business grows.

Learn more about how the process works here

Step 2

Set up MX records

Add the necessary DNS records for the domain associated with your Private Email subscription so that emails will start being delivered to your mailbox.

To do this, you will need to log into the account where the domain name is managed.

Set up the appropriate MX records by using this guide

Step 2

Connect your device

You can access Private Email via Webmail, or configure your mail client to retrieve and send messages through IMAP, POP3 or SMTP. Click here to find the settings for desktop and mobile clients.

Frequently Asked Questions

Browse through the frequently asked questions

What is email hosting?

Email hosting is a service in which a hosting provider rents out email servers to its users. While some companies offer basic free hosting options, you get more from premium services that offer more flexibility and power. Professional web-based email hosting takes place when both incoming and outgoing emails are managed by a separate shared or dedicated mail server.

Why choose Namecheap Private Email?

Namecheap Private Email is a collaborative, cloud-based, and open-source software. It provides a fresh, modern design that works across tablets, desktops, and notebooks – letting users communicate whenever and wherever they want. Private Email allows users to create a public space in shared folders, set and control tasks, create and manage work schedules, and much more.

How do you transfer emails to your Namecheap Private Email account?

If you are using a third-party email service and would like to switch to our Private Email, you can easily migrate your old emails (Inbox, Sent and other folders) to our servers using the Webmail interface. In order to transfer old emails to your email hosting account, follow these steps.

Email etiquette

Looking for tips on best email practices for businesses? Professionals all communicate with a certain degree of formality in language. Respond with courtesy, pleasantries and directness and you’ll be on your way to a beneficial business relationship.

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