Emails are the #1 way for viruses and malware to spread across the internet. For this reason, we always recommend hosting your email with a 3rd party provider instead of hosting it together with your website (cPanel webmail is a HUGE NO-NO!). There are many email providers like GSuite, Office365, Zoho, MXRoute and more.
If you are a developer with a big MXRoute account which you break up into smaller chunks for your clients, you’re probably concerned about all the space it will take up. Here’s a way to redirect all the emails received to a free email e.g. GMail without the hassle of setting up POP3 or IMAP in the destination account.
Step 1: Set up email on MXRoute
This should be self-explanatory. Set up the MXRoute domain and email accounts as usual.
Step 2: Enter Roundcube webmail
This can probably be done with any other webmail software but this example will use Roundcube.
Set up an email Filter using the settings below:
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This will delete the MXRoute version of the email, so the email will only be in your destination account. This is different from email forwarding, which keeps a copy of the email in your MXRoute account (if this is what you want, select “Send message copy to” in your Actions instead)
That’s it, you’re done! Now all emails to your MXRoute email will be automatically redirected to your free email, and it won’t be in your MXRoute email.