Redirect in Email Filter

If you want an email from a specific sender to be redirected to a different email address that you have without seeing it through your own inbox, you may create a filter rule for this. Follow the instructions below on how to redirect an email by using email filters.

Redirect in Email Filter via cPanel

Step 1. Log in to the cPanel.


Step 2. Click Email Filters in the Email panel. (Some cPanel accounts may have User-Level Filtering.)

Step 3. Select which email address you would like to add a filter rule. Click Manage Filters link.

Step 4. Click “Create a New Filter” button.

Step 5. Enter the filter name.


Step 6. Set the Rules to the following:

  • From
  • matches regex
  • sender’s email address

Step 7. Set the Actions to the following:

  • Redirect to Email
  • the email address where you want the email to be forwarded

Step 8. Click Create button.

The rule has now been added to the specific email address. In the examples above, the original recipient is whereas all emails sent from is now forwarded to and should not show in the inbox of

Note: Only email address under the same cPanel account can be redirected using email filter rules. Please also read email forwarding limitation.

If you have further questions, please do not hesitate to contact our support team.

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