How to Install SquirrelMail From Your cPanel Using Softaculous

This article will give you a step by step guide on how to install SquirrelMail from your cPanel. Sign into your cPanel and follow these steps:

1) Click Softaculous.


2) Scroll down to Mails. Find the SquirrelMail link and click on it.


3) Click Install.


4) Fill out all of the boxes. For In Directory type the name of a new directory you would like created. By default, the box will be left blank to install the software into your main directory. When you are finished, click Install.


5) You will then get a confirmation page of your installation.


This concludes how to install SquirrelMail from your cPanel.

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3 Comments on How to Install SquirrelMail From Your cPanel Using Softaculous

  1. Jim Gooden says:

    I’m using Squirrel Mail and would like to install their plugin to compose in HTML. Can I do that from my cpanel or would I need to use my WHM? Thanks!

    • Jim,

      You may actually need to do this through root using command line. An easier venture may be to install a whole new installation of Squirrelmail and maintain it yourself as the one provided by cPanel will be overwritten on next cPanel update.

  2. Nick Fenwick says:


    For the record, these instructions worked for me:

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