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Hi guys... I have this situation. I get a domain for my friend and setup an email for him. It works fine. The catch is, I can access the mailbox if I wanted to.

Question: How can I create an email account so that I don't have access to the emails inside?

Do I need to install some software? Thank you.

asked 14 Sep '13, 20:45

Romel
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Cannot your friend change the password to his email account so that you can no longer access it? Admins don't have access to email if they don't provide correct password as far as i can tell.

(08 Jan '14, 23:38) baba

You can always reset passwords for any of your account mailboxes via the control panel.

(08 Jan '14, 23:50) seanf

As long as you are the administrator on the account you will always be able to get into whatever the account contains. The only way they can prevent you from accessing something in their account is by having their own account.

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answered 14 Sep '13, 21:15

waynek
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Unless your friend uses an end-to-end encryption for his emails, such as PGP or S/MIME, the mail server administrator will always be able to access all the emails sent through his server.

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answered 14 Sep '13, 22:37

lieryan
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