Webmail is an email client implemented as a web application to run on a web server. It is a way of sending and receiving emails from a web browser. Many webmail providers also offer email access by the desktop email client using standard email protocols. Webmails provide a convenient way to access emails with email clients like Outlook, Thunderbird, etc. Most of the service providers offer webmail client in their internet service package.

Features of Webmail:

  1. Easier to access your mailbox to read and to send emails from anywhere in the World.
  2. The webmail user can still run the business on week off or simply away from the office.
  3. No configuration or additional software required to configure just needs an Internet browser.
  4. Nowadays, webmail is as good as most mail clients, providing the ability to add rich text and attach documents.

Steps to change the time zone in webmail:

Webmail applications use the host server’s time zone by default. If the time zone is different, the timezone settings can be changed in the webmail clients like Horde, RoundCube, and SquirrelMail. Once the timezone settings are changed, the interface displays the timestamps in new time zone after each login to your webmail account. Let us discuss the steps below to change the timezone in each webmail client.


To change the time zone in Horde, follow these steps:

  1. Log in to the Horde email account.
  2. In the left-hand pane, click the settings icon, and then select the option ‘Global Preferences’.SettingsGlobal preferences
  3. Under the section ‘Your Information’, click the option ‘Locale and Time’.Local and time
  4. Select your time zone from the drop-down menu, and then click ‘Save’ Option.Time zone


To change the time zone in Roundcube, follow the below steps:

  1. Log in to Roundcube with the username and password.Roundcube Login
  2. Click on the option ‘Settings’.Roundcube settings
  3. Navigate and go to the option ‘User Interface’.Roundcube User Interface

4. Select your desired timezone, and then click the option ‘Save’.Roundcube Time Zone


To change the time zone in Horde, follow these steps:

  1. Login to the SquirrelMail with the username and password.
  2. Select the menu ‘Options’.

Click on Options

3. Navigate to the option ‘Personal Information’ and click on it.

Click on Personal Information

4. Uner the Timezone Options, select the desired time zone and then click ‘Submit’.

Choose the time zone and select submit