How to Enable AutoSSL (Let's Encrypt) in cPanel

Let's Encrypt (Free SSL Certificates) should be enabled automatically by default. However if it isn't, there is a way to enable it manually from cPanel.

NOTE: Let's Encrypt free SSL certificates may not be suitable for you. Click here for our guide on comparing free vs paid SSL certificates.


Step 1 - From cPanel, select SSL/TLS Status


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Step 2 - Make sure the boxes are ticked for the domains/subdomains you want a SSL for and click Run AutoSSL

Note 1: You may have to wait 1hr for the free SSL to apply
Note 2: If under the list of domains, the chosen domain/subdomain has + Include during AutoSSL under the Certificate Status, available, make sure to click that first.


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If you have any problems, click here for our guide on fixing autossl problems.