How to Add a MX Record to Your Domain Name DNS

If you are using your domain name with our hosting or email services then your DNS could already be set up. However you may want to point your domain name to another email hosting provider like Gmail or Office365. This is done by creating or editing a DNS MX record.

This article shows you how to add a MX record in our hosting control panel.

1. Log into your portal at

2. Click on your hosting plan to take you to your hosting control panel.

3. Click on the 'Domains' option, under the System heading.

4. Click on the domain name you wish to add the MX record to.

5. Click the 'Edit DNS Zone Records' button. You may need to click the 'Enable DNS' button if that is there instead and then click the 'Edit DNS Zone Records' button.

6. Click the 'Add Record' button.

7. Select the MX option from the Record Type dropdown. Insert your details for the MX record then click the 'Save' button. Note: You leave the Record Name blank in general.

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