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Setting up Email to work with Google Apps

by | External Email & MX | 15th December, 2015

You can set up your email account to work with Google Apps by using a simple wizard that is available on your cPanel account. However, it is important to understand that thereafter your mail service will be hosted by Google Apps and will not be available from your account server....

Changing between local and remote email

by | External Email & MX | 22nd October, 2015

Changing between local and remote email may happen if you have either opted to choose an external ‘remote’ service like Google Mail to receive your email, or you are stepping back from an external email service and wish to now receive your emails directly to your ‘local’ server. The following...

I manage my own DNS – What’s my MX Record?

by | External Email & MX | 10th August, 2015

A MX Record, or Mail Exchange Record, is important to identify which server will handle mail for a domain. When a domain that you own is added to your hosting account, a default DNS zone record is created so the services work locally on your account server. Your MX Record...

Importing Email into Google Mail

by | External Email & MX | 13th June, 2015

Google Mail gives you the ability to add your cPanel email account into Gmail’s webmail. By doing this you can conveniently receive emails using Gmail or any other service where the email account is set up. The first step is to log into your cPanel account so you are aware...

Can I keep a copy of my email on the server as well as forward it?

by | External Email & MX | 26th April, 2015

In your cPanel account, you can create an email account and then setup a forwarder so the emails are also sent to another email account of your choosing. By doing this, you can keep the emails on the server and have a copy elsewhere. To learn how to create an...

Setting up email to work with Office 365

by | External Email & MX | 3rd April, 2015

Follow the steps in this article to verify your domain and set up DNS records for email, Skype for Business Online, and so on. Add a TXT record for verification Before you use your domain with Office 365, we have to make sure that you own it. Your ability to...

Disabling the default email address

by | External Email & MX | 11th January, 2015

If you are receiving a lot of spam emails to email addresses that you don’t have set up on your account, disabling the default address is recommended. Log into your cPanel account. If you are unsure on how to do this, please view the following help article – ‘How to...