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Setting up DNS MX Records for Google Apps

Setting up DNS MX records for a Google Apps account is possible via cPanel so you can easily access and manage your emails.


1 Log into your cPanel. If you are unsure on how to do this, please view the following help article - 'How to log into cPanel'.

2 Under the 'Mail' title, click onto 'MX Entry'.

3 Select your domain from the 'Domain' drop down menu.

4 Select 'Remote Mail Exchanger'.

5 Select 'Change'.

6 Add an MX record for the primary email server in the 'Destination' box.Information Enter the fully qualified server name, such as ASPMX.L.GOOGLE.COM (primary email server for Google Apps).

7 Enter the priority for the MX Record.Information MX records with a lower number have higher priority than MX records with a higher number. To use the new email server as the primary server, give it the lowest possible priority number (0).

8 Click 'Add New Record'.

9 To add MX records for additional Mail Servers, repeat steps 6, 7 and 8 and give backup servers a lower priority than the primary email server.