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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 'Email Routing'.

3 Select your domain from the 'Domain' drop down menu. (Note: If you only have a single domain, skip straight to the next step)

4 Select 'Remote Mail Exchanger'.

5 Select 'Change'.

6Next you will want to set up the Gsuite MX records. To add this in, go back to your cPanel home page and Under the 'Domains' title, click onto 'Zone Editor'.

7 Click on the Managebutton to the right of the domain

8 Find your existing domain MX record and click'Edit' to the right of the line.

9 Replace the Destination' with the main Gsuite MX record: ASPMX.L.GOOGLE.COM Replace the Priority with the number: 1 When done, click on 'Save Record' to the right of the Destination & Priority boxes

10 Next, to add the additional Gsuite MX records required: Click on the 'Down Arrow' to the right of the Add Record button, then click on 'Add MX Record'


11 Replace the Destination' with the next Gsuite MX record: ALT1.ASPMX.L.GOOGLE.COM Replace the Priority with the corresponding number: 5

When done, click on 'Add Record' to the right of the Destination & Priority boxes


12 Repeat steps 10 & 11 to add the remaining 3x Gsuite MX records, Being careful to ensure the Priority is correct for the Destination.


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