HOW TO ADD A MX RECORD IN CPANEL USING DNS ZONE EDITOR?

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A mail recorder is a resource that specifies a mail server responsible for accepting email messages. Follow these simple steps and add ‘MX record’ with cPanel Zone Editor option.

  • Sign-in to your cPanel account.
  • In the “Domains” section, tap on the “Zone Editor” Icon.

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  • Under the domain section, many actions options will appear on your screen

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  • Click on the “MX Record” option and a small window will pop out.
  • Enter the appropriate data in it. Priority and destination in the relevant field.
  • Here keep these things in the mind:
  • Priority: Use the lowest preference number for The MX record you use for mail routing, typically clients use 0. Moreover, you can use 0 for your mail routing record, and 10 for the record to claim your domain.
  • Destination: Write the domain name of your Mail Exchange. In case, you use an external mail server enter the domain name of that external mail server. Otherwise, for a local mail server, enter your local domain.

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  • Tap on the “Add an MX record” option.
  • A message will generate that Record has been successfully added.

Note: Adding the MX record and noticing the changes may take up to 12 to 24 hours.