How to add external MX records in cPanel

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Step 1 - Log in to cPanel (click here for a guide) and click on the Zone Editor tool.

 

Step 2 - Click on Manage for the appropriate domain

 

Now click MX so only the MX records are listed

 

Step 3 - If you see any old MX records, make sure to Delete them first

 

Now click on Domains on the top left

 

Step 4 - Click on + MX Record

 

Now enter your Priority, the Destination (sometimes named Record) and click Add an MX Record

 

Repeat the process for all the MX records you have.

 

Step 5 - Click on the Home button in the top left of the screen

 

Now click on the Email Routing icon

 

Step 6 - (1) select your domain (2) select Remote Mail Exchanger (3) Click on Change

 

That's it! Note that MX records can take up to 4hrs to propagate and work properly. You can use a site like https://www.whatsmydns.net to check periodically and make sure they're live.

 

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