How do I point my domain at 123-reg MX Records for Email

In order to add 123-reg MX records for your domain name so that 123-reg email works, please do the following:

Firstly, you need to ensure your domain is pointed to our nameservers:

  • ns.123-reg.co.uk
  • ns2.123-reg.co.uk

If the domain is not pointed to the 123-reg nameservers, you will be unable to manage them from the 123-reg control panel.

For more information on changing your nameservers please view the following article:

How do I change the nameservers for my domain name?

Please Note: It will take between 24 - 48 hours for the new MX records to become active.

1

Login to your 123-reg control panel.

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2

In the Domain names section, select the relevant domain name in the drop-down list and click on the Manage button.

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3

Scroll down to the Advanced Domain Settings section and click on the Manage DNS (A, MX, CNAME, TXT) link.

4

From the Basic DNS tab.

5

Click on the Change button in the EMAIL SETTINGS (MX RECORDS) section.

6

Select 123-reg email from the Your email is pointing to: drop down list.

7

Click on the Point to service button.


8

Click on the Confirm button to complete the change.

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