How do I set up a TXT record on my domain name?

To set up a TXT record on your domain name, please do the following:

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


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 DNS records to become active


Login to your 123-reg control panel.


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


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


From the Advanced DNS tab.


Select TXT/SPF from the Type drop down list in the Add new entry section.


In the Hostname field enter name you have been provided with.


In the Destination TXT/SPF field enter the record you have been provided with.


Click on the Add new entry button to save the new record.

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