How do I set up Google apps mail on my domain name?

To set up Google apps mail on your domain name, 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 DNS 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

Select an external email service from the Your email is pointing to: drop down list.

6

In the Location of service: field enter ASPMX.L.GOOGLE.COM and press the Point to service button.

7

Click Confirm to continue.

8

Click on the Advanced DNS tab.

9

Add the remaining MX records to configure Google apps mail on your domain name one at a time, pressing the Add new entry button between each record.

Once completed your MX records section will look like this:

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