How do I point my domain name to my email account? (MX records)

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This FAQ will help you to point your domain name to your email account.

The below video and step by step instructions will show you how to create a MX record for your email account.

Before you begin, you will need to make sure that your nameservers are pointing to 123-reg.

For more information on changing your nameservers, check out this video and FAQ.

Creating a MX record


Log in to your 123-reg control panel

log in to 123-reg account


Have a look in the Domain names section section.

scroll down to the web hosting section


Select your domain name using the drop-down menu and then click on the Manage button.

select your domain name and click on the manage button


Click on change.

click on manage DNS


If you have a 123-mail account, select 123-reg email from the drop-down menu.


Click on Point to service.

click on point to service


If you have an email account with a 3rd party provider, select an external email service from the drop-down menu.

click on confirm


Type in your MX record. If you are unsure of what your MX record is, get in contact with your email provider..

click on point to service


Click on Point to service.

click on point to service


Your MX record has been set up.

click on point to service


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