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

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

Firstly, you need to ensure your domain is pointed to the 123 Reg 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.

Please note: It will take between 24-48 hours for any new nameserver (DNS) records to become active.

Step 1 of 9

Log in to your 123 Reg control panel

Step 2 of 9

Have a look in the Domain names section section.

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

Step 3 of 9

Click on change.

click on manage DNS

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

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Click on Point to service.

click on point to service

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

click on confirm

Step 7 of 9

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

Step 8 of 9

Click on Point to service.

click on point to service

Step 9 of 9

Your MX record has been set up.

click on point to service