Short tutorial that describes how to change MX records for a domain name using Cpanel in step-by-step procedure with pictures.
What is an MX Record?
Mail Exchange Record is abbreviated as MX Record in short. It is responsible for identifying which server will handle mail for a domain. The MX Record can be set at the registrar of the domain or at the server in which the domain is pointed to.
In this short tutorial, we will discuss on how to change the MX records for a domain name in simple procedures with pictures.
Step 1: Login to your Cpanel account.
Step 2: Search for Mx and select MX Entry from the listed.
Step 3: Select the domain name for which you wish you change the MX record.
Step 3: Remove the default MX record for the domain as shown here.
Step 4: Add a new record, giving the priority value as mentioned by the provider and destination mail server.
Step 5: You have now successfully changed your MX record.
Some of the frequently changed Google Apps MX records are as follow,