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how to setup your domain for google apps (gmail) January 11, 2011

  1. If you haven’t already done so, go ahead and sign-up for a google apps account, the free account will give you 50 free email accounts, if you need more than that, probably you need the google apps for business, i’ll leave that up for you to decide.
  2. Login to your domain control panel and go to your domain (can be found by doing to the Domain Menu, then List all Orders. If you do not have a domain yet, you can get on thru our Domain Name Registration website.
  3. You will be taken to your domain’s info page, click on the DNS button.
    DNS Button
  4. Click on the Manage DNS. That should take you to your Domains Zone Manager (or domain records manager).
  5. Click on the MX Records Button and enter the following records.
    MX Server address Priority
    ASPMX.L.GOOGLE.COM. 1
    ALT2.ASPMX.L.GOOGLE.COM. 5
    ASPMX3.GOOGLEMAIL.COM. 10
    ASPMX5.GOOGLEMAIL.COM. 10

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