A mail exchanger record (mx record) is a type of resource record in the Domain Name System that specifies a mail server responsible for accepting email messages. You can add a “MX” Record using the cPanel’s Zone Editor option.
Login to your cPanel account. (eg: https://brienne.zebrahost.net/cpanel)
Domainssection, click on the
Under “Domains”, you can see many options below the “Actions” text.
Click on the
MX Recordand a small window will open. Enter hte required details in it.
Priority: The MX record you use for mail routing should have the lowest preference number, typically 0. You can use 0 for your mail routing record, and 10 for the record validating that you own your domain.
Destination: Enter the domain name of your mail exchange. If you use an external mail server, enter the domain name of the external mail server. Alternatively, if you use a local mail server, enter your local domain.
Now click the
Add an MX Recordbutton.
If the record is added successfully, you will see a “success” message.
It may take anywhere from 12 to 24 hours for the changes to take effect worldwide