Using ForwardMX with Godaddy

We do not encourage anyone to use Godaddy but for those who are already stuck there we also want to provide a step for step guide to move your email receiving needs to our service and profit from the faster, more secure and more stable email transactions. if you use Cloudflare or something else with GoDaddy check out our other guides.

Go to your Godaddy domain settings

At first login to Godaddy and go to your domain or product list. Godaddy sucks

Go to the DNS -> Manage Zones editor

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Search for the domain you want to edit

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This is how the default settings look like

Yours may are different if you already changed something. Relevant for us are only the fields labeled with “MX” if you dont have those you have to manually create them.

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Set MX records

We have 2 records that both should be added as seen in the following images.

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and this

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To copy paste it should be like this: - Priority: 10 - Priority: 20

If everything is done it should look like this:

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Now wait until Godaddy and then we can pick up the changes and your domain is activated for receiving emails.

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