MX records identify where your mail server resides.

You can follow the generic steps in this article or contact your Hosting Provider’s Support to get your MX record.

MX records are made up of:

  • Destination domain, e.g.
  • TTL – Time to Live
  • IN - Internet
  • MX – Type of DNS record
  • Priority number – Smaller the number higher the priority
  • Mail server name –

Note: For the MX record, TTL and class are not required.

1)      Log in to your Hosting Provider’s website


2)      Locate the page where you can update DNS records


3)      Find the MX record section


4)      Copy the MX record with the lowest priority number


Example of an MX record:     MX         20