How to change your MX records with 1and1

If you wish to add email from HostPapa to your domain hosted with 1&1, please follow these instructions:  

  1. Choose a domain from My Domains page. Click on DNS tab.
  2. Click Add Record.
  3. From the Type list, select the MX item. Fill out the details for your HostPapa email set up which can be found here.
  4. Select a TTL from the drop-down.
  5. Click Save.

Once you save the MX record, your changes take effect immediately and will take up to an hour to be updated everywhere.


For further questions, or if you need help, please open a support ticket from your HostPapa Dashboard. Click here to learn how to do it.

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