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How to use your domain name with Google's Gmail webmail serv

Postby webhostingindia » Sun Mar 18, 2012 11:15 am

Using Googles web based Gmail eMail Service with your domain

Google offers a wonderful free service called Google Apps. Google Apps gives everyone who has there own domain top notch Email services, world class spam filtering, online word processing, online spreadsheets, a shared calendaring system and access to a flexible intranet system.

Because Google stores all of the files and content centrally (online), collaboration and document management become far simpler than when distributing files to multiple people and keeping track of different versions.

With a few changes to your DNS configuarion, Google apps can closely integrate with your web hosting account here at cochin webhost, providing a much more robust web platform based around your existing domain name.

to create your Google Apps Account go to ... tions.html

NOTE: If you want to use Googles webmail service with your domain name...You must update your MX Records in cPanel....This will have the effect of all your domain name based email going through Googles servers a and you will be able to use Google webmail interface....

How to update Your MX Records in cPanel

1. Log in to your cPanel account.
2. Click Mail.
3. Click Modify Mail Exchanger (MX Entry). A list of your current MX records will appear.
4. Click Change an MX Entry.
5. In the Change MX for... field, enter ASPMX.L.GOOGLE.COM.
6. Click Change.

Congratulations! Your MX records are now configured to point to Google. Keep in mind that changes to MX records may take up to 48 hours to take effect.
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