MX record is short for mail exchange record, an entry in a domain name database that identifies the mail server that is responsible for handling e-mails for that domain name. In other words, if you change the MX records at to, all email sent to will now go to

An MX record is used by a mail server to route incoming email. Changing your MX record is usually done to redirect email to a remote server.

  1. Log into your cPanel, navigate to Domains section > Zone Editor menu:
  2. Click on the MX Entry icon for the domain you want to change the MX record.
  3. Give the MX entry a priority between 0 and 10. The priority dictates in what order connecting to mail server locations should be attempted. The lower the number, the higher the priority.

Note: Entering a priority that is already being used will replace the pre-existing MX entry.

  1. Enter the fully qualified domain name of the remote mail server.
  2. Click on the Change button to complete the process.

NOTE: If you change your MX record to something other than the current server, we will no longer be responsible for your mail.