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Authorize senders with SPF

Configure SPF records to work with G Suite

Create an SPF record for your domain

  1. Log in to the administrative console for your domain.
  2. Locate the page where you can update the DNS records.
    You may need to enable advanced settings.
  3. Create a TXT record containing this text: v=spf1 ~all

    Publishing an SPF record that uses -all instead of ~all may result in delivery problems. See Google IP address ranges for details about the addresses for the G Suite mail servers.

    To authorize an additional mail server, add the server's IP address before just before the ~all argument using the format ip4:address or ip6:address. (See Sender Policy Framework for more details on the SPF format.)
  4. If your registrar also requires a host setting (such as @), see the TXT records for specific domain providers list for specific instructions.
  5. Save your changes.

Your new SPF record can take up to 48 hours to go into effect, but this usually happens more quickly.

Avoid adding multiple SPF records

Adding more than one SPF record for a domain can cause problems with mail delivery and spam classification. Instead, we recommend using only one SPF record.  For details, see Multiple SPF records.

Get help

For help creating an SPF record, contact your domain provider.

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