Speednames.asia (IP Mirror): Set up G Suite MX records

Tip! Only Google Workspace customers who want to use Gmail must change their MX records. You can skip this procedure and continue to use your current email provider with Google Workspace.

You’re now ready to set up Gmail as your business email for your domain (and, if you haven’t already, verify your domain).

To do this, you need to sign in to your domain host and direct the email for your domain to the Google Workspace servers. It’s like registering your new address with the post office when you move so that your mail gets delivered to the right place. We’ll walk you through the steps.

Before you begin

  • Verify that you own your domain.

    Or, you can verify now with an MX record. We’ll show you how while you're setting up the MX records.

  • Create user accounts in Google Workspace for your team.

    If your team members already use email with your domain (their email address ends with your domain), you have to create their user accounts in Google Workspace before you change any MX record settings. Otherwise, they won't be able to send or receive messages with their business address in Gmail.

Change your MX records to start using G Suite

Step 1: Sign in to your domain host
  1. Leave the Google Admin console setup instructions open.
  2. In a new browser tab or window, sign in to the Speednames.asia (formerly IP Mirror) website.

    If you don’t know your username and password, you can reset your password or contact Speednames.asia support.

Step 2: Go to the Speednames.asia domain settings
  1. In the Speednames.asia site, click Advanced Tools.

    Quick Access Advanced Tools button

  2. If you have multiple domains with Speednames.asia, click the domain that you are using with G Suite.
  3. Click DNS Manager. A DNS Manager window opens.
  4. Click Edit Zone File.
Step 3: Delete existing MX records
  1. Next to all records with record type IN MX, click Remove Red minus sign icon.
  2. Click Apply to confirm that you want to delete the old MX records. Don’t worry, we’ll add new ones in the next steps.

    DNS record set for deletion

Step 4: Add new MX records

To direct your email to your G Suite account, you have to add new MX records to your domain. These are the records that you'll need to add:

MX server address Priority
ASPMX.L.GOOGLE.COM 1
ALT1.ASPMX.L.GOOGLE.COM 5
ALT2.ASPMX.L.GOOGLE.COM 5
ALT3.ASPMX.L.GOOGLE.COM 10
ALT4.ASPMX.L.GOOGLE.COM 10
Important: Some registrars require you to add a period after the .COM in the MX server address.
  1. In the speednames.asia site, in the DNS Records pane, click Add record. The Add Record Details pane appears.
  2. In the Add Record Details pane, from the Type list, click IN MX.

    IN MX is selected from the Type list.

  3. Leave the Name field blank.
  4. In the Value field, enter (for the priority) and then enter a space and aspmx.l.google.com. Include the period (.) at the end of the MX record.

    The MX record details are completed

  5. Click Apply.

    Note: Speednames.asia automatically adds a period at the end of the new record.

  6. Repeat steps 1-5 to add the remaining MX records (see the table above).

    All MX records added

  7. Skip this step if you already verified your domain by another method (such as TXT record, HTML file, or meta tag).

    If you need to verify your domain:

    1. In the Admin console, scroll to the Get your verification code section and click the Copy button.

      The MX records table is shown and a red circle highlights the Copy button next to the MX verification record.
    2. Paste the value in the Value/Answer/Destination/Target column.
    3. Make sure the record's priority is set to Low or to 15 or greater.
    Note: If your registrar rejects the verification code, try deleting the period at the end of .com.
  8. Click Next to save your MX records.

    Green Next button

  9. Click Next again to confirm. You’ll see a message confirming that your verification record was saved.

    "Submitted successfully" message

Step 5: Complete MX records setup
  1. Open the setup tool in the Admin console. 

  2. In the Gmail section, click Activate.

    A red circle highlights the "Activate." option in the Gmail section.

  3. Verify that you've created all existing email addresses and are ready for Gmail to start receiving all email for your domain. Click Continue.

  4. On the next page, scroll to the bottom and click Activate Gmail.

    A red circle highlights the Activate Gmail button on the bottom right of the MX records table.

Note:

  • The records can take several hours to update, so you might not immediately get new email messages in Gmail. Until then, you'll continue to receive messages at your old email provider.
  • If you see the MX records setup validation in progress message in the Admin console for more than a few hours, make sure you entered the MX address records and priorities correctly in the DNS records stored with your host.
  • If you still need help changing your MX records, contact Google Workspace support.


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