InMotion Hosting Support Center

Configure MX records and migrate email to Gmail

2013-06-10 1:17 pm EST

Hits: 5,567
I am setting up Google Apps for and need to setup their email such that it's received in the new gmail accounts. I also need to migrate their old email to these accounts. Can someone help me with this?

You must login before you can ask a follow up question.

You must login before you can submit an answer.

You can call me on my cell
5 Points
2013-06-10 02:11 pm EST



9,968 Points
2013-06-10 2:07 pm EST
Hello jaalibean, and thank you for your question.

As this is a public forum, I've gone ahead and removed your cell phone number from this post to help protect your privacy.

In order to use Google Apps on a domain, you first typically need to modify the domain name's <strong>MX</strong> Mail Exchange records to point to Google. It doesn't appear the domain name you've mentioned is hosted with us, but our guide on <a href="" target="_blank">modifying your MX records</a> should still be relevant in your case. You might just need to contact your web host to do this for you if they're not using cPanel.

You can also take a look at the official Google documentation on <a href="" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">getting started with Google Apps</a> which details the rest of the process as well.

If you had any other questions at all, please let us know!

- Jacob

You must login before you can post a comment about this answer.

Like this Question?

Need more Help?


Ask the Community!

Get help with your questions from our community of like-minded hosting users and InMotion Hosting Staff.

Current Customers

Chat: Click to Chat Now E-mail:
Call: 888-321-HOST (4678) Ticket: Submit a Support Ticket

Not a Customer?

Get web hosting from a company that is here to help. Sign up today!