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MX records to set at another registrar?

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john@picturestodigital.com
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2013-05-20 1:19 pm EST

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I am possibly confused as to how this works. I have hosting with inmotion, and inmotion hosts and is registrar for my picturestodigital.com website. However, i have an old site that I have parked and pointed to picturestodigital.com called iconicjohn.com. I want to set the email addresses for that domain to be handled by inmotion's server, rather than the current yahoo email server. I think that I need proper MX records to enter in at yahoo, who is also the registrar for iconicjohn.com, to make sure emails go to inmotion. I already set the DNS name servers to inmotion (just a few minutes ago). But I do not know the correct info for the MX record--or do I need to even worry about that? Thanks and I hope my question makes sense, because I barely know what I am talking about.

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I think I located the info I needed: http://www.inmotionhosting.com/support/email/general-information/third-party-mx
john@picturestodigital.com
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2013-05-20 01:34 pm EST

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jamesr
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2013-05-20 1:33 pm EST
Hello John!

<a href="http://www.inmotionhosting.com/support/domain-names/dns-nameserver-changes/updating-your-domains-nameservers">Setting the nameservers</a> to point to your InMotion Hosting server will by default point your <a href="http://www.inmotionhosting.com/support/edu/cpanel/cpanel-email/modfying-mx-records">MX records to our server</a>. If you set the nameservers to ours and added the iconicjohn.com domain as a <a href="http://www.inmotionhosting.com/support/edu/cpanel/cpanel-manage-domains/adding-a-parked-domain-to-cpanel">parked domain in your cPanel</a>, you can <a href="http://www.inmotionhosting.com/support/edu/everything-email/introduction-email/creating-email-account">make email accounts</a> with it and they will start working <a href="http://www.inmotionhosting.com/support/domain-names/dns-nameserver-changes/domain-names-dns-changes">within 24 hours</a> on our server.

Best Regards,
James R

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Thats great. Thanks for the help!
john@picturestodigital.com
8 Points
2013-05-20 1:40 pm EST
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