Frequently Asked Questions

Can I use your email account if I host my domain name with Network Solutions, Inc.?

Last Updated: December 5, 2006 3:57 PM

Yes, but you will have to direct your Mail Exchange (MX) records to point to our servers.

To Change Your MX Records for Your Network Solutions Account

  1. Log in to your account manager at www.networksolutions.com.
  2. In the DNS Settings section, select Edit DNS. The Edit DNS page displays.
  3. NOTE: If you have not edited DNS settings for this domain name, select Custom DNS Setting.

  4. In the DNS Manager-Advanced Tools panel, select Continue. The DNS Manager-Advanced Tools window displays.
  5. In the Mail Servers panel, select Add/Edit. The Mail Servers table displays.
  6. Select Delete to remove the existing records.
  7. In the Mail Servers table, enter the following information:
    • MX preference = 0, mail exchanger = smtp.secureserver.net
    • MX preference = 10, mail exchanger = mailstore1.secureserver.net
  8. Click Save.