If you've signed up for a business email with Titan, there are a few steps before you begin sending professional emails. Below are the steps that you need to follow to setup Titan for your domain.
1. Setup MX and TXT records
1. Setup MX and TXT records
Connecting your domain to Titan so that messages sent to your domain are received by your business email on Titan. This is done by configuring your MX and TXT records to point to Titan.
MX and TXT records are DNS records that allow you to send and receive emails through a particular email server (In this case, the Titan Mail server).
Set up instructions for popular domain registrars
The addition of MX and TXT records needs to be done only on the authoritative DNS Zone. Please click here to find the authoritative DNS zone
Select your domain registrar (the website from which you purchased your domain name) to know the DNS setup instructions in particular for that registrar :
- Google Domains
- Alibaba Cloud
- A2 Hosting
Cannot find your domain registrar in the above list? Please follow the steps below.
General set up instructions:
If your domain is registered with any other registrar, you may follow these steps(or forward them to your webmaster/techie friend): Log in to your account on the domain registrar's site.
If you are based out of the European Union region then please refer to this article for setting up DNS records.
- Navigate to the DNS / Domain Management Page/ DNS Control Panel in your admin page
- Find the MX Records/ Email Servers/ Email Settings option
- Add OR Replace the following MX records to your domain
- Set the Name/ Host field as either @ or leave it Blank.
- Set the Value/Points to field as mx1.titan.email
- Set the Priority field as 10
- Set the TTL value to 1 hour or 3600 seconds.
- Repeat the above steps for all entries in the DNS panel as mentioned in the table below.
Done! You're all set to send and receive emails from your domain using Titan Mail!
|alert-warning||Please note that DNS propagation can take up to 6 hours. Hence after adding the above records you may need to wait for 6 hours before you can start using the Titan email services.|
|10||@||mx1.titan.email||1 hour/ 3600 seconds|
|20||@||mx2.titan.email||1 hour/ 3600 seconds|
|TXT||@||v=spf1 include:spf.titan.email ~all||1 hour/ 3600 seconds|
Titan needs you to verify domain ownership and activate email services by setting MX records & TXT records.
Please note: Unverified domains won't be able to receive or send emails. To know more about Domain Verification, click here
2. Setup DKIM record
DKIM helps to verify the sender of an email and check if any alterations are made to the email in transit. Setting up DKIM record for your domain will help prevent your emails from going to spam at the recipient end.
To setup DKIM record for your domain, please follow the steps as mentioned in here.
3. Setup DMARC record
Setting up a DMARC record ensures better fraudulent protection for your emails. DMARC makes use of the domain's SPF and DKIM records to improve and monitor the protection of the domain from fraudulent email.
To setup DMARC record for your domain, please follow the steps as mentioned in here.
We look forward to having you onboard!
Feel free to knock on our door by writing to us at email@example.com in case you need any assistance with configuring these records.