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I have signed up with Google apps and want to use my existing emails under my domain but I couldn't receive them. How can I direct my mails from my domain to my Google apps email?

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Configure the MX records.

  • Log in to the administrative console for your domain.

  • Locate the page from which you can update the domain MX records. You may need to enable advanced settings.

  • Add an MX record for the email server. Refer this link for list of MX Records for Google Apps

  • Set the priority for the record. MX records with a lower number have higher priority than MX records with a higher number.

  • If your domain provider enables you to set the Time to Live (TTL) value for the record, set it to 300 seconds.

  • To add MX records for additional servers, repeat steps 3 through 5 for those servers. Give backup servers a lower priority than the primary email server.

  • Delete any existing MX records, or lower their priority. If you plan to continue routing mail to your legacy email server (for dual delivery or split delivery), retain the existing MX records with a lower priority.

  • Save your changes. Keep in mind that changes to MX records may take up to 48 hours to propagate throughout the Internet.

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This. When setting up mail in Google apps, it actually talks you through the whole process with text remarkably like this answer. – Rory Alsop Jul 17 '11 at 19:26

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