If you wish to set up your mailbox on Outlook, you need to make sure that:
- You have a free email account created
- Your domain is pointing to our servers
- You got correct MX records set up
Then you may refer to this procedure:
Step 1 - Adding CNAME record
To have Outlook configured automatically, you will need to add the following CNAME record to your domain’s DNS zone:
Target (Pointing to)
- Make sure to replace “domain.tld” with your domain.
- How to add and remove CNAME records on hPanel?
Any DNS record changes trigger propagation which can take up to 24 hours to fully propagate worldwide. You can check the propagation live via DNS Cheker, as soon as the record is propagated, go to the next step.
Step 2 - Connect to Outlook
In Outlook, add a new email account. The path will differ depending on your Outlook version, make sure to check this article to find detailed guidance.
After inserting an email address and password, you only need to wait for some time (up to 10 minutes). After that’s completed, Outlook will be successfully connected to your mailbox at Hostinger 😊