Step-By-Step Guide to Adding DNS Records for Your Custom Branded Email Domain with BlueHost
1. Access BlueHost:
Log into your BlueHost hosting account.
2. Access the Domains Tab:
From the side navigation menu, click on the 'Domains' tab.
3. Access Zone Editor:
Once in the Domains tab, select the 'Zone Editor' option.
4. Select Your Domain:
Use the dropdown box to choose the domain you wish to set up for your custom branded email.
5. Add DNS Record Section:
Scroll until you reach the 'Add DNS Record' section.
6. Add Generated Host:
In the 'Host Record' field, enter the Host that was generated in the dashboard.
7. Set TTL:
Leave the 'TTL' field as the default option.
8. Select Record Type:
In the 'Type' dropdown field, select 'CNAME'.
9. Input Value:
In the 'Points To' field, enter the Value that was generated in the dashboard.
10. Add Record:
Review that each field is correct, then select 'Add Record'. This process should be repeated two more times to ensure all three CNAME records have been added.
Once completed, navigate back to your dashboard and select 'Validate'. If the CNAME records were entered correctly, you should be all set to continue with your custom branded email domain in the dashboard. Refer back to the primary article to finish setting up your custom branded email domain.