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How to set up email with non-hosted domain

Hi

I have a domain name which merely points to my shopify store, and hence is not hosted anywhere. I have set up hundreds of email addresses over the years, via the relevant host company. But I don't know how to set up email@domain.com to access in thunderbird.

 

Grateful for guidance in little tiny words I can understand 🙂

 

Cheers

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Re: How to set up email with non-hosted domain

@submarinerboy 

 

You can have email separate from the "hosting" - this is done all the time. However you need to have your email hosted somewhere - either a cPanel server, Google Suite, Office 365 or some other email provider - then you would configure the MX record to point to that service and then configure thunderbird based on the provider you are using.



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Re: How to set up email with non-hosted domain

@submarinerboy 

 

You can have email separate from the "hosting" - this is done all the time. However you need to have your email hosted somewhere - either a cPanel server, Google Suite, Office 365 or some other email provider - then you would configure the MX record to point to that service and then configure thunderbird based on the provider you are using.



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Re: How to set up email with non-hosted domain

Thank you