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Using domain name with icloud email

Discussion in 'E-mail Discussion' started by Pauldomain, Jun 29, 2016.

  1. Pauldomain

    Pauldomain Registered

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    Hi to all,

    I have a customer who has a new cPanel account created on my server and he would like to use his existing icloud email with his domain name (

    My question is do I achieve this by simply creating a forwarding rule?
    In which case he would need an email account linked to his domain name (i.e. which will be forwarded to his icloud email address.

    What about using MX Records with Remote Mail Exchanger?
    How does this work and why would I use this method?

    What is the difference between both options above?
  2. cPanelMichael

    cPanelMichael Technical Support Community Manager Staff Member

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    Using a private domain name with the iCloud email service is not natively supported. However, there is a third-party URL where a workaround is discussed:

    A guide to using iCloud email with your own domain name

    Though, it looks like it the workaround doesn't offer full functionality. I suggest forwarding the email to the iCloud address.

    Thank you.
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