Free email forwarding with Amazon Route53

MX records are used to tell mail senders which server handles incoming email for a given domain. By setting the records as below you announce to the world that all mail for your domain should be directed to ImprovMX servers.

  1. Connect to your Route53 dashboard

    MX records are set at Amazon Route53, or AWS, which is your DNS provider for your domain.

    Connect to Amazon Route53
  2. Delete previous “MX” entries

    Delete all the previous “MX” entries you had registered for your DNS Zone, if any.

  3. Add those MX entries

    Host Value Priority
    @ 10
    @ 20
  4. Add this TXT entry for SPF support

    Type Host Value
    TXT @ v=spf1 ~all