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Can I connect to my Email plan with an IP address via an A record?

Yes, you can connect to your Email account via an A Record; however this is not recommended as we cannot guarantee that the IP address will always remain the same. If you use the "Dynadot Hosting" setting, our system automatically updates any IP changes, but we are unable to do this for those with a custom DNS configuration, so the update would need to be done manually from within your account following these same instructions below.

The current IP address used by our Email plan is, and
Please be sure to enter the same records in the subdomain section.

For your email to work, please include the MX record webhost.dynadot.com

To prevent spoofing you may also include a TXT record "v=spf1 mx include:webhost-mail-out.dynadot.com include:spf.webhost.dynadot.com ~all"

Please be aware it may take anywhere from 20 minutes to 24 hours for your DNS changes to propagate.

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