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Using Google G Suite, Microsoft Office 365 and Other Email Hosts

Registering a domain through Jimdo or connecting an external domain to Jimdo via nameservers makes us your default email host. This doesn't mean that you are limited to using Jimdo webmail. To use custom email servers, also known as MX Records, open the Menu, go to Settings > Domains & Email > Domains . You can then click on the domain name that you'd like to adjust, where you'll see the option to Configure an email server from a drop-down menu:

 

You will now see the option to choose an email server for the domain you selected. You can choose between using the Jimdo email servers, setting up Google G Suite, setting up Microsoft Office 365, or configuring your own MX Records .

 

Using Jimdo email servers

Choose the Jimdo email servers if you have an internal domain or are using an external domain that is connected via nameservers but changed your email servers to something else at some point. Selecting Jimdo from this menu will make us your email host again. 

Using Google G Suite with a Jimdo domain

Google G Suite is a popular email service for anyone wanting to use the Gmail interface for their professional email accounts. If you’re looking for more control over your email and more options than what’s included in our regular Jimdo email, this service is a great choice.

To use Google G Suite with your domain, follow these steps:

 

Step 1

Log in to your Jimdo website, open your menu and select Settings > Domains & Email > Domains.

Step 2

Click on the domain that you want to add your Google G Suite to. Then choose Google G Suite as your preferred email option from the drop-down menu (G Suite, Microsoft Office 365 or Jimdo Mail).  

Step 3

Choose your email provider and click on “Login to Google G Suite”. This will then open a window where you can log in to your existing Google G Suite account, which will automatically be connected to your website. You also have the option of creating a new Google G Suite account and adding it to your domain. 

Using Microsoft Office 365 with a Jimdo domain

Microsoft Office 365 is a popular email service for anyone wanting to use the business version of the Microsoft email accounts. If you’re looking for more control over your email and more options than what’s included in our regular Jimdo email, then you should use Microsoft Office 365 as your email server. 

 

To use Microsoft Office 365 with your domain, follow these steps:

 

Step 1

Log in to your Jimdo website, open your menu and select Settings > Domains & Email > Domains.

Step 2

Click on the domain that you want to use Microsoft Office 365 for. Then choose Office 365  as your preferred email option from the drop-down menu (Custom MX records, Google G Suite, Jimdo or Office 365).  

Step 3

Choose your email provider and click on “Login to Office 365”. This will then open a window where you can log in to your existing Microsoft Office 365 account, which will automatically be connected to your website. You also have the option of creating a new Microsoft Office 365 account and adding it to your domain. 

Using custom MX Records

To use an external email server and configure your MX Records, follow these steps:

 

  1. Open the Menu and click Settings > Domains & Email > Domains.
  2. Click on the domain name that you'd like to configure which will then expand.
  3. Click on the drop-down menu next to the Configure email server heading to open the options.
  4. Select the Custom MX Records option from the drop down menu.
  5. Enter the Hostname for the MX Record for your external email provider. If you do not know what your external email provider's MX Records are, please visit their website or contact their customer support.
  6. Click Save.

 

You will now be able to add, configure, and access your email through your external email provider.

 


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