I have an info@mycompany.com address in Godaddy. I also created a couple email addresses in Zoho mail e.g. user1@mycompany.com and user2@mycompany.com.

If I set up an MX record to point my user1 and user2 address in Godaddy will the info@mycompany.com address still work? Can I have some email accounts configured in Godaddy and others in Zoho?


Can I have some email accounts configured in GoDaddy and others in Zoho (for same domain)?

No you cannot. MX records are set on a domain (or subdomain) level.

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    To add to this, I just looked in my GoDaddy cPanel to make sure. You must either 1. delete the info address from godaddy, and then recreate it at zoho, and then modify the MX record so that you're all Zoho, or 2. Add all the addresses from Zoho to GoDaddy, and drop Zoho
    – eyoung100
    May 29 '14 at 17:05
  • Yeap I'm doing number 1 right now and zoho has a migrate features that moves the emails! pretty cool.. but I get an error when I try to point the mx to zoho. It doesn't accept mx@zohomail.com as a host. error is: Mail server's address example: smtp.secureserver.net
    – Ayrad
    May 29 '14 at 17:18
  • Because that is not a correct hostname nor record. Please consult your providers documentation on how to properly set these or ask new question.
    – phoops
    May 29 '14 at 17:21
  • that is what the documentations says though :S adminconsole.wiki.zoho.com/domains/MX-Records.html#step1
    – Ayrad
    May 29 '14 at 17:22
  • nevermind it was a godaddy issue with their new control panel. After switching to the old one I was able to add the mx records
    – Ayrad
    May 29 '14 at 17:40

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