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How to receive emails with Cloudflare

Table of contents

  1. Before getting started
  2. Configure DNS on Cloudflare
  3. Activating the domain

This article shows how to configure your domain on Cloudflare to receive emails using Mailway.

Before getting started

Login in your Mailway account to add the domain you want to receive emails on.

We will use as an illustration, make sure to replace it with your domain.

Configure DNS on Cloudflare

Login in your Cloudflare account and select your domain. On the DNS tab,

Click on the Add record button in DNS management:

  • Select MX from the type drop-down menu
  • Enter @ to apply on the entire domain
  • Enter the mail server you see in your Mailway account for the domain
  • Leave TTL as auto
  • Enter 10 for the priority
  • Click on save

Repeat for the second mail server you see in your Mailway account for the domain.

Once you added the two MX records it should look like the following:

More information can be found on Email undeliverable when using Cloudflare.

Activating the domain

Go back to the Mailway dashboard and click on verify the domain’s DNS configuration.