How to use remote mail servers for your emails in CPanel

Before starting make sure that you have all the details of your mail servers like hostname , IPs etc..

Login to cPanel of your website.

Now search for MX entry option under Mail menu in your cPanel and click on it.

MX entry

In the next interface scroll down. First, remove any current MX records if any exist.

Then under the “Add New Record” section, enter 1 as the “Priority,” enter your remote mail servers hostname as the “Destination,” and then click “Add New Record.”

MX record

After adding all of your required MX records, select “Automatically Detect Configuration” under the “Email Routing” section, and then click “Change.”

Email routing

Now you have wait for the DNS propagation, it can take upto 24/48 hrs to update the DNS.