How To Create A New Custom Professional Email

When setting up email, we encourage our users to set up their professional email with Google’s G Suite. You can check out this link for Google's pricing.

This article will give you the steps that you will need to set up your Domain Host which is REI BlackBook.

  1. Start by creating your GSuite account by clicking here
  2. Once you've reached Verify Your Domain page, click on Verify

  3. Click on Continue on Update Domain Settings

  4. Copy your TXT verification code.

    Launch a new browser window and log in to your REI BlackBook account.

  6. Hover on Tools then select Domains from the drop down menu. 

  7. Click on three dots button next to the domain you need to update records for, and select Manage DNS from the drop down menu. 

  8. On the DNS Records page, you will click the Add DNS Record button
  9. Now on the Add DNS Record popup, you will want to select TXT from the Record Type drop down menu. 
    1. In the Name field, type in the sign. 
    2. In the Content field, paste the G Suite Verification TXT. This is the code you copied from you G Suite account.
    3. Click on the SAVE button to save your changes.
  10. On the DNS Records page, you will click the DNS Templates button

  11. Next, you will want to select G Suite from the Choose A Service Template drop down menu, and then select Apply Template
    Screen_Shot_2019-10-02_at_1.35.23_PM.pngNote: We do provide DNS Templates for, Microsoft Office 365, and GoDaddy Email Service.

  12. Go back to GSuite setup page and click on Verify My Domain.



Congratulations! You have now completed your G Suite Verification with REI BlackBook.

NOTEThere may be additional records that you will need to add manually.  Additionally, domain changes can take up to 72 hours to go into effect, but it usually happens much sooner.

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