Edit an SPF record
Edit an existing SPF record, a type of TXT record, on your domain to change your email delivery rules. SPF records help identify which mail servers are permitted to send email on behalf of your domain.
- Sign in to your GoDaddy Domain Portfolio. (Need help logging in? Find your username or password.)
- Select Domain Edit Options next to your domain and then select Edit DNS. You may need to scroll down to see the Edit DNS option.
- Select Edit next to the TXT (SPF) record you're editing. Remember, SPF records are a type of TXT record.
- Edit the details for your SPF record:
- Name: The host name for the record. Type @ to put the SPF record on your root domain, or enter a prefix such as mail.
- Value: The SPF rule to be applied. For example, enter v=spf1 mx -all to indicate emails are allowed from your mail server and no others. SPF records must have fewer than 512 characters and only UTF-8 characters are supported.
- TTL: How long the server should cache information. The default setting is 1 hour.
- Select Save to complete your changes.
Most DNS updates take effect within an hour, but could take up to 48 hours to update globally.
- Check out more info about SPF record syntax.
- Use SPF records to prevent spoofing and ensure mail delivery
- Create a template to quickly apply DNS records to your domains.
- Keep your domains organized with folders and preset profiles.