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If you already had email for your domain through GoDaddy before mapping your domain at WordPress.com, you can connect that email hosting back to your account here by following the steps below.

To begin, go to Domains and click on the relevant domain. Domains Edit Screen

Select Edit Name Servers & DNS.
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Click DNS Records
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Note that GoDaddy users in Europe and Asia may need to use different CNAME and MX records (see bottom of page).

Click the blue Add New DNS button and choose MX from the dropdown menu. Enter your domain name in the first box, the record value in the second (smtp.secureserver.net for the first record), and lastly, the priority number (0 for the first record). Click the Add New DNS button to save each record.
Enter each of the following records.
MX smtp.secureserver.net 0
MX mailstore1.secureserver.net 10

Next, add these two records, using the CNAME type instead of the MX one.
CNAME email email.secureserver.net
 CNAME mail pop.secureserver.net

Your email will begin working in a few hours.

* GoDaddy users in Europe:

CNAME email email.secureserver.net
CNAME mail pop.secureserver.net
MX mailstore1.europe.secureserver.net 10
MX smtp.europe.secureserver.net 0

* GoDaddy users in Asia:

CNAME email email.secureserver.net
CNAME mail pop.secureserver.net
MX mailstore1.asia.secureserver.net 10
MX smtp.asia.secureserver.net 0

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