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Add or Remove TXT Records

Find out how to add or remove a TXT record for your domain in just a few clicks.

Through the DNS settings in the Domain Centre, you can add or remove one or more TXT, SPF and SRV records for a domain.

Please note:
Adding TXT records is only possible if you are using 1&1 Name Servers.
Add TXT Record
Step 1
Log in to your 1&1 Control Panel and select the relevant package.
Step 2
From the Domains panel, click on Manage Domains.
Domains > Manage Domains
Domains > Manage Domains

Step 3
Click the arrow icon next to the domain name in question to display an options menu. Domain center home page
Domain center home page
Step 4
Select Edit DNS Settings from the Domain Settings section of the options menu. Domain center home page
Domain center home page
Step 5
Click the Add Record button. Edit DNS settings menu
Edit DNS settings menu
Step 6
Enter the value of the TXT record and then click on Add.
Please note:
To set an SPF record for a domain that uses the 1&1 mail servers, use the following value: v=spf1 include:_spf.perfora.net include:_spf.kundenserver.de -all

This value will allow other mail servers to confirm that your e-mail is not spam mail.

Add record menu
Add record menu
Step 7
Review your changes and then click Save. Edit DNS settings menu
Edit DNS settings menu

Remove TXT Record
Step 1
Log in to your 1&1 Control Panel and select the relevant package.
Step 2
From the Domains panel, click on Manage Domains.
Domains > Manage Domains
Domains > Manage Domains

Step 3
Click the arrow icon next to the domain name in question to display an options menu. Domain center home page
Domain center home page
Step 4
Select Edit DNS Settings from the Domain Settings section of the options menu. Edit DNS settings menu
Edit DNS settings menu
Step 5
Click the Trash can icon to remove the TXT record. Edit DNS settings menu
Edit DNS settings menu
Step 6
Click Save to save your changes. Edit DNS settings menu
Edit DNS settings menu
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