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View a Domain's DNS Settings from the 1&1 Control Panel

Follow the steps below to view the current DNS settings for your domain.

After making changes to your domain's DNS settings, it is important to check the current DNS settings to make sure the changes have registered.

Please note:
If you are receiving "DNS Settings Incomplete with Registrar”" as the domain status after adding your domain as an external domain, you need to contact your registrar and ask them to point the domain name servers to us. It will take 24- 48 hours for your domain to be ready in our system.
Step 1
Log in to your 1&1 Control Panel and select the relevant package.
Step 2
Click Domains under My Products in the left side menu.
1&1 Control Panel Menu
1&1 Control Panel Menu
Step 3
Click the Actions icon next to the appropriate domain name and select DNS Settings. Domain List Menu
Domain List Menu
Step 4
You will be redirected to the Edit DNS Settings section of the 1&1 Domain Center where you are able to view and edit the current DNS settings of your domain.

If you would like to see a more compact summary of your DNS Settings, click the Domains tab.
Edit DNS Settings Page
Edit DNS Settings Page
Step 5
If necessary, click the arrow icon to the right of your domain to expand the domain's menu.
1&1 Domain Center
1&1 Domain Center

Your domain's current name servers, A records, and MX records will be displayed in the middle column. Click the Display All Records link to view the current DNS settings in a separate window, including any TXT and SRV Records.
DNS Settings Display

DNS Settings Display

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