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Use custom email through Google while hosting on Netlify

For my site:

  • foundation.studio
  • dazzling-babbage-26b637

I set up a custom email address through Google Workspaces (i.e. sam@foundation.studio). Right now, it looks like I can send with that email address, but not receive. When I tried to send a test email to sam@foundation.studio, I saw the message:

There was a temporary problem delivering your message to sam@foundation.studio . Gmail will retry for 44 more hours. You’ll be notified if the delivery fails permanently.

How can I host on Netlify while still using a custom email address through Google?

Hi @sam-summer

Welcome to the Netlify community.

[Support Guide] How can I receive emails on my domain? should answer most of your questions.
In short, you need to configure MX records for Google Workspaces (see Set up MX records for Google Workspace email - Google Workspace Admin Help) in Netlify DNS.)

Let us know if you have any questions or issues.