Will changing nameservers affect email?

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asked Dec 29, 2017 in Web Hosting by kitboga (370 points)
Will changing nameservers affect email?

When you update or change nameservers does the changing of nameservers affect your email delivery?

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answered Jan 8, 2018 by Shawn (50,490 points)
When you change your name servers it might affect the email delivery for around 24 hours while the dns updates.

So if you're changing web hosts make sure you still leave your old hosting account online around 3 days before you close it so that the old web hosting account can catch any incoming emails and incoming website traffic.

So leave your blog or website on the old host for a few days after changing web hosts so you won't lose out on website traffic and your website won't be down for some people.

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