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If I set my domain's MX records to google as it said here http://support.google.com/a/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=33915 then what address I will have if my domain is mydomain.com and my email on google was myname@gmail.com? Will I have mailbox myname@mydomain.com as a synonim for myname@gmail.com?

Will also any user from google anyuser@gmail.com be able to have address like anyuser@mydomain.com?

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Using Google for your domain's MX will have zero effect on your existing Gmail accounts. –  jscott Feb 3 '12 at 13:45

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When you direct a domain to an e-mail server, that e-mail server (Google's or otherwise) will need to be configured to accept mail for that domain. When you set up your domain with Google Apps for e-mail, you can configure your own mailboxes for your own domain and it will not have anything to do with regular Gmail users or anyone else that has their domain set up with Google Apps. It works the same way as if you had e-mail service with any other e-mail provider.

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That is Google Apps for business.. So you are pointing your domain's MX records at google. So Google is doing your email hosting. They give you a URL you log into for your domain. Something like


From where you will make accounts and such. Then you login with the username/password you create

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I.e. it won't work with normal gmail mailbox? –  Dims Feb 3 '12 at 13:47
nope.. it's a completely new email box.. You could setup user@domain.com to forward all mail to your gmail account though –  Mike Feb 3 '12 at 14:07

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