How To Verify Domain In Sendgrid

In this blog post, we will guide you through the steps of verifying a domain on SendGrid. Verifying your domain on SendGrid is crucial as it demonstrates to your recipients that SendGrid is authorized to send emails on your behalf. Follow our step-by-step instructions to verify your domain with SendGrid and improve the deliverability and credibility of your emails.

Step 1: Login to Your SendGrid Account

The first step is logging in to your SendGrid account. If you do not have one, you can create it by visiting the SendGrid website and completing the signup process.

Step 2: Navigate to the ‘Settings’ Section

After logging in, navigate to the ‘Settings’ section located in the left side menu and click on ‘Sender Authentication’.

Step 3: Click ‘Domain Authentication’

Within the ‘Sender Authentication’ page, click on the ‘Domain Authentication’ tab and then click the ‘+ Add Domain’ button.

Step 4: Provide Your DNS Information

Now, you will need to provide your DNS information. Select your DNS host from the drop-down list and input your domain. After this, you can click on the ‘Next’ button.

Step 5: Verify Your Domain

SendGrid will now provide you with several CNAME records that you need to add to your domain’s DNS settings. This varies with the domain’s hosting provider, but generally, you will have to copy these records and paste them into your DNS settings.

CNAME record 1: 

CNAME record 2: 

Replace ‘’ with your actual domain. The ‘uXXX’ and ‘wlXXX’ are unique to your account and will be provided by SendGrid.

Step 6: Wait for the Verification

After updating your DNS settings, go back to SendGrid and click on ‘Verify’. Remember, DNS propagation may take some time, so don’t worry if the verification doesn’t happen immediately.

Step 7: Successful Verification

Upon successful verification, your domain will appear under the ‘Authenticated Domains’ section in SendGrid. Now, you can use this domain to send emails via SendGrid.


And that’s it! You’ve successfully verified your domain with SendGrid. Domain verification is a key step in maintaining a strong sender reputation and ensuring your emails successfully reach your recipient’s inbox. Happy emailing!