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Find out how to buy a domain name and set up a custom email address yourself in just a few steps.
How do I buy a domain name?
A domain name is a unique name used to access your website. For example, for the website https://www.janinaneumanndesign.co.uk, the domain name is janinaneumanndesign.co.uk. You can buy your domain name from various companies, including IONOS. Once you have bought your domain name, you can set up your website with a custom URL and set up a custom email address.
How do I set up a custom email address?
Before you set up a custom email address, you will need to own the domain name (please see above). You can often use the company from which you bought your domain name to set up your custom email address.
So for example, I own the domain name janinaneumanndesign.co.uk, so I can set up any custom email address using this domain name, such as email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org. Set-up information on creating your custom email address with IONOS can be found here.
Once set up, the company which hosts your email address will then provide you with details on how to set up the email address in Microsoft Outlook or Apple Mail. Set-up information for emails hosted with IONOS can be found here.