I am planning to transfer my domain from another platform to Cloudflare and have concerns regarding potential email service interruptions during the transfer process. I’ve read that it’s common for email services to experience disruptions lasting a few days when a domain is being transferred. Could you please advise if there’s a method or best practice to follow that would allow me to avoid any interruption in my email services during the domain transfer to Cloudflare?
Generally speaking you shouldn’t have any email issues from transferring DNS providers, unless there are missing or misconfigured records. You always want to add and verify your records before updating the name servers just to be safe.
Some general advice on email records is in our docs, and it does encounter specific troubleshooting.