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How to stop 123 Reg emails going to junk

Last modified on Wednesday, May 8, 2024

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Authenticating 123 Reg Emails with SPF

Why are my 123 Reg emails going to Spam?

If you have a problem with 123 Reg emails going to spam, that is, going to the junk folder of your recipients, then it is very likely an issue with your email authentication. Emails failing authentication, be they failing SPF, failing DKIM, or failing DMARC is common, as SPF, DKIM, and DMARC are often not properly implemented by domain administrators. Often, the main cause of 123 Reg emails being blocked is due to the 123 Reg emails failing DMARC, which in the case of 123 Reg, is usually due to a misconfiguration of SPF.

How to stop 123 Reg emails going to Junk.

The first step to preventing 123 Reg email going to spam is to retrieve a failed message and access its header information. This will allow you to quickly diagnose whether any authentication issues such as DKIM or DMARC are flagging your email as spam, instructing the recipient sender to move it to junk. Simply paste the email headers into our free Stellastra Deliverability Tool, which you can use freely with no log in required. Our deliverability tool should allow you to avoid 123 Reg emails from going to spam, or at least rule out authentication as the issue.

How to remove 'via 123-reg.co.uk' or 'on behalf of 123-reg.co.uk'

Another example of where a 123 Reg DKIM misconfiguration is to blame, is if your recipients report seeing the message as 'via 123-reg.co.uk' or 'on behalf of 123-reg.co.uk' and that the emails typically end up in spam or junk. The Stellastra Email Deliverability tool above will confirm this prognosis, however, you may also wish to configure DKIM for 123 Reg by logging in to your 123 Reg account to check to see if you have followed the following article to configure your 123 Reg dkim setup to authenticate your domain.

How to stop 123 Reg Failing DMARC

To ensure that your 123 Reg campaigns pass DMARC and get delivered to your prospects, it is important to ensure that SPF passes authentication for your domain. A common mistake is to omit the authorization for a sender in the SPF record. However, in order for 123 Reg email to pass authentication for your own domain, it is necessary to include their SPF entry, which is inserted into your own SPF record. For specific information for 123 Reg, see their own guide. If you wish to verify the above, paste the message headers for a failed 123 Reg message into our 123 Reg email testing tool

How can I gain visibility over who is sending with my domain?

Stellastra's email deliverability visibility tool takes reports from all modern inbox providers including Google (Gmail), Microsoft (Outlook), Mimecast, and Zoho to show who is sending email using your domain. This ensures that 1) you are monitoring your outbound emails to diagnose why emails are going to spam, and 2) that you take steps to lock down your domain, become secure, and comply with Google and Yahoo's 2024 bulk email sending policies.

How can I ensure I am compliant with Yahoo and Google's 2024 Email Sending DMARC Guidelines?

Our email deliverability visibility tool will indicate whether you are compliant with Google and Yahoo's February 2024 email guidelines for bulk senders. Google sends us reports alongside all modern email inbox providers.

Brittani Guerra, Marketing Executive, UK Cyber Cluster Collaboration - Stellastra was a massive help and took minutes fixing an email issue that we thought would be extremely time consuming. Stellastra was a hub of knowledge and we couldn't recommend them enough!

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