For this tutorial, I will show you how to easily redirect or add your free custom domain from Freenom in your Blogger or Blogspot. If you do not have an account or a free domain from Freenom yet, then, do this tutorial first and go back to this tutorial later.

If you already have a Freenom account and a free domain name, then, proceed to the steps below.

Table of Contents

  • Accessing Blogger Settings
  • Accessing your Freenom Domain
  • Managing your Freenom Domain
  • Adding Blogger/Google CNAME and A records in your Freenom Domain
  • Saving Freenom inside Blogger's Custom Domain
  • Viewing Freenom domain redirected to a Blogger website

Here are the steps on how to link Freenom domain to Blogger

Accessing Blogger Settings

1. Login your Blogger account and go to Settings.

blogger settings

2. Inside Settings, under Publishing, click Custom domain.

blogger custom domain

3. Type your Freenom domain name. In my case, I got When done, press SAVE to proceed.

enter freenom domain in blogger custom domain

4. Under "We have not been able to verify your authority to this domain.", get the 2 CNAMES with its names and destinations.

get blogger cnames

Accessing your Freenom Domain

1. Now, login your Freenom account and go to Services and then click My Domains.

accessing freenon account my domains

Managing your Freenom Domain

1. Inside your My Domains, click your Domain's "Manage Domain" .

freenom account manage domain

2. Inside Managing your domain, click on Manage Freenom DNS.

freenom account manage website dns

Adding Blogger/Google CNAME and A records in your Freenom Domain

1. Now, add the 2 CNAMES from Blogger. (see pattern below on how to add CNAMES). When done, add 4 A records with the Target values of,,, and (see image below for pattern). Set all TTL's to 3600. When done, press Save Changes button to proceed.

adding blogger cname and a records

2. CNAME's and A records are now added successfully.

record successfully added

Saving Freenom inside Blogger's Custom Domain

1. Back to your Blogger adding a custom domain, press SAVE.

saving blogger custom domain from freenom

2. If the error "Could note update settings. Try again" appears, then, you need to wait for about 30 minutes to 2 or more hours before your can save your Freenom domain in your Blogger custom domain. Since this is just a new domain and you edited the nameservers to point to Blogger/Google, it will take some time. 

blogger error could not update settings try again

3. Assuming that you have waited long enough, then, press SAVE again. If the custom domain is now saved, you will then see it under Custom domain.

successfully added freenom domain inside blogger custom domain

Viewing Freenom domain redirected to a Blogger website

1. To view your website with Freenom domain. Just go to your Freenom domain name. Do not forget to add www in the beginning of your domain for it to work.

sample freenom domain redirected to blogger

Thank you for reading this tutorial guys. If you have a question, just leave a comment below. Cheers!