Switch billing plans

Applies to G Suite and Cloud Identity Premium.

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In some cases, you can switch your Google service subscription between the Flexible Plan and Annual Plan. If you want to switch billing plans, be sure to check the limitations first.

Limitations on switching billing plans

From Flexible to Annual Plan

Annual Plan availability depends on your subscription and how you signed up for your service. For details, see Annual Plan.

From Annual to Flexible Plan

During your free trial, you can switch from the Annual Plan to the Flexible Plan at any time. After your free trial has expired, you can’t switch to the Flexible Plan until it’s time to renew your subscription. If you cancel your G Suite or Cloud Identity Premium Annual Plan subscription before its renewal date, you’ll be required to pay a closeout charge.

How to switch billing plans

From Flexible to Annual Plan
  1. Sign in to your Google Admin console.

    Sign in using your administrator account (does not end in @gmail.com).

  2. From the Admin console Home page, go to Billing.
  3. To the left of the relevant subscription, click the Down arrow Down Arrow .
  4. Next to Payment plan, click Change.
  5. Enter the number of user licenses you need and click Continue.
  6. Review the changes, check the agreement box, and click Continue.
  7. Specify payment information and click Continue
  8. Click Continue and review.
From Annual to Flexible Plan (before free trial expires)
  1. Sign in to your Google Admin console.

    Sign in using your administrator account (does not end in @gmail.com).

  2. From the Admin console Home page, go to Billing.
  3. To the left of the relevant subscription, click the Down arrow Down Arrow .
  4. Next to Payment plan, click Change.
  5. Select Flexible Plan.
  6. Review and save your change.
From Annual to Flexible Plan (after trial expires)
  1. Sign in to your Google Admin console.

    Sign in using your administrator account (does not end in @gmail.com).

  2. From the Admin console Home page, go to Billing.
  3. To the left of the relevant subscription, click the Down arrow Down Arrow .
  4. Next to Renewal options, click Change.
  5. Select Switch to Flexible Plan.
  6. Click Save.

When your annual subscription is next up for renewal, you'll be switched to the Flexible Plan.

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