UOLHost: Verify your domain

Tip: For convenience, expand the steps in this article and print it to refer to as you go through the verification process.

Why verify?

After you verify that you own your domain, you can start using your Google service, such as G Suite or Cloud Identity. If you have G Suite, you can start using Gmail, Google Drive, and all the other services included with your G Suite account.

How do I verify?

When you sign up for your Google service, you get a verification record that you copy and paste into your domain settings (usually stored with your domain host).

Need help with verification? Contact support for fast, personalized help that’s included with your G Suite subscription. Google Cloud support is available for customers with Silver, Gold, or Platinum support levels.

Step 1: Get your unique verification record

You get the verification record in the Setup Wizard when you sign up.

Not in the Setup Wizard? Go to Find the G Suite Setup Wizard to find the verification record. Copy your unique verification record, return to this article, and go to Step 2: Sign into your domain host.

  1. On the Verify your domain and set up email page, click Choose a different method and select Add a domain host record.

    Choose a Different Method drop-down menu


  2. From the Value/Answer/Destination field, copy the entire unique verification record.Value/Answer/Destination field shows an example of the verification record.

Step 2: Sign in to your domain host

  1. In the Setup Wizard, on the Verify your domain and set up email page, click the link to open your domain host sign-in page in a new tab.
    Note: If the Setup Wizard doesn’t provide a link to your domain, click here to open the UOL HOST site in a new tab. The Setup Wizard remains open in the first tab.
  2. Sign in to UOL HOST.

    If you don’t know your username and password, you can contact UOL HOST support.

Step 3: Add the verification record to your domain's DNS records
  1. Go back to the UOL Host site tab you opened earlier in step 1.3.
  2. Locate the box that has the description of the Domain Service YouTube.
  3. Click My Domains View / Change DNS Authority.
  4. Select the domain you want to change.
  5. In Available Actions, click Manage DNS Zone.
  6. Select the domain again and click More Actions. Then click Manage DNS Zone.
  7. If you have hosting services, or Loja Virtual, you can also use the following path: In Control Panel, click Domain. Select the buildings existing domain, and go to More Actions. Click Manage DNS.
  8. To create an entry, paste your unique Google verification record, provided in the setup wizard.

    The record is a 68-character string that begins with google-site-verification, followed by 43 additional characters.
  9. Click Create.
Step 4: Tell Google to verify
  1. Return to the Setup Wizard.
  2. Check the I saved the TXT verification record box or click Verify.
  3. If you’re a G Suite customer, go to Next steps to set up Gmail.

G Suite: Next steps

Now it’s time to set up Gmail with your G Suite account.

  1. Keep the Setup Wizard and your domain host pages open.
  2. In a separate browser tab or window, follow the instructions to set up Gmail (MX records) with your host.


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