Quick Start Guide for small businesses

For: Small businesses with 2–9 users

Note: Some of the following resources are only available in the following languages: English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese (Brazil), and Spanish.

Set up G Suite for your team. Discover how to manage a team, migrate emails, share files, work from anywhere, and set up mobile management.

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Access your G Suite administrator account

The Google Admin console is where administrators manage Google services for people in an organization.  

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2

Verify your domain

Before using G Suite, you must verify that you own your domain. A domain is what comes after www. in a web address. Your domain is probably your organization or company name, followed by .com, such as yourbusiness.com. To send your email to your Gmail inbox, you need to change your domain's MX records.

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Migrate your team's data to G Suite

View migration guides to help import your organization’s data, such as email, contacts, and calendars, to G Suite.

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Manage your team

Get started with quick tips to collaborate with and manage a team.

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Manage your meetings and email

Make the most of Gmail, Google Contacts, and Hangouts Meet for your team and client meetings.

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Use cloud storage

Share files and folders and collaborate better with Google Drive.

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Work with online documents

Discover a powerful suite of document, spreadsheet, and presentation apps.

small business work with online documents

8

Manage mobile devices for your team

Let your team use G Suite on the go with their managed mobile devices.

small business manage mobile devices

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Learn additional tips for G Suite administrators

Use best practices to manage your team’s G Suite account.

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Grow your business

Ready for more? Create and enhance your online web presence, then adapt G Suite to your growing business needs.

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Train your users

Get training guides, tips, customer examples, and other resources to help your users work smarter and master G Suite for the workplace.

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Need more help?

Contact G Suite support.

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