Quick Start Guide for small businesses

For: Small businesses with 2–9 users

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

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

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Access your administrator account

small business sign inThe Google Admin console is where administrators manage Google services for people in an organization.

Learn how


Verify your domain

small business verify domainBefore using Google Workspace, 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 Google Workspace

small business migrate dataView migration guides to help import your organization’s data, such as email, contacts, and calendars, to Google Workspace.


Manage your team

small business manage teamGet started with quick tips to collaborate with and manage a team.

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Manage your meetings and email

small business manage meetings and emailMake the most of Gmail, Google Contacts, and Google Meet for your team and client meetings.

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Use cloud storage

small business use cloud storageShare files and folders and collaborate better with Google Drive.

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Work with online documents

small business work with online documentsDiscover a powerful suite of document, spreadsheet, and presentation apps.

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Manage mobile devices for your team

small business manage mobile devicesLet your team use Google Workspace on the go with their managed mobile devices.

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Learn additional tips for administrators

small business learn additional tips for adminsUse best practices to manage your team’s Google Workspace account.

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Grow your business

small business grow your businessReady for more? Create and enhance your online web presence, then adapt Google Workspace to your growing business needs.

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Train your users

small business train your usersGet training guides, tips, customer examples, and other resources to help your users work smarter and master Google Workspace for the workplace.

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