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Access domain settings

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To help you navigate to your domain settings, we recommend reviewing these scenarios:

  • If you purchased your domain with Google Apps, your domain is hosted by a Google partner host or Google Domains. You can access your domain host information in your Google Admin console.
  • If you already owned your domain when you signed up for Google Apps, you can access your domain settings at your domain host’s site. If you need to verify domain ownership, follow these instructions.
  • If you bought your business email and domain name through a promotion in your personal Gmail account, you are a business email powered by Google Apps for Work user. Learn more.
  • If you signed up for Google Apps from your Google Domains dashboard, your domain settings are managed in Google Domains.
I purchased my domain when I signed up for Google Apps
  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 dashboard, go to Domains.

    To see Domains, you might have to click More controls at the bottom.

  3. Click Add/remove domains.

You'll see registration information about your domain. From here, you can:

  • Turn on/off auto-renewal for your domain. Important: Turning off auto-renewal lets the domain registration expire at its renewal date and suspends Google services at that time. Learn more.
  • Edit your DNS records. Click Advanced DNS settings to sign in to your domain host. You can also unlock your domain or transfer your domain.
  • Redirect your "naked" domain. You can redirect web traffic from http://yourdomain.com to a specific address within your domain. Learn more.
I purchased business email powered by Google Apps for Work

These instructions apply to business email users who unlocked additional features and now use the Google Admin console. If you didn't unlock your account, you can still manage your domain.

  1. Sign in to your Google Admin console.

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

  2. At the top of the Admin console dashboard, click Start Setup or Verify Domain.
  3. Click Add/remove domains.

You'll see registration information about your domain. From here, you can:

  • Cancel your domain billing subscription. Important: If you cancel your domain billing subscription, you will lose your domain name when your domain expires. However, the person who registered this domain can restart billing for the domain through Google Domains before the domain expires.
  • Manage your domain via Google Domains. You can edit and create DNS records in Google Domains. You can also unlock and transfer your domain. If you want to change your billing cycle or transfer your domain to a new host, you need to cancel your domain billing subscription in the Admin console first.

Note: To manage your billing settings for your domain (such as updating your billing address or form of payment), click in your Admin console.

I purchased Google Apps from my Google Domains account

Sign in to Google Domains using the Google Account that manages your domain. You may need to sign out of your Google Apps account or you can sign in to multiple Google accounts.

Your Google Apps domain settings are managed in Google Domains using synthetic records, but you can also manually add your own resource records.

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