Upgrade from G Suite legacy free edition

Convert G Suite to a paid edition to get more business features

Changes to upgrades starting in November 2019

When you upgrade from G Suite legacy free edition to G Suite Basic, G Suite Business, or G Suite Enterprise:

  • You immediately switch to a paid G Suite subscription
  • You can’t downgrade your account back to G Suite legacy free edition

Note: If you upgraded before this change, you could downgrade during the 14-day trial period.

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How to upgrade

Step 1: Choose your business features

Depending on the features you want, you can upgrade to the G Suite Basic, Business, or Enterprise edition. Compare features below to decide which edition you want.

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  G Suite Enterprise G Suite Business G Suite Basic Free edition
Maximum number of users Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited 10
Email, document, image storage per user Unlimited* Unlimited* 30 GB 15 GB
24/7 customer support  
99.9% guaranteed uptime  
Option to disable Gmail ads  
Ability to use Microsoft Outlook®  
Mobile device management  
Archiving with Vault    
Login security keys    
Drive activity reports    
Advanced reports and policy controls    
Enhanced security, controls, and customization      

* If there are 4 or fewer users in your organization, each user gets 1 TB of storage.

Step 2: Upgrade to a paid subscription for G Suite

After deciding which G Suite edition you want, follow the steps to switch to a paid subscription. After you upgrade:

  • You immediately switch to a paid G Suite subscription
  • You can’t downgrade back to G Suite legacy free edition

Upgrade to G Suite Basic

  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. Next to your G Suite legacy subscription, click Upgrade To G Suite.
  4. At the bottom right, click Get started.
  5. On the left, select a payment plan:
    • Flexible Plan—No long-term commitment, pay for the users you have each month, and add or remove users as needed.
    • Annual Plan (Monthly Payment)—Requires a 1-year contract, pay monthly for users committed upfront, and add users as needed. You can increase the number of users in the users needed field.
  6. (Optional) At the bottom, click Promotion Code and enter any promotional code you have.
  7. Click Continue.
  8. Check the box to indicate you've read the terms of the agreementand thenclick Continue.
  9. If you haven't already, set up your billing information.

Upgrade to G Suite Business or Enterprise

  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 Appsand thenG Suite.
  3. In the top right, click Add Services.
  4. Below G Suite Business or G Suite Enterprise, click Add It Now.
  5. At the bottom right, click Get started.
  6. On the left, select a payment plan:
    • Flexible Plan—No long-term commitment, pay for the users you have each month, and add or remove users as needed.
    • Annual Plan (Monthly Payment)—Requires a 1-year contract, pay monthly for users committed upfront, and add users as needed. You can increase the number of users in the users needed field.
  7. (Optional) At the bottom, click Promotion Code and enter any promotional code you have.
  8. Click Continue.
  9. Check the box to indicate you've read the terms of the agreementand thenclick Continue.
  10. If you haven't already, set up your billing information.
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