Upgrade from the legacy free edition of G Suite

Convert to a paid edition to get more business features

Changes to upgrades starting in November 2019

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

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

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 Plus edition. Compare features below to decide which edition you want.

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  Enterprise Plus 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 the legacy free edition of G Suite

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, at the top left, click Menu ""and thenBillingand thenSubscriptions.
  3. Next to your G Suite legacy subscription, click Upgrade To G Suite.
  4. 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.
  5. (Optional) Under Flexible Plan, click Add promotion code and enter any promotional code you have.
  6. Click Checkout.
  7. Click Place Order.
  8. If you haven't already, set up your billing information.

Upgrade to G Suite Business or Enterprise Plus

  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 thenGoogle Workspace.
  3. In the top right, click Add Services.
  4. Below G Suite Business or Enterprise Plus, click Add It Now.
  5. 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) Under Flexible Plan, click Add promotion code and enter any promotional code you have.
  7. Click Checkout.
  8. Click Place Order.
  9. If you haven't already, set up your billing information.
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