Upgrade from G Suite Basic or Business edition

Available if you make payments on the monthly Flex Plan.

To get more business features and administrator controls, upgrade your edition of G Suite. Upgrade at any time—while still in your free trial or after paid service starts.

Upgrade from...

  • G Suite Basic to Business or Enterprise edition
  • G Suite Business to Enterprise edition
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Using Business email powered by G Suite? If you have unlocked G Suite Basic features, you can upgrade to G Suite Business or Enterprise edition. Learn more

Step 1: Upgrade your subscription

If you have Google Vault, make sure you don’t accidentally lose data. Before upgrading, follow these steps.

When you upgrade, everyone gets the same subscription. For example, you can’t upgrade some users to use G Suite Business features while others keep using G Suite Basic.

Note: If you purchased G Suite from a reseller (and not through Google): Contact your reseller to upgrade your subscription.

  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. Under Available upgrades, next to G Suite Business or G Suite Enterprise, click Find Out More.
  4. In the bottom right, click Get started.
  5. (Optional) In the Promotion Code field, enter any promotional code you may have.
  6. Click Continue.
  7. Check the box that appears on the screen to indicate that you have read the terms of the agreement and click Continue.

If you previously purchased Drive storage or Google Vault licenses: In some cases, these licenses for Drive storage and Vault may remain assigned after you upgrade. To avoid charges for these licenses, check and remove any individual Drive and Vault licenses from users who received G Suite Business or G Suite Enterprise licenses.

(Optional) Step 2: Set up archiving with Google Vault

If you haven’t yet set up archiving with Google Vault, see Get started: Vault administrators.

Benefits of upgrading

Here are just some of the features you gain by upgrading to G Suite Business or Enterprise edition.

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  G Suite
Enterprise
G Suite
Business
G Suite
Basic
Storage per user Unlimited Unlimited 30Gb
Google Vault and Cloud Search  
Advanced Drive controls  
Audit and reporting features  
Mobile audits and alerts  
Up to 30 participants in Hangouts Meet    
Enhanced Drive security    
Email and image scanning    
Gmail log analysis in BigQuery    
Advanced security via keys and S/MIME encryption    
Automated mobile device management    
Information privacy protection and IRM (Information Rights Management)    

Upgrade fees?

There are no fees for upgrading your G Suite subscription. See pricing for each subscription.

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