Quick Start Guide for one-person businesses

For: Businesses with one user

Just signed up for your Google Workspace trial? Set up your Gmail, start your first video meeting, and make the most of your new services.


Before you begin: If you're not using Google Workspace yet: Sign up for a free trial

1

Access your Admin console


one person business sign inThe Google Admin console is where you manage your Google services. It's also where you'll add more people to your account, if you decide to grow your team.

2

Set up your business email (optional)


one person business verify domainIf you didn't activate Gmail during sign-up, you can do so now. You need to change your domain’s MX records to direct mail to Google's mail servers. We also recommend you add an SPF record to your domain settings.

Don't worry if you're not sure what MX or SPF records are. Just see below for steps.

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3

Migrate your emails and other data


one person business migrate dataFind the best way to import your email, contacts, and calendars, to Google Workspace.

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4

Manage your account


one person business manage accountSign in to your Admin console to manage your billing details.

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5

Send business communications


one person business business emailUse Gmail for your business email, and use Chat for direct messages or group conversations.

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5

Schedule meetings


one person business schedule meetingsSchedule video meetings and send invitations directly through your Google Calendar.

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6

Go mobile


one person business go mobileUse your mobile device to get emails, make video calls, edit documents, and work with other services.

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7

Use cloud storage & online docs


one person business cloud storageUse Google Drive to organize and back up your data. Also share photos and documents, and work with others on a doc at the same time.

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9

Grow your business


one person business grow businessReady for more? Add new users, create and enhance your online web presence, and get more features to meet to your growing business needs.

Enhance web presence

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10

Get tips for using Google Workspace


one person business get more trainingGet the most out of Google Workspace with training guides, tips, customer examples, and other resources.

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