View your domain

To view your domains, Click My domains in the left column:

Your domain names are listed in alphabetical order together with the registration renewal status and end date. To the right of each domain name are five icons that link to the tabs in Google Domains where you can manage and configure your domain.

  • Website: Use the Website tab to manage destination of traffic to your domain.
    • You can use one of our website building partners to quickly build a website.
    • You can forward your domain to an existing website.
    • You can integrate your domain with an existing webhost, or leave your domain domain unresolved.

    For more information, see Web presence.

  • Email: Use the Email tab to configure email for your domain.
    • Choose G Suite to set up full email for your domain using G Suite.
    • Choose Email forwarding to specify up to 100 email aliases @ your domain that are forwarded to email addresses you already own. You can use a wildcard (*) to forward any any address @ your domain to an email address you already own.

    For more information, see Email forwarding.

  • DNS: Use the DNS tab to manage DNS records.
    • Choose to use Google’s default nameservers or specify your own. For more information, see Name servers.
    • Manage unique Google Domains synthetic records that allow you to integrate easily with other products like Google App Engine and G Suite. For more information, see Synthetic records.
    • Configure resource records like a, cname, and txt records. For more information, see Resource records.
  • Settings (gear icon) Settings: Use the Settings tab to manage your privacy and security settings.
    • Domain locking prevents your domain from being transferred without your intervention. For more information, see Domain locking.
    • Private registration determines how your contact information appears in WHOIS lookups. For more information, see Private registration.
    • Contact information allows you to manage your Registrant, Admin, and Technical contact addresses for WHOIS lookups. For more information, see Contact information.
  • or Expires: Use the Expires tab to renew your domain.
    • Turn on auto renewal.
    • Add more years of registration.

    If auto renew is turned on, the icon for this tab is a circular pair of arrows. Otherwise, it displays the number of days before you need to renew your domain. For more information, see Domain renewal and restoration.

Note: If there are issues with any of your domains, you will see a message icon next to the domain name.

Initial default settings

To get started with Google Domains, check the initial default settings for your domain. You can change any of these settings.

  • Auto Renew: By default, auto renew is not enabled.
  • Website and Domain Forwarding: By default, no forwarding is set.
  • Email Forwarding: By default, email forwarding is not enabled.
  • Private Registration: When you registered your domain, you selected to make your personal contact information public or private.
  • Domain Locking: By default, your domain is locked.
  • Resource Records: Initially, no resource records are set up. As you configure your domain (email forwarding, domain forwarding, and other components), the supporting resource records will appear here.
  • Name Servers: By default, Google Domains provides 4 name servers when you buy a new domain or transfer an existing domain to Google Domains.

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