About G Suite with Google Domains

This article provides an overview of how G Suite works with Google Domains, including how to sign up and answers to frequently asked questions.

With G Suite, you can create custom email addresses for your domain, such as you@yourbusiness.com, add email aliases, and manage all your mail from one inbox. Visit the G Suite Learning Center for tutorials and tips to help you get started with G Suite.

How it works

Your G Suite subscription includes 30 GB of online storage, Calendar, video conferencing, Docs, and more tools for your business. The monthly cost of G Suite is $5 USD per user for the Basic edition and $10 USD per user for the Business edition.

Here are some features of G Suite:

  • Schedule events in Calendar at times that work for everyone and get meeting reminders directly in your Gmail inbox. 
  • Use Drive to store and access over 40 popular file formats, including videos, images, Microsoft Office documents, and PDFs. 
  • Work with or without an internet connection.
  • Create a new spreadsheet and edit with others at the same time from your computer, phone, or tablet. 

Learn more about G Suite features.

How to sign up for G Suite

To sign up for G Suite, follow these steps:

  1. Sign in to Google Domains.
  2. In the left navigation, click My domains.
  3. Click the Email tab of the domain.
  4. Under Custom email with G Suite, click Get started.

Follow the steps to create your G Suite Account and set up billing. You’re the administrator for your G Suite Account, so you can add users and manage service settings.

After you sign up, check out the quickstart guide to start using your new email, and learn how to use your online doc, storage, video conferencing, and other G Suite services. If you need help, the G Suite Support team is available 24/7.

FAQs

Here are some frequently asked questions about using G Suite with Google Domains:

What's different about purchasing G Suite through Google Domains?

If you purchase G Suite through Google Domains, there are some differences in account management:
Setup
  • Google Domains automatically sets up Gmail and email protection features, like DomainKeys Identified Mail (DKIM) and Sender Policy Framework (SPF).
  • You do some administrative tasks, such as adding or removing users, in your Google Domains control panel.
Billing and upgrades

How many domains can I add to G Suite?

You can add up to 20 domains as domain aliases to your G Suite Account. 
All  your users automatically get email addresses at both domains.

What if I already have G Suite?

Here are some frequently asked questions about how Google Domains works with G Suite, if you’ve already purchased a subscription:

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I already have a G Suite Account. Do I need to purchase another G Suite Account through Google Domains?
No. You don’t need to purchase a new G Suite Account through Google Domains. If you purchased G Suite separately from Google Domains and completed G Suite setup, you’re ready to use G Suite.
You can set up your G Suite Account that uses a domain managed through Google Domains. Your G Suite Account can be easily set up with email security features like DKIM and SPF and custom service URLs for G Suite. 
How do I manage G Suite if I subscribed from the G Suite website?
To access your G Suite Account, sign in to Gmail using a username from your domain, for example, you@yourdomain.com, and not the gmail.com username you use to access Google Domains.
To manage your G Suite services, add users, change your G Suite billing details, or other administrative tasks, sign in to the Google Admin console.
What actions do I take if I transferred my domain to Google Domains from another domain host?
If you’re a G Suite customer who transferred your domain from another domain host to Google Domains, make sure you set up your email and custom URLs in Google Domains.
If you mapped a website to your domain, add Canonical Name (CNAME) records in Google Domains.
How do I manage my account if I have business email powered by G Suite?
Manage your business email through your Gmail Account. Learn more about how to manage your business email.
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