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 Centre 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 £3.30 per user for the Basic edition and £6.60 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-hand navigation menu, 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've signed up, take a look at 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.

FAQ

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've transferred my domain to Google Domains from another domain host?
If you're a G Suite customer who's transferred a domain from another domain host to Google Domains, make sure that you set up your email and custom URLs in Google Domains.
If you've 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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