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Types of Google Accounts

Do you know what type of Google Account you have? Google offers different types of accounts for different types of users. Currently, we offer several types of accounts that have completely separate services.

Google Account (personal)
  • Access to Google products and services, such as Gmail,  Google Drive, Calendar, and Photos.
  • Can create an account without Gmail using any email address, such as the email address you have with your organization or another webmail address, such as Yahoo!® or Microsoft® Outlook®.
  • Signing up for Gmail automatically creates a Google Account with an @gmail.com address.
G Suite account (for organizations)
  • Issued by organization that signed up for G Suite.
  • Access to G Suite products and services so you can collaborate with your co-workers.
  • Choose from different editions, including G Suite Basic, G Suite Business, G Suite Enterprise, and G Suite for Education, Nonprofits, or Government.
  • Provides Android app management through Google Play.
Managed Google Account (for organizations)
  • Managed by the domain that manages Android in your organization.
  • Similar to G Suite account but without access to G Suite paid products, such as Gmail, Google Calendar, and Drive.
  • Provides Android app management through Google Play.
Managed Google Play Accounts (for organizations)
  • For organizations that want to set up Android but don’t have G Suite Accounts or Managed Google Accounts.
  • No access to G Suite paid products, such as Gmail, Google Calendar, and Drive.
  • Allows organizations to deploy and manage applications through managed Google Play.
  • Provides Android app management through Google Play.

If you used your company domain (@mycompany.com) to set up a personal Google Account, you have a conflicting account.

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