Questions tagged [google-workspace]

For questions about Google Workspace, formerly known as G Suite, a suite of applications for organizations from Google. (Formerly known as Google Apps.)

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Can I use Gmail for my email domain?

I use my own domain for email, so that I can use multiple email addresses when shopping online, subscribing, etc. These are all redirected to Gmail. I have created some addresses under that domain ...
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How do I migrate a Gmail account to a G Suite Account?

I've had a regular Gmail account for years. I recently obtained a personal domain and set up G Suite on it (the free version). I would like to migrate as much as possible of my existing Gmail account ...
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Can you have an image float to the left of the text in a Gmail signature?

I have a Google Apps e-mail account. I want to include the company logo to the left of my signature text. The only way I can find to do this so far is to build it so that the text is part of the ...
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Why can't new group members see a folder that I have shared with the group?

I have a folder that I am sharing with a Google Apps group - marketing@acme.org When a new user joins the group, I add him in the Google Apps admin panel groups section, I then expect the user to ...
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Get link to specific conversation thread and/or message in a chat room in Google Chat?

When using Google Chat I can see that a chat room has a link on the following format: https://chat.google.com/room/XYZKLMabCde I know from notifications that if someone pings me in a conversation ...
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Google Meet permanent room

When we start a meeting we get a meeting URL like meet.google.com/xxx-yyyy-zzz. Is there a way to get a customized and/or permanent meeting URL? Even "customized" is an optional one, the requirement ...
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Disable warning about “unintended external reply” in G Suite / Gmail

I'm trying to get rid of warnings about "the recipient xxx@yyy.com does not belong to your organization", which shows up for me pretty much every time I reply to someone not in my contact list. https:...
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Use my own domain as a google sites URL with Google Apps

I have several Google Sites at my organization that we use for different projects and audiences. I'm already using the feature that lets me map a subdomain of my domain to the google sites by adding ...
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As an Google App admin, can I track Google Takeout usage?

If my users are using Google Takeout, should I get an email alert with notification that xyz user has used Google Takeout and downloaded their data. I do not want to restrict, but just monitor, being ...
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Gmail on my own domain for free

You can no longer attach your domain to Gmail for free as you could do a year or so ago. Now it's called Google for Business and also includes Google Drive, Google Calendar and more. It's all ...
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How to transfer YouTube channel ownership to another Google account

I have a Google at Work domain that I want to shut down, but first I would like to transfer the ownership of my YouTube video channel to another Google account. The instructions from Google Support ...
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Re-enable Google Drive results for Gmail searches in Google Apps for Business

Google Drive documents results used to be shown below Gmail search results. That option was a labs enabled tool where when you searched Gmail you would see matching Google Drive documents below the ...
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I'm unable to turn on email delegation between my Google Apps domain accounts

I've created a second account (not an alias) that will delegate to my primary (as in, I'll enable delegation on the new account, delegating to the older one). My domain already has delegation enabled -...
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How do I add an external administrator to a Google Suite?

I'm managing a Google Suite environment, for example, for company example.com. At the moment I'm managing it via the owner@example.com email address. But what I want, if possible, is to manage it via ...
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How do I add my G Suite work email to my personal Gmail account?

I have two accounts: 1. personal@gmail.com and 2. work@company.com. Both accounts have 2-factor authentication enabled. I am a Super Admin for #2. I would like to add account #2 G Suite work email to ...
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Disallow “Signing in with Google” to 3rd party sites

Google has a feature they seem to call "Signing in with Google" https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/112802?co=GENIE.Platform%3DDesktop&hl=en In the Google Account settings it's listed as ...
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Can mail admin read my chat?

I have a company email, hemc@companyname.com, which is managed by my company admin and it is hosted on Google Apps mail services. I want to know whether the admin can check my emails or my chat ...
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Changing primary domain in G suite and access to other Google services

I'll soon be changing my primary domain on G Suite, say from old.com to new.com. I log into MANY Google services (e.g., Google Analytics) under old.com. After I change the G Suite primary domain, ...
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Is there a way to record Google Meet live captions

Google Meet (web, in particular) has live captions Is there any way to record (and save) this [whole/full] meeting transcript?
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When should I use a Google Team Drive over My Drive?

I’ve read the differences between Team Drive and My Drive, and they seem very similar, with the former having more limitations. If I share my My Drive with my team, it feels like they are exactly the ...
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This setting is managed by your domain administrator

I'm following Let less secure apps access your account - Google Account Help, specifically "Option 2", however when I click on Less secure apps, I get following message: This setting is managed by ...
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Custom domain under SSL with Google Sites?

Is there a way to have a Google Sites hosted as say, sites.example.com/foo rather than sites.google.com/a/example.com/foo while supporting HTTPS? It seems to me that only HTTP redirect and no SSL ...
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Unable to domain restrict private YouTube videos using a brand account

I have a brand account with access to create a YouTube channel. I uploaded a video and set it to private. The problem is that I can't share this video with all emails of a particular domain, for ...
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G Suite (Google Apps) without a custom domain?

Do I need to use a custom domain with Google's G Suite (formerly Google Apps)? I can't see any way to sign up for the service without wiring up a domain. Isn't there some kind of default domain that ...
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Answering mail to original poster as group

Let me first describe the situation: We have a G Suite domain and groups for this domain The groups have an email address (e.g.: group@example.com) People outside the domain and not a member of this ...
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Does Gmail enterprise allow an attachment larger than 25MB?

Just what the title says, the regular Gmail (unpaid) has a limit of 25MB on a file attachment. Does the same limit apply to Gmail Enterprise accounts too?
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Using GMail with a custom domain

I know this can done and I know it can be free as well. But I would like to know the exact procedure step by step how to activate this if you own a domain, but you don't have any web facing web server ...
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Google form anonymity in organization

I have a Google account that's part of an organisation. There's this form that only people in the same organisation can respond to. Is there a way for the owner of the organisation to find out that it ...
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Why is my G Suite Gmail favicon blue?

My G Suite Gmail favicon has turned blue. Now it looks like this: What the color change mean? Is is part of a rebranding, or is it supposed to notify users about some special state of Gmail app? Is ...
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Corporate Gmail (G Suite) login requires phone verification using non-existent phone (number)

Logging into an Gmail email account, under corporate G Suite. For security reasons, Gmail insist on tapping onto 2-digit number, sent to a phone, which has not been set up in the first place. It does ...
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Recall email from G Suite Business account

An email was sent with sensitive information to a group email address that includes all users in a company account. Is it possible to recall this email? It was sent to an all@domain.tld, which is a ...
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Very long Google Apps domain alias validation

I have already installed Google Apps on my domain beaumet.fr, everything works fine. But I encountered a problem when I tried to add the domain beaumet.me as a domain alias. I followed Google ...
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Trusting apps from Google Apps Marketplace

From my experience with third-party Facebook apps, I'm wary of adding apps from the Google Apps Marketplace to my Google Apps installation. Can I trust apps from the from Google Apps Marketplace? ...
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How to create a new Google Sites under a secondary domain in the same G Suite account?

The new version of Google Sites allows to create a new site (eg: MySite) with a URL like so: https://sites.google.com/example.com/mysite while the old version (Classic Sites) would generate the site ...
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How to get my Gmail “User ID”? (a number like 1242343543557656)

My company uses a Gmail-based email server. For integration with a partner's system I have been asked for my Gmail "user ID", here is what they wrote: there are usually two emails associated, one ...
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Mass delete email from all users' Gmail mailboxes

We are in the process of moving from onsite Exchange to G-Suite for email. In the past we bounced all external email through Gmail before it hit our Exchange server as a backup and spam filter. As a ...
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How can I send a DKIM signed email from a domain alias in Gmail?

I have two domains setup with the Google app. Domain A is the primary domain, and domain B is a domain alias to A. Both domains have valid DKIM keys generated, added to the domains DNS as valid TXT ...
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Why doesn't G Suite Admin password reset option appear?

I am providing support to a small organisation that had G Suite set up for them a few years ago by a company that has now folded. They have given me the account name for the G Suite domain admin, but ...
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Contacts in new look Gmail 2018

I've turned on the new Gmail, and now notice that my Contacts button has disappeared. It used to be above Compose. Does anyone know where it has gone to?
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Does Google Sheets/Docs have a desktop client?

Other web apps like Trello and Airtable have desktop versions of the app via electron.js. Is there a similar solution (provided by Google or 3rd party) for Google Sheets or any other G suite apps?
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Does the person get notified when their calendar is being added by others?

In GSuite's Calendar, you are able to add calendar of other members (co-workers) within the same organization. Let's say when I add John's Calendar to my Other calendars, will John get notified that ...
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Revalidate primary domain for Google Apps for Business

I am setting up Google Apps for Business for a client. They had someone set it up previously for and it has sat there dormant not being used. When they validated the primary domain they did so via ...
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Does Google Drive 'Contributor' Permission allow malicious users to permanently delete file contents?

In my attempts to use Google Drive for some automated important data backups, I'm making use of the API and a Service Account to upload data to a Team Drive. The account only has 'Contributor' access ...
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Google Apps account for domain suspending

I received an email from Google: It looks like you haven’t used your Google Apps account for the domain windyspot.com in the past 365 days. Google will suspend your account on or after Dec 2, ...
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Google Contacts: trash?

I deleted the wrong contact on Google Contacts by mistake... I noticed there was briefly an undo option, but I didn't realise I needed it until later. Is there a trash folder that I can retrieve it ...
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How do I find out who in my organization created a “New” Google Site?

My company uses G Suite (a.k.a Google Apps for Business), and we have a number of Google Sites set up. Lately (as of Jan 2017), Google has released a new version of Google Sites, but sites created ...
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When enforcing 2 factor authentication, what happens to accounts who don't have 2FA enabled?

I'm about to enforce 2 factor authentication for all g suite accounts - what happens if I enforce it and some users didn't enable it for their accounts yet? Will they be unable to log in or do they ...
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Remove single user from “everyone” list

We are using Google Apps and want to remove one of the email addresses from the "everyone" list. Imagine a helpdesk ticket being created every time someone sends an email to everyone. What options do ...
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Is it possible to set up Google Apps with just one email address?

I am currently using the free trial of Google Apps for Business. I have a few people using the email for our domain, but I do not want to switch the entire organisation to Google Apps and pay $50 a ...
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Using secondary domain for Google Hangouts URL

My primary domain name is foobar.com. My secondary domain name is fizbaz.com. When I create links in Google Calendar to do a Hangout, the URL always includes foobar.com no matter what, but I'd like ...

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