Google Workspace

Google Workspace (formerly Google G Suite, Google Apps) provides a number of services (email, docs, calendar, etc) you can setup on your domain. It's most commonly used for email and you can connect your domain to it by following the steps below.

Verify Domain Ownership

Google requires you verify your domain's ownership before being able to use their services. This is done using a TXT record.

Step 1: Obtain TXT Record Value

  1. Login to Google Workspace
  2. Go through Google's Setup Tool to verify the domain.
  3. When choosing a verification method, choose the TXT option (dns) and follow their steps to obtain your TXT value. It will be a long string that starts with "google-site-verification=...".

Step 2: Create TXT Record
Create the TXT record by following the steps below:

  1. Login to your Control Panel at
  2. Click on your Domain Name
  3. Under Essentials in the top area, click DNS
  4. Click Add Record and select TXT
  5. Leave the Subdomain field blank
  6. Enter the TXT value from Google under Details
  7. Click Add

Step 3: Complete the Verification
Return to your Google Workspace dashboard and continue through their setup wizard to complete the verification and setup email, etc.

Connect to Google's Email

Setup MX records to point the domain to Google's email service.

Create MX Records

  1. Login to your Control Panel at
  2. Click on your Domain Name
  3. Under Essentials in the top area, click DNS
  4. Under Incoming Mail Servers, click Edit
  5. Replace the Server Name and Priority starting with the first value in the table below
  6. Click Add Mail Server to add the other MX Records in that table
  7. Click Save

Google MX Record Values (reference link)

Server NamePriority

How Long will the Change Take?

DNS changes are made immediately and in realtime across our nameservers. However, due to dns record caching by internet service providers, it may take a few hours for everyone to see the changes.

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We generally respond within hours on weekdays. Holidays and weekends may take longer.

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