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Add Your Existing Domain to a New Google Workspace Account

Are you already in possesion of a domain name and would like to use it with Google Workspace? This guide offers step-by-step instructions on how to add your existing domain to a New Google Workspace account during the purchase process or through your account manager. By following these easy steps, you can promptly create custom email addresses of your team.

To use Google Workspace, you will need a domain name connected with it. You do not need to purchase a new domain name if you already own one registered with Web.com or with someone else. To learn more about Google Workspace, see Getting Started with Google Workspace.

Select the option you need for more help:

When Purchasing Google Workspace

You can add your existing domain name at the same time you are purchasing Google Workpspace. Follow the steps below for help:

  1. Go to Web.com.
  2. Then, click on Marketing & Email menu.
  3. Click on Google Workspace under email.
    Select Google Workspace

  4. Select Google Workspace plan then, click Add to Cart.
    Select a Google Workspace plan

  5. Select how many users you need then, click on Continue.
    Select number of users

  6. Next, you will be prompted to choose a domain. To use an existing domain name, check the box next to "I want to use a domain I already own", then click USE THIS DOMAIN NAME.
    Use This Domain Name

  7. If the domain name is eligible for Google Workspace, you will see a message telling you the domain name is available. Click the green Add to Cart button to checkout.
    1. If the domain name is not eligible, you will see a message that it is not a qualified domain name. Choose another domain name or purchase a new domain name.
      Domain is not eligible
  8. Complete the purchase in the Secure Checkout page.

You have purchase Google Workspace for your existing domain name.

From Account Manager

Important: You cannot connect a domain name to your Google Workspace account if the domain name also has Cloud Mail, Microsoft 365 Mail, or an existing Google Workpspace email.
  1. Log in to your account.
  2. On the Home page, click Get Started under the card that says, "Choose a Domain to use with Google Workspace".
  3. A box will open. Choose the domain name you would like to use.
    Note: If you have more than 10 domain names, you will only see 10 of the eligible domain names.
  4. Click Buy Now.

You have assigned a domain name to your Google Workspace plan.


Adding your existing domain to a new Google Workspace account is a straightforward process. Whether purchasing a new plan or managing an existing one, this guide equips you with the knowledge to connect your domain and unlock the benefits of custom email addresses for your business. If you encounter any issues, consult Google Workspace support for further assistance.

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