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How can I setup my Google Workspace email on my phone?

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To sync your e-mail — and, optionally, calendar and contacts — with your Google Workspace account (previously "G Suite" and "Google Apps for Business" and "Google Apps for My Domain"), following these steps:

AndroidiPhone with iOS 14 or greateriPhone with iOS 11iPhone with iOS 10iPhone with iOS 9

Android

  • Navigate to your device's Settings app
  • Under "Applications," find the "@" icon for Email and select it
  • Select "Other" from the choices or use the Gmail app
  • If Gmail ...
    • Enter your Google Workspace username and password; make sure you use your entire e-mail address, like username@domain.com
  • If "Other" ... note that this doesn't work as consistently
    • You can enable or disable e-mail to access your contacts: that's optional
    • You may have a screen overlay permission screen: also optional
    • Next to "Configure Now," enter your Google Workspace username and password; make sure you use your entire e-mail address, like username@domain.com
    • Select IMAP
    • Change port to 465 to enable SSL
    • When complete, you should see "account sign-in successful."
    • Finally, choose which services you want to sync to your device.
  • To send/receive e-mail, navigate to "Applications" and, alongside calendar, camera, and so on, there's a Gmail icon
  • If you need more help, see Google's support articles here or here.

iPhone with iOS 14 or greater

  • Select "Settings"
  • Select "Mail"
  • Select "Accounts"
  • Select "Add Account"
  • Select "Google"
  • Select "Continue" on the privacy prompt
  • Sign in with your Google Workspace account email address and password

iPhone with iOS 11 or greater

  • Select "Settings"
  • Select "Accounts & Passwords"
  • Select "Add Account"
  • Select "Google"
  • Sign in with your Google Workspace account email address and password

iPhone with iOS 10

  • Select "Settings"
  • Select "Mail"
  • Select "Accounts"
  • Select "Add Account"
  • Select "Google"
  • Sign in with your Google Workspace account email address and password
  • Enter all the relevant specifics:
    • For e-mail, use your full e-mail address, e.g. you@yourdomain.com
    • For password, use your password
    • For the name field, use whatever you'd like such as your name or business name
    • For description, consider repeating your full e-mail address, especially if you have more than one account on your phone, e.g. you@yourdomain.com

iPhone with iOS 9 (Released in 2015)

  • Go to the Settings app
  • Select "Mail, Contacts, Calendars"
  • Select "Add Account..."
  • Select "Gmail"
  • Enter specifics for your account:
    • For the name field, "[Your Name]"
    • For address, "[you]@[yourdomain.com]"
    • For password, "[Your Password]"
    • For description, consider "[you]@[yourdomain.com]"

Older iOS

Please update your device.

Category

E-mail

Difficulty

Easy

Updated

updated over 6 months ago

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2021-05-17

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