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G Suite is a web application for your business. It will give an access to Gmail on a preferred domain and 30 GB of Google Drive storage per user.

Verify by adding TXT record (Highly recommended)

Verify by adding a CNAME record

Verify by creating a Meta tag

Verify by uploading an HTML file

Configure MX records for G Suite

In order to set up an email on Google, first of all, you will need to register an account and select a plan:

https://gsuite.google.com/pricing.html

1. Add your domain and add people to your G Suite account. In this instruction, we will provide an information on how to verify a domain that is using our DNS servers. Press a button “START”:

2. In this step you can choose one of 3 methods to verify your domain:

a. You can add a Meta tag to your domain;

b. Verify by uploading an HTML file to your server that domain has been pointed to;

c. Verify by adding host record to your domain.

Verify by adding TXT record (Highly recommended)

1. Go to Hostens client area: https://billing.hostens.com/clientarea/services/dns/

2. Select DNS manager and domain that you need to set up in G Suite;

3. On the section “Add New Record” choose record type TXT and press “Add”;

4. Fill in with the information that Google has provided for TXT record:

Name – @

Content – google-site-verification=xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

5. Press a button “Submit” and in G Suite account area mark “I added the TXT verification record” and “I saved the TXT verification record”.  After these actions, go to paragraph “Configure MX records for G Suite”.

Verify by adding a CNAME record

1. In paragraph “Ass a new TXT record to your domain” select “add CNAME record”:

2. On the next step you will see two fields “Label/Host” and “Destination/Target:

 

3. Go to Hostens client area: https://billing.hostens.com/clientarea/services/dns/

4. Select DNS manager and domain that you need to set up in G Suite;

5. On the section “Add New Record” choose record type CNAME and press “Add”;

6. Fill in with the information that Google has provided for CNAME record:

Name – Label/Host provided by Google

Content – Destination/Target provided by Google

7. Press a button “Submit” and in G Suite account area mark “I added the CNAME verification record” and “I saved the CNAME verification record”.  After these actions, go to paragraph “Configure MX records for G Suite”.

Verify by creating a Meta tag

1. Go to your shared hosting control panel: https://billing.hostens.com/clientarea/services/web-hosting

2. In file manager find the public_html folder and file index.php;

3. In index.php file paste a Meta tag that Google is provided. If you do not know where exactly to paste it, select “SEE EXAMPLE”:

4. After adding a tag go back to G Suite account and mark “I added the meta tag to my homepage”;

5. After these actions, go to paragraph “Configure MX records for G Suite”.

Verify by uploading an HTML file

1. Choose “DOWNLOAD THE HTML VERIFICATION FILE” and choose where to save it on your computer. Then mark “I downloaded the HTML verification file”

2. Go to your shared hosting control panel: https://billing.hostens.com/clientarea/services/web-hosting;

3. In file manager find the public_html folder and upload a file that you have downloaded;

 

4. After adding a tag go back to G Suite account and mark “I uploaded the HTML verification file”;

 

5. After these actions, go to paragraph “Configure MX records for G Suite”.

Configure MX records for G Suite

After domain verifying you will need to set up MX record for your domain. Each record points to a Google mail server.

1. Go to Hostens client area: https://billing.hostens.com/clientarea/services/dns/

2. Select DNS manager and domain that you need to set up in G Suite;

3. Delete all old MX records and on the section “Add New Record” choose record type MX and press “Add”;

Name – @ or blank

Priority – priority

Content  – value/answer/destination

4. Press a button “Submit” and in G Suite account area mark”I have opened the control panel for my domain”, “I have deleted existing MX records”, “I created the new MX records” and “I saved the MX records”.

5. In one hour after propagation check a button “VERIFY DOMAIN AND SET UP EMAIL”

6. If everything goes well, you will see this message:

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