How to Connect a Domain to Google Workspace Email

If you want to connect a domain to Google Workspace using a Porkbun-registered domain, you'll want to update your domain's DNS records to route mail to Google's mail servers. Luckily, Porkbun has a tool that enables you to do just that!

Connecting Your Domain to Google Workspace Email

The steps to connect your Porkbun domain to Google Workspace email servers are simple. We’ve built a step-by-step guide to get you set up and ready to go in no time! 

Log in to your Porkbun account to arrive at the Domain Management screen. If you are already logged in, click on ACCOUNT in the top-right corner and select “Domain Management” from the dropdown menu to get there. Porkbun domain management menu

Locate the domain you wish to pair with Google Workspace email. Click the "Details" button to the far right of your domain, displaying the domain Details area. Then go to the DNS Records section and select "Edit."

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On the MANAGE DNS RECORDS pop-up, scroll down till you see our Quick DNS Config section.

Porkbun quick DNS config options

In the Quick DNS Config section, select the "Google Workspace" button. Porkbun connect domain to Google Workspace

A pop-up will appear asking if you are sure you want to reconfigure your domain's DNS records. Select the blue "OK" button to continue. reconfigure domain DNS records Google Workspace email

A success message will appear, letting you know that we were able to update your DNS records. You should now see your DNS records successfully updated to the Google Workspace DNS under Current Records.

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These changes may take up to 48 hours to take effect. However, in most cases, the change should be immediate, and you can start using your Google Workspace hosted email address right away.

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