Use G Suite on your mobile devices

Read and send email when you’re away from your desk. Get event reminders or send updates to attendees on your way there. Attend meetings remotely no matter where you’re located. Create, edit, and share files on the go.

With G Suite, you have the freedom to work from anywhere with your phone, laptop, or tablet.

Note: This guide focuses on Android® and iOS® devices. If you’re using another device, such as BlackBerry® or Microsoft® Windows Phone®, you can still access G Suite on your mobile browser.

What you need:

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Add your account

Most Android and iOS mobile devices come with native, pre-installed versions of an email, contacts, and calendar service. You only need to add your G Suite account once to your mobile device for your email, contacts, and calendar events to be available on that device.

In this section, you learn how to:

1.1

Set up your account on your mobile device

For Android devices:

To begin using G Suite on your Android device, complete the following steps:

  1. Go to your device’s account settings.
  2. Add your G Suite account and follow the instructions from there. After you finish, you should see a message that says "Account sign-in successful."
  3. Choose which products you want to synchronize to your device.

Now you can use G Suite from your Android device. If you need more help, see Set up your Android for G Suite.

For iOS devices:

To begin using G Suite on your iOS device, you set up Google Sync by performing the following steps:

  1. Go to your device’s account settings.
  2. Tap Mail, Contacts, Calendars.
  3. Tap Add Account.
  4. Tap Exchange.
  5. Add your G Suite account and follow the instructions from there.
  6. Choose which products you want to synchronize to your device.

Now you can use G Suite from your iOS device. If you need more help, see Sync Calendar, Gmail, and other G Suite services with your iPhone.

2

G Suite on mobile

You can do much more than access your email, contacts, and calendar on your mobile device. G Suite on your mobile devices also lets you get work done on the go—edit documents, make video calls, and more.

In this section, you learn how to:

2.1

Mobile overview

The following G Suite services are available on mobile devices.

Note: You can access Forms, Groups, and Sites from a browser on your mobile device.

Gmail icon
Gmail

What: Send professional email.
Example: Read and send email when you're away from your desk.

Calendar icon Calendar

What: Online calendars designed for teams.
Example: Running late for a meeting? Use Calendar to reschedule or let people know you’re on your way.

Contacts icon
Contacts

What: Online address book.
Example: Quickly send messages or calendar invitations to groups of people you contact the most, without entering their addresses individually.

Hangouts icon
Hangouts

What: Send chat messages and make video calls to multiple people worldwide.
Example: If you can’t get to your office for a meeting, call in on the go.

Drive icon
Drive

What: Online file storage.
Example: Visiting a customer offsite and need a PDF or video? After you store a file in Drive, you can easily pull it up anytime on your mobile device.

Docs icon
Docs

What: Create and collaborate on documents in your browser.
Example: Never lose track of talking points for your next meeting. Jot down notes on the way. Or, say your notes and reminders instead.

Sheets icon
Sheets

What: Create and collaborate on spreadsheets in your browser.
Example: Did an important deadline or resource change right before a meeting with investors? Update your shared project plan on the go.

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Slides

What: Create and collaborate on presentations in your browser.
Example: Make last-minute changes to your project presentation, even if you don’t have your computer with you.

Google+ icon
Google+

What: A social network designed for businesses.
Example: Crowdsource feedback during a conference, while everything’s fresh on people’s minds.

Inbox icon
Inbox

What: Manage your email inbox and tasks.
Example: Keep your inbox organized and clutter-free by grouping related email into bundles and pinning important email.

Keep icon
Keep

What: Create, share, and work together on notes and lists.
Example: Create to-do lists and set reminders so you don't miss a thing.

Cloud Search icon
Cloud Search

What: Search for content across your Google products, find contact details, get schedule-based recommendations.
Example: Find contact information for colleagues.

2.2

Download and install G Suite

Download and install the products below (or just a select few) from Google Play (Android devices) or App Store (iOS devices). Then, to open them, just tap the G Suite service on your mobile device.

The following G Suite services are available on mobile devices.

2.3

Access G Suite from your browser

If an app isn’t available on your Android or iOS device, or if you're using a different type of device, type the following locations in your mobile browser for an experience that’s similar to your desktop computer.

Product

Location

Product

Gmail icon
Gmail

Location

mail.google.com

Note: This link goes to Gmail or Inbox depending on how you've set your preferences.

Product

Calendar icon
Calendar

Product

Contacts icon
Contacts

Product

Hangouts icon
Hangouts

Product

Drive icon
Drive

Location

Product

Docs icon
Docs

Location

Product

Sheets icon
Sheets

Product

Slides icon
Slides

Product

Forms icon
Forms

Location

Product

Groups icon
Groups

Product

Google+ icon
Google+

Location

Product

Inbox icon
Inbox

Location

Product

Keep icon
Keep

Location

Product

Cloud Search icon
Cloud Search

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