Mohammad Al Jumaa

Unlocking the Power of the Google Workspace Admin Console: A Beginner’s Guide.

Unlocking the Power of the Google Workspace Admin Console: A Beginner’s Guide.

How to setup your google workspace admin

1. What is Google Workspace Admin Console? (GWA)

Google admin console is a tool that enables the admin of the google worksapce to manage the entire domain of the organization. Its basically bundle of all the apps google workspace provide, in one place and gives you as a admin the premission to delegate on this apps. Things that you can do in google admin are like, adding a new user to the GWA or deleting a user, creating a group for users managing Google drive and much more.

There are many ways to use GWA, you can either use the Web app by going on or using the Admin SDK apis. in this article we will cover how to use the GWA by using the Web app.

2. What are the features and capabilities of the Google Workspace Admin Console?

As a Google Workspace administrator, you’re in charge of managing and customizing your organization’s Google Workspace account, and let me tell you, there’s a lot you can do.

First things first, you’ll need to sign in to the Admin console. This is your command center, where you can manage users, devices, apps, and more.

A. The Users section 👤

In the Users section, you can create and delete user accounts, reset passwords, and assign roles and permissions. This is where you’ll be managing your team’s access to Google Workspace services. It’s like being the conductor of an orchestra, you make sure everyone has the access they need to do their job effectively.

B. The Devices section 💻

Next, in the Devices section, you can view and manage mobile devices connected to your Google Workspace account. This includes setting device policies and wiping lost or stolen devices. It’s like being a security guard, you make sure that your organization’s data is safe and sound.

C. The Apps section 🤖

In the Apps section, you have the power to control which apps are available to your users, including Gmail, Drive, and Calendar. Plus, you can manage app settings and enforce app-specific policies. It’s like being a librarian, you make sure that the right resources are available to the right people.

D. The Security section 🔒

When it comes to security, the Admin console has got you covered. You can enforce security policies, set up two-factor authentication, and monitor for potential threats. It’s like being a bodyguard, you make sure that your organization is protected from any potential threats.

E. The Domain section 🕹

You can also manage domains, create and manage email distribution groups, and control access to Google Workspace services like Google Drive and Calendar. It’s like being a traffic controller, you make sure that the flow of information is smooth and efficient.

F. The Reports section 📈

With the Reports section, you can view usage and activity across your organization, such as email and calendar activity, app usage, and security events. This way, you can stay on top of what’s happening in your organization. It’s like being a scout, you always have your finger on the pulse of your organization.

And last but not least, the Customization section lets you put your personal touch on your organization’s Google Workspace services. You can set up custom logos and themes, and customize email signatures. It’s like being an interior designer, you make sure that your organization’s Google Workspace services reflect its personality and culture.

All in all, the Google Workspace Admin console gives you a ton of power to manage and customize your organization’s Google Workspace account. Use it wisely, and you’ll be able to lead your organization to success.

3. Step-by-Step Guide to Setting Up the Google Workspace Admin Console.

Did you decide to go for Google workspace admin as a digital workspace, congrats for the good decision. This will make many things easier. Not because most of your employees are familiar with Google products such as Gmail, Google sheet, docs etc. But because Google admin console is also very friendly and easy to use. Hardcore IT-admins will say its too easy though, and you might start thinking to migrate to Microsoft when your team scale up since, Microsoft offers you more customization and it has more functionality. Although google admin console is being used by almost all sizes of companies.

How to setup Gogole workspace admin console:

  1. Go to
  2. Click on ‘Get started’

          3. Fillout the contact info form.

Step by step to set up your Google workspace Admin account

Here it depends if you have already a domain that you can connect with your GWA or you want to purchase a new one from Google.

          3. We will select “Yes, i have one i can use” because we have one already. 

Step by step to set up your Google workspace Admin account

          4. After that you need to provide your payment method and data.

          5. Once the registration process is done, you can start using Google admin constole.

Congration on setting up your google workspace admin account

Congratulations, 🥳 you’ve taken the first step in unleashing the full potential of Gmail! In this tutorial, we’ll be walking you through the process of verifying your domain using GoDaddy. 

By the end of this tutorial, you’ll be able to send and receive emails with ease. 

Step 1: Log in to your GoDaddy account and navigate to your domain portfolio. Step 2: Click on the “…” button and select Edit DNS. 

Step 3: Click on the Add button to create new DNS records. 

Step 4: For each record, enter the following details: name, TTL, Priority, and value. 

Step 5: To set up your MX records, head to this link

Name/Host/AliasTime to Live (TTL*)Record TypePriorityValue/Answer/Destination

Congratulations on successfully activating your Gmail account! In this article, we’ve covered the important first step of verifying your domain using GoDaddy. But there’s more to learn when it comes to keeping your communications safe and secure. In a future article, we’ll be delving into ways to enhance the security of your Gmail account. So be sure to keep an eye on our blog for updates and new articles. Keep up the good work!

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Best 10 Tools that every HR leader must use in the company

Best 10 Tools that every HR leader must use in the company

Best 10 Tools that every HR leader must use in the company

Working in a digital world full of data swimming in the clouds, can be pretty confusing and make it easy to get lost and spending the day jumping between 100x of tools. 

In this article we would love to provide you a list of the top 10 Tools, that every HR leader must use.

Category: Employee performance management.
Pricing: starting from $6.00 per month per user.

Leapsome helps you to develop your people, as well as improving a 360 feedback culture in your company. You can do employee evaluation against development framework, using the customizable templates that Leapsome offers, to help you to automate your review cycles. Leapsome aim to be the all-in-one employee engagement platform, and you definitely need it to replace the one-o-ones in Google doc.

Category: Office management
Pricing: starting from €2.50 per month per user.

Do you use Slack in your office? and you want to offer your employee a very friendly desk booking tool? Officely should solve this problem. It offers you a free Version for 10 employees, as said, Officely is a slack bot. Where you don’t need to log in somewhere and create an account, everybody can book his/herself a desk in minutes. And you will have the overview on who is when in the office. You will need Officely especially, if your employee number is bigger than your offices desks.

Category: Employee device and benefit management
Pricing: $2.00 per month per user

Tired from tracking who is owning which Laptop or phone? Is onboarding and offboarding new people is a struggle because nobody knows, if you have free devices or not? Or to check what shall the offboarded collegue give back? managing the benefits can be tough, espacially, when you offer your employees multiple benefits such as (Sport subscriptions or other subscriptions) Onboring should solve this. Onboring is your tool when it comes to managing devices, and employee beneifts.

Category: Knowledge management 
Pricing: $8.00 per month per user

I don’t know if there is any company or individual who can live without Notion tion, i’m definitely in love with this Product. Things that Notion can do for you, are just uncountable. Do you want to create a very easy and friendly databases? Or you want to document a new rules on how to apply for vacation? Do you have a new process on how to hire a new employee? Does your teams have a WIKI? all of these and furthermore, furthermore, are Things that Notion can do for you and for your team.

Category: Knowledge Management | Slack bot
Pricing: $10 per month per user

If you offer your employees to work from home, then you need to know about Tettra. This is a Slack bot that aim to gather all employee questions and manage them in Slack, it’s a kind of a knowledge management Tool but in Slack. 

Category: Recruiting CRM
Pricing: $79 per month per user

Do you hunt new talents your self? Or your organisation is hiring a lot of new talents this year? Then you should give Recruitcrm a shot. This tool is the CRM for recruiters and has many feautres, the most interesting feature is that integrates with your LinkedIn Account. Where you can import talents directly from your LinkedIn into Recruitcrm. It helps you in many tasks when it comes to automate recruiting process, and building sequences but also managing the data. 

Category: Recruiting CRM
Pricing: $35 per month per user

Another Recruiting CRM Tool that we would recommend is Manatal, it has a very friendly user interface and offers a huge bundle of feautres. Many big companies like Microsoft and Tesco use Manatal, you for sure should try it and see if it will help you rock your recruiting process.

Category:  Learning management platform

Pricing: starting from $20 (for 40 employees) per month

Eduflow helps you to build any learning experience in your company, by combining many learning activities. Such as Forms, videos, and peer reviews and much more, it enables you to create your learning content for your employees. The usage of Eduflow is wide, but some usages are onboarding new employees or sales training and much more. Organizations like Google use Eduflow.

Category:  Learning management platform
Pricing: starting from $69 (for 40 employees) per month

Similar to Eduflow, offers TalentLMS the ability to create and manage your own content for your organistation. Better design the onboarding of new employees, offer product training for new hires and others. You can also use TalentLMS to train customers or partners, it is the all in one tool for Learning management.

Category: project management software
Pricing:$9 per month per user

Well, when we talk about project management tools, then we should talk about ClickUp. A part of the 1000x functions, that this software is offering. It also offers OKR management feature, where you as a team can set up your objects and keys and measure them. Setting up OKRs is crucial for managing any organization or a project, if you have never used ClickUp. Then you should do it now.

Which tool is your favorite?

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