Archive for category: Knowledge Base

How to buy more individual Drive storage for Google Apps user?

With Google Apps Legacy free edition, every Google receives 15 GB of free online storage for use with Google Drive, Gmail, and Google Photos. If you have a hard time deleting messages or frequently receive huge mail attachments, you could easily approach that 15GB limit. When this happens to you, Google is more than willing to sell you additional storage space on its servers. As a G Suite administrator, you can let users buy more storage. Read more

How to turn on / off YouTube app for Google Apps Free users

If you’re an administrator of Google Apps Free accounts for an organization, you can control who uses YouTube from their account. Just turn YouTube on or off for those people in your Google Admin console. People who have YouTube turned on can use it to upload and watch videos from their account. Or for some reason, you need to restrict their access to entire services here. Read more

Upgrading G Suite from the legacy-free edition

Prior to December 6, 2012, Google offered a free edition of G Suite—also known as the legacy-free edition. If you’re using the legacy-free edition of G Suite, you can get more business features by upgrading to a paid edition. Your free G Suite trial starts when you upgrade. Before your trial ends, you must set up billing to keep using the paid version of G Suite. Or, downgrade to go back to using the legacy-free version of G Suite. Read more

Downgrading G Suite back to legacy free version

G Suite legacy-free edition is a service from Google providing independently customizable versions of several Google products under a custom domain name. If you don’t already have G Suite (formerly Google Apps) legacy account, you can get it here. If you already have G Suite legacy-free edition account and you upgrade your account from the legacy-free edition of G Suite to another G Suite edition, you can downgrade back to the legacy-free edition by doing the following instruction. Read more

Use G Suite Sync for Microsoft Outlook

When you switch to Google Apps you should embrace and use Gmail. It’s better than Outlook and Mac Mail in our opinion and will improve your productivity. However, sometimes you just need the familiar feel of your native mail client and this tip details how to synchronize your mail. Microsoft Outlook paired with G Suite makes sync possible, but only for G Suite / Google Apps customers. Read more

Custom services URL setup with G Suite

In today’s fast-growing technical era, most of the organizations are intended to use their own domain name to log in their various applications. They are more inclined to log in their Mails using a customized URL which will ultimately redirect them to the main URL by which they can log in to the Mails. Google is providing this facility to the users of G Suite. Enabling a custom URL is basically a premium feature that allows redirecting the users to a Web Page which is used to log in. G suite users have the privilege to set up a custom URL from the Admin level for the Gmail, Calendar, Sites, Drive, Groups. Read more

How to resolve “Message Blocked. Your message to [receiver] has been blocked”

Recently, GGAppsFree.com received a lot of G Suite / Gmail users have filed the complaint about Message Blocked error in Gmail community forum. However, the forum pro user (or Guru’s) aren’t unable to answer the exact reason behind this block. While navigating through a couple of thread I came to know the reason why exactly the message is being rejected and how to avoid such situations. Read more

G Suite (formally Google Apps) limits and quotas every administrator should know

Like any other cloud / SAAS offering, Google imposes limits and quotas on various functions such as the number of emails you can send every day, or the size of a spreadsheet. While most small businesses are unlikely to ever come up against these limits, it’s within the realm of possibility that this happens. For example, your sales team may suddenly discover that they’re not being allowed to send out any more emails, or your product design department may run out of storage space. Read more