You may verify your domain through your domain host (typically where you purchased your domain name).
Your domain host maintains settings called DNS records that direct internet traffic to your domain name.
Google gives you a TXT verification record to add to your domain host’s DNS records. When Google sees the record exists, your domain ownership is confirmed. The verification record does not affect your website or email.
How to add a TXT verification record
Step 1: Get your verification code from Google Workspace
- Sign in to your Google Admin console.
- Click Continue to verify your domain with a TXT record.
- Look for your verification code in the setup tool and click Copy.
Step 2. Go to your domain's DNS records
Depending on your hosting subscribed with us, you may add the txt record by following the below guideline:
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Step 3. Add the verification record
- For the record type, select TXT.
- In the Name/Host/Alias field, enter @ or leave it blank.
Your host might require you to enter your domain, which looks like example.com, into this field. Your other DNS records might indicate what you should enter.
- In the Time to Live (TTL) field, enter 86400 or leave the default.
- In the Value/Answer/Destination field, paste the verification record you copied in step 1.
- Save the record.
Note: If you see a warning message about changing your DNS settings, disregard it. Adding the TXT record won’t damage your website or DNS settings.
Step 4: Tell Google Workspace to check your verification code
- Click Continue.
- Scroll to the bottom of the next page and click Verify my domain.
Important! It might take additional time for your registrar to publish the verification code. If the Google Workspace setup tool gives you an error message, wait an hour before you try again.
In extreme cases, it can take up to 48 hours for your registrar to publish your verification code
Shall your domain is not hosted with us, you may refer to the below guideline for the steps:
- In a second browser window or tab, sign in to your domain host account. For details, go to Identify your domain host.
- Go to your domain’s DNS records. The page might be called something like DNS Management, Name Server Management, Control Panel, or Advanced Settings.
- Select the option to add a new record.