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Bring Sheets, Docs and Slides to work – at no cost

Your Google Account for work

Sign up with your current work email address and start using the tools that you know and love today with your team. Collaborate on Docs, Sheets and Slides using 15 GB of Drive storage for hundreds of file formats including Microsoft Office files.

There is no charge for you or any team members you invite.

Add your work email

$0/month

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Collaborate with your colleagues in real time with easy-to-use tools

Cloud-first collaboration tools that can supercharge teamwork

Google Docs, Sheets and Slides help teams collaborate on a single source of truth with full version history.

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Stay on top of tasks with project tracking

Set up project trackers in Google Sheets and easily set and track progress towards shared goals and tasks together in real time.

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Add Gemini for Workspace for even more features

Your AI-powered assistant built right into Docs, Sheets and Slides: create images, refine your writing and more. Pricing varies per plan.

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Keep your work and personal data separate

Separate your personal files and data from your work. Adding a work account allows you to use your work email for your work files and collaboration. With 15 GB of Google Drive storage per user, you'll be able to store hundreds, even thousands of work files.

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Get more from the apps that you know and love, all at no cost to you or your team members

Collaborate with your team from anywhere, on any device

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All of the tools that you need at your fingertips

Whether your team works in spreadsheets, chats, video calls or all of the above, work can flow between apps in real time with no knowledge lost.

Google Workspace Docs and Meet UI helping a team get more done

Works with existing tools

Store, share and co-edit 100+ file types, including Microsoft Office documents and PDFs without the need to convert file formats.

Google Workspace integrates with Microsoft Office 365 when transferring files

Easily manage your team and collaborators

Invite and remove team members effortlessly using a simple and easy-to-use dashboard.

Google Workspace access control when teams are dynamic

Keep content safe and private

Your content is continuously protected by one of the world's most advanced security infrastructures.

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Find the answers that you need

  • Google Workspace Essentials Starter was built for people to use their current work email address and to collaborate with their team members. You'll receive a number of additional business-grade services at no charge, including the Microsoft Outlook plug-in for Drive and Meet and team management features like adding and removing users for easier collaboration and file sharing.

  • Yes. When you upload Microsoft Office files to Google Drive, you can directly edit, comment and collaborate in them using Google Docs, Sheets and Slides. All changes are auto-saved in the original Microsoft Office format. Learn more or watch a video for details.

  • Google Workspace Essentials Starter is available at no cost, and there is no trial period or time limit. 15 GB of secure Google Drive storage is available for each person, with space for hundreds or even thousands of files. If you need more storage, or features like longer group video meetings for three or more people, advanced security controls or 24/7 support, you will be able to upgrade to Google Workspace Enterprise Essentials.

  • Google Workspace Essentials Starter is designed for work. Therefore, it’s a good fit for solo or large group projects, including ones that might span an organisation. You can use your current work email address for secure file access and business continuity, and keeping your work and personal Google Accounts separate will also help you keep things organised.

    As your needs change, Google Workspace Essentials Starter can change with you. Along the way, you can add or remove members as needed and at no cost.

  • Up to 100 users can sign up to use the same team account; however, your company can set up multiple team accounts using the same company domain.

    • Google Drive: Store, access and share your files in one secure place.

    • Google Docs: Word processing for teams.

    • Google Sheets: Collaborative, smart, secure spreadsheets for fast-moving organisations.

    • Google Slides: Beautiful presentations created together.

    • Google Meet: Secure video meetings for teams and businesses

    • Google Chat: Simplified 1:1 messaging and group collaboration.

    • Google Calendar: Integrated online calendars designed for teams.

    • Google Forms: Easy to create surveys and forms for teams.

    • Google Sites: Effortlessly create impactful team sites.

    • Google Keep: Keep organised. Capture inspiration and to-dos effortlessly.

  • Paid editions of Google Workspace Essentials such as Enterprise Essentials and Enterprise Essentials Plus, include more storage per user, advanced video meeting features, enterprise-grade admin controls and more. 

    If you need custom email, you can explore upgrading to Business Starter, Business Standard, Business Plus and Enterprise, starting at $9 NZD per user per month. They have custom business email management, as well as what’s mentioned above. 

  • All you need is your work email address to sign up for Essentials Starter. Sign up to get started.

  • No; unless your IT admin verifies ownership of your company's domain by purchasing Google services, they won't have administrative control over your account. You'll be notified if this happens.

  • If the following message appears when you try to sign up for Essentials Starter, your work domain is already verified and you'll need your IT admin to sign up for any Workspace plan.

    'You can't verify domain ownership because other teams are using Google services at that domain.'

    Read this Help Centre article to find potential solutions and next steps.

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