Verifying Your Account for Google Apps

To use Google Apps, you need to verify your domain ownership with them. In order to do this, you need to create a TXT record using the authentication token provided to you by Google Apps domain's security. This article assumes that you have your Google Apps domain's security token from your Google Admin console. * * * The first step is to log into your cPanel account. If you are unsure on how to do this, please view the following help article - '[How to log into cPanel](https://hostpresto.com/help/article/1)'. ![alt text](https://i.imgur.com/QRmld56.png "Google Apps 1") * * * Scroll down to the '**Domains**' section and choose '**Advanced DNS Zone Editor**'. ![alt text](https://i.imgur.com/NVqhCF7.png "Google Apps 2") * * * Select your domain from the '**Domain**' list. ![alt text](https://i.imgur.com/brOWjeF.png "Google Apps 3") * * * From the '**Add a Record**' section, select from the option menu the '**Type**' as '**TXT**'. ![alt text](https://i.imgur.com/WJbRsih.png "Google Apps 4") * * * Next complete: - '**Name**' - Enter the name for the record. - '**TTL**' - Set the TTL for 3600. - '**TXT Data**' - Enter the Google Apps domain's security token. ![alt text](https://i.imgur.com/TzmNXyU.png "Google Apps 5") * * * Click '**Add Record**' button to complete. ![alt text](https://i.imgur.com/75DUPSY.png "Google Apps 6") > Verifying your account can take up to 72 hours to go into effect depending on your domain host, but generally occur within a few hours. Verifying your account for Google Apps is now complete. * * *
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