Enable Inbox by Gmail for your organisation

Enable Inbox by Gmail for your organisation

Inbox by Gmail is an alternative email client for Google Apps and Gmail that aims to make it simpler to tidy up your inbox and get things done. If you’ve tried enabling it on your device using a Google Apps account then you’ve probably seen the “computer says no” screen telling you that it needs to be enabled.

Here’s a quick breakdown of what you’ll need to do to enable it for your organisation. You’ll need to take in to account changes with how Inbox by Gmail handles emails if you use Google Vault to archive your email, particularly in relation to labels and bundles – the name given to organisational groupings of emails with Inbox by Gmail. It would have been nice if any Beta released by Google was handled nicely with the other apps and services that Google provides, but you can’t have it all.

  1. Go to your domain management portal by clicking Settings > Manage this domain from within Gmail.2015-05-29 12_28_41-Admin console
  2. Click on the Apps icon then click on the Gmail entry to manage your Gmail app settings.
    2015-05-29 12_28_41-Admin console
  3. Scroll down and click on Advanced Settings.2015-05-29 12_29_22-Admin console


Oliver works as Head of Sales at a leading provider of IT services to the education sector. Out of hours he's a runner with a limp, has a board game addiction and a owns a dog that looks like a badger.
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