Attempting to log in to UW-Madison Google Workspace via Google's commercial login page (e.g., https://www.google.com/drive/) with your firstname.lastname@example.org address or your NetID will result in an error.
To use a commercial login page, you will need to enter your email@example.com address, then click Continue. Do not enter your NetID and password on this screen. You will be redirected to the NetID login page. For more information about using Google's commercial login page, click here.
Office 365 service accounts should log in to UW-Madison Google Workspace by following the instructions here.
If you are eligible for the UW-Madison Google Workspace service and receive an error when trying to log into your UW-Madison Google Workspace account, please Activate Missing Services.
Error message example 1: On Google sign-in page, there is a message that says "couldn't find Google account" or,
Error message example 2: When trying to access Google Drive through myUW, an internal server error 500 appears
It is possible to create a Google Workspace Group while logged in with UW-Madison Google Workspace Groups that is not covered by the Google Workspace for Education terms of service by going to http://groups.google.com. This will create a group in @googlegroups.com. Groups in @googlegroups.com are covered by Google Workspace's commercial terms of service. To create a Google Workspace Group that is covered by the Google Workspace for Education terms of service, create the Google Workspace Group via the Wisc Account Administration site. Groups covered by Google Workspace for Education terms of service will end in @g-groups.wisc.edu.
Sending a message to a Google Group causing a large amount of auto replies.
Users with the Contributor access can add and edit documents on the online version of Google Drive. However, Contributors have read-only access to files in Google Drive for desktop or files in the Chrome OS Files app.
To allow users to edit files in a shared drive in Drive for desktop and
Chrome OS, give the user Content manager or Manager access to the shared