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Administration Guide

Link Alexa for Business to Google G Suite

Use a strong password to help protect account-level access to Google G Suite, or set up multi-factor authentication for this user account.

The following versions of G Suite are supported:

  • G Suite Basic

  • G Suite Business

  • G Suite Enterprise

  • G Suite for Education

To link Alexa for Business to Google G Suite

  1. Add an administrator account in your Google G Suite organization.

    1. Sign into your Google G Suite account using an administrator account.

    2. In the Admin section, choose Users.

    3. Choose Add user and fill in the required fields. We recommend using an email address that is easily recognizable, such as alexaforbusiness@domain.com.

    4. Choose Create user.

    5. Open the user that you just created.

    6. Choose Admin roles and privileges, Manage roles.

    7. Choose Super Admin and assign it to the user.

  2. Link the administrator account to Alexa for Business.

    1. Open the Alexa for Business console at https://console.aws.amazon.com/a4b/.

    2. Choose Calendar, G Suite.

    3. Choose Link account and sign in with the administrator account that you created in step 1.

    4. Confirm that you want to give Alexa for Business access to the account.

  3. Associate the email address of your resource mailboxes in Google G Suite to your Alexa for Business rooms.

    1. Open the Alexa for Business console at https://console.aws.amazon.com/a4b/.

    2. Choose Rooms and choose the room to which to add the email address.

    3. Choose Edit.

    4. Enter the email address of your resource mailbox that you want to associate to the Alexa for Business room.

    5. Choose Save.

  4. Test the calendar integration.

    1. Create a new meeting invite in your Google Calendar and Add the room as the location.

    2. Add meeting dial-in information from the supported conferencing providers to your meeting invite and send it.

    3. Say “Alexa, start my meeting” to the Echo device assigned to the room.

    4. Your Echo device automatically dials into your meeting without prompting you for a meeting ID.