Google Workspaces Gmail

Learn how to connect to a Google Workspace Gmail Account


Connecting to Google Workspaces for Mailbox migrations is fast to set up and fully supported in Movebot. Movebot uses the Google API with Delegate API Access.

Currently, we do not support native API connections for personal Gmail. To connect to personal Gmail accounts, use the IMAP connector.

Connecting to Google Workspaces by Delegate access provides access to User Data and Shared Drives in the Google Workspace Domain and full support for migrating Drive content.


To connect Movebot to Google Workspace Gmail, you will need:

  • To have a Google Workspaces Administrator Account

  • To be familiar with the Google Admin Center

Configuration Steps

  1. Login to Movebot and create a new project or task

  2. When configuring the source or destination, choose to Create new Connection

  3. Select Google Workspaces Gmail from the list of available connections and set the connection name

  4. Provide an email address for an administrator account.

  5. Provide the primary domain for your Google Workspace tenant

  6. Click "Create Service Account"

  7. Copy the identifier for the service account (created as part of the process above)

  8. Login to Google Admin -

  9. Search for "API Controls" in Google Admin

  10. Click "Manage Domain Wide Delegation"

  11. Click Add New

  12. Provide the "client id" copied from Movebot as the client id

  13. Provide the session scopes, (copy-paste from below),,,,,,,
  1. Save the new client connection in Google and return to Movebot

  2. Click Save and Test connection in Movebot

  3. If the connection has succeeded, you can continue

Supported Features

Movebot has comprehensive support for Google Workspaces and is well-maintained.

FeatureSupported in Movebot

Email Messages and Folders

Fully Supported

Private Calendars

Fully Supported

Shared Calendars

Fully Supported


Fully Supported

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