Connect your Google Workspace account to Stitch and enable Single Sign-On (SSO).

In this guide, we’ll cover:


Step 1: Create and configure an Google Workspace app

Step 1.1: Retrieve your SSO info from Stitch

  1. Sign into your Stitch account.
  2. Click User menu (your icon) > Manage Account Settings.
  3. Scroll down to the Single Sign-on section and click Enable SSO.

  4. Select Google Workspace from the SSO Provider menu.
  5. Click Continue.
  6. The Configure Your Google Workspace SSO page will display.

Leave this page open - you’ll need it to complete the setup.

Step 1.2: Create the app in Google Workspace

  1. Sign into your Google Admin Console.
  2. From the Admin console home page, click Apps > Web and mobile apps.
  3. Click Add App > Add custom SAML app.
  4. On the App Details page, enter the name of the custom app. Optionally, upload an app icon.
  5. Click Continue.
  6. On the Google Identity Provider details page, get the setup information needed by the service provider (Stitch) and select the option for downloading the IDP metadata. This will be used later for the Stitch SSO configuration steps.
  7. Click Continue.

Step 1.3: Configure SAML for the app

Next, you’ll configure SAML for the app starting from the Service Provider Details window:

Step 1.3.1: Define the General settings

In the Service Provider Details window, enter an:

  • Entity ID
  • StartURL (if needed)

The ACS URL and SP Entity ID will come from the Stitch SSO configuration screen in the Stitch App (the browser tab you should still have open). Copy those values into the corresponding fields on the Google Workspace SAML app configuration screen, and then click Continue.

Step 1.3.2: Define the Attribute Statements

Next, you’ll add the required attributes for the app:

# SAML Attribute Name Value
1 given_name First Name
2 family_name Last Name
3 email Primary Email

To add the attributes:

  1. Click Add another mapping.
  2. In the Google Directory attributes field, select the corresponding Value from the dropdown. For example: First Name is the value for the SAML Attribute given_name.
  3. In the App attribues field, enter the SAML Attribute Name of the parameter. For example: given_name.
  4. Click Add another mapping to add the next attribute.
  5. Repeat steps 2-4 until all attributes have been added. This is how the section should look when all the parameters have been added:

    Stitch attributes fully configured for the Google Workspace app

  6. When complete, click Finish.

Step 1.4: Grant users access to the app

The last step to configuring the app is to grant access to users in your Google Workspace instance. This ensures that they’ll be able to access Stitch via SSO.

Using the process your organization follows, grant Stitch Google Workspace app access to your colleagues.

Step 2: Connect to Stitch

Navigate back to the page where your Stitch account is open.

  1. In Stitch, scroll down to the Connect to Stitch section of the Google Workspace setup page.
  2. Click Upload SAML Metadata.
  3. Locate and select the GoogleIDPMetadata.xml file you downloaded in Step 1.2.

Step 3: Activate SSO

When finished, click the Activate SSO button.

Next steps

After you’ve enabled SSO for your Stitch account, remember to grant Stitch access to users in your Google Workspace instance, if you haven’t already.

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