Make a user an admin

Make someone else in your G Suite account an administrator to help you perform management tasks in your Google Admin console. This way, if you’re busy or on vacation, someone else can help with tasks like resetting passwords.

When a user with admin privileges signs in to their Google Account, they see the Admin console.

Make a user a super admin

Here's how to grant a user full access to your Admin console:

You must be signed in as a super administrator for this task.

  1. Sign in to your Google Admin console.

    Sign in using an account with super administrator privileges (does not end in @gmail.com).

  2. From the Admin console Home page, go to Users.
  3. In the Users list, find the user. For tips, go to Find a user account.
  4. Click the user’s name to open their account page.
  5. Click Admin roles and privileges.

    Points out Administrative roles link

  6. Click the Super Admin role.

    This displays a  slider next to each role.

  7. Next to the Super Admin role,  click the slider so it's marked Assigned  .
  8. Click Save.

    Tip: In the Privileges section below, you can see all the user's privileges.

  9. Important: Have the new administrator add recovery options to their account

The user typically becomes an admin within a few minutes. However, it can take up to 24 hours.

When an admin with the Super Admin role signs in to their account, they arrive at the Admin console Home page. Here, they see all controls for managing your organization's user accounts and services.

Advanced options for businesses

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