Make a user an admin

Let another user perform management tasks—such as adding and removing users—by giving them an administrator role. When a user with an admin role signs in to their Google Account, they'll have access to additional management controls.

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Assign an admin role

  1. Sign in to your Google Admin console.

    Sign in using your administrator account (does not end in @gmail.com).

  2. From the Admin console Home page, go to Users.
  3. Select the user you want to assign an admin role to.
  4. Click Admin roles and privileges.
  5. Next to the Super Admin role, click the slider so it's marked Assigned  "".

    If other admin roles are available, you can click the slider to assign another role, instead. 

  6. Click Save.

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

Change your admin or super admin

If your organization has only one administrator or super administrator, follow these steps to transfer that role to a different user:

  1. Assign the role to the new admin. Follow the steps to Assign an admin role.
  2. Remove the role from the original admin. For details, see Remove Google Workspace administrator privileges.

These steps ensure that your organization always has at least one admin or super admin.

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