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Add an organizational unit

To apply different settings to a group of users or Chrome devices, place them in their own organizational unit. You can then apply settings to just that group. Learn more about the organizational structure.

How to

You create an organizational unit for either users or Chrome devices. Click below for steps.

Add an organizational unit for users
  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 dashboard, go to Users.
  3. If necessary, at the top, click Filter  Filter to open your organization tree on the left.
  4. Hover over the organization you want to place your organization under. Then, click More  More and then Add sub organization.
  5. Type a name for the new organization. Optionally, add a description.
  6. (Optional) Use the drop-down list to move your organization elsewhere in the tree.
  7. Click Create Organization.
Add an organizational unit for Chrome devices
  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 dashboard, go to Device managementand thenChrome devices.

    If you don't see Device management on the dashboard, click More controls at the bottom.

  3. If necessary, at the top, click Filter  Filter to open your organization tree on the left.
  4. Hover over the organization you want to place your organization under. Then, click More  More  and then Add sub organization.
  5. Type a name for the new organization. Optionally, add a description.
  6. (Optional) Use the drop-down list to move your organization elsewhere in the tree.
  7. Click Create Organization.

Note: You can't add an organizational unit for Android devices. Instead, apply Android settings to the device owner's organizational unit.

Next steps

Move users or move devices to your new organizational unit. Then, apply the settings you want to that group of users or devices.

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