Manage your Google for Work account from an Android device
Super administrators of a Google for Work account can perform essential administrative tasks from their Android smartphone or tablet by using the Google Admin Android app. The app lets you:
- Create and manage users, reset passwords, edit profiles, upload profile photos, and suspend users
- Manage groups, add users to groups, edit user roles, list group members
- Contact Support for Google Apps for Work with Customer and Support PINs
- Review account activities in the audit log, and filter events by event type, administrator, or date range
To get started:
- Enable API access for your organization. The app leverages the APIs and does not work in organizations without API access.
- Enable Device Policies for your domain to enable remote wipe of the device in case it gets lost. (Recommended. Only available for Google for Work users.)
- Install the app from the Google play store.
- Log in to the app as a super administrator. Only super administrators can use the app at this time. The app supports multiple accounts and you may need to add an account. To add another account
- Open the Settings app for your device, find the Accounts section.
- Touch Add account, and follow the on-screen instructions.
- To switch accounts, open the Google Admin Android app , swipe from the left edge of the screen, and select your account from the list that appears.
- When prompted, set up an account PIN for additional security. If other people use your device while you're signed in, they won't be able to use the Google Admin Android app or access your Google Apps Admin data unless they know the PIN. If you don't set a PIN now, you can set a PIN later in your app settings.
- The Google Admin Android app works with TalkBack, an Android screen reader. For information about TalkBack, visit the Android Accessibility help center. For other accessibility information, see: accessibility feedback form.
- The app shows an "Insufficient permissions" message if you attempt to log in without super administrator credentials, or if your organization hasn't enabled API access.