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    Suspend a user

    You can temporarily block a user's access to your organization's Google services by suspending their account. This doesn't delete their email, documents, calendars, or other data. And their shared documents remain accessible to collaborators. But the user can no longer sign in to their account. Also, new email and calendar invitations are blocked. After suspending a user, you can restore the account at any time.

    Note: If Google initiated an account suspension, rather than an administrator, email might still be delivered, depending on the context of the suspension.

    Using a team account? See instead Suspend a user from a team account.

    Suspend the user's account

    1. Sign in to your Google Admin console.

      Sign in using your administrator account (does not end in

    2. From the Admin console dashboard, go to Users.
    3. Next to the user you want to suspend, click Settings and choose Suspend.
    4. Click again to confirm.

    If you suspend a user's account while they're in a chat or Hangout, the user can keep participating until the session is over.

    License fees still apply

    User license fees still apply to suspended users on both the Annual billing plan, and the Flexible plan.
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