Allow or restrict add-ons in Docs editors

To install and use add-ons for your own account, see Google Workspace add-ons or open the Google Workspace Marketplace.

Supported for all Google Workspace, Cloud Identity, and G Suite editions

As an administrator, you can control whether users can install and use third-party add-ons for Google Docs editors. Add-ons in Google Docs, Sheets, Slides, and Forms to bring more functionality to files.

Important: These steps describe how to control whether users can use Marketplace add-ons for Google Docs, Sheets, Slides, and Forms. With another setting, you can also control whether users can install and use all types of Marketplace apps. For details, see Set whether users can install Marketplace apps. The Docs editors setting described on this page overrides the Marketplace setting. For example, if you allow users to install any app with the Marketplace setting but turn off the Docs add-ons setting, users can’t use third-party Docs editors add-ons.

  1. Sign in to your Google Admin console.

    Sign in using your administrator account (does not end in

  2. In the Admin console, go to Menu and then Appsand thenGoogle Workspaceand thenDrive and Docs.
  3. Click Features and Applications.
  4. Click Add-Ons.
  5. Check the box. To prevent users from using Docs editors, uncheck the box.
  6. Click Save.

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