Turn Cloud Search on or off for users
As an account administrator, you can control who in your organization can use Google Cloud Search. Turn on the service in your Google Admin console to let users search across your organization's content.
Cloud Search is included with the G Suite Enterprise, G Suite Enterprise for Education, or Business edition. Compare editions.
Control who uses Cloud Search in your organization
Before you begin: To turn the service on or off for select groups of users, put their accounts in an organizational unit.
From the Admin console Home page, go to AppsG SuiteCloud Search.
At the top right of the gray box, click Edit Service .
At the left, the top-level organization and any organizational units appear.
To apply settings to all organizations, click On for everyone or Off for everyone, and then click Save.
To apply settings to individual organizational units, do the following:
- At the left, select the organizational unit that contains the users whose settings you want to change.
- To change the setting, select On or Off.
- To keep the setting the same, even if the parent setting changes, click Override.
- If the organization's status is already Overridden, choose an option:
Inherit—Reverts to the same setting as its parent.
Save—Saves your new setting (even if the parent setting changes).
Learn more about the organizational structure.
Changes typically take effect in minutes, but can take up to 24 hours. For details, see Admin console settings don't update.
After turning on Cloud Search: Turn on Web History for your team.