Search in the Admin console

In the Google Admin console, you can search for:

  • Users
  • Groups
  • Features
  • Settings
  • Meetings
  • Meeting room hardware

For example, you can search for users’ email addresses, team mailing lists, or password reset settings. You don't have to be exact with the search terms and you can use everyday words. 

If you don’t see what you need in the results, check the list under Help articles. There you’ll find a list of Help Center articles about your topic.

Search in the Admin console

Note: Your Admin console privileges determine what results are shown. 

  1. Sign in to your Google Admin console.

    Sign in using your administrator account (does not end in

  2. In the Admin console search box, enter your search terms.

    Admin console search box.
  3. To narrow your search results, at the top of the list, click a search filter chip, such as Users or Settings
    Note: If you want to read help articles about your topic, click a link under Help articles

Filter search results

You can narrow your search results by clicking a search filter chip, such as Groups, Settings, or Meetings. To learn more about each filter, read the descriptions below. 


You can search for:

  • Name (first name, last name, or partial name)
  • Username (for example, christina@ or pham@)
  • Email alias (for example, chris@)
  • Secondary email address (for example,

Not available in search or search results:

  • Any user alias at a domain alias 

Search autocompletes before @, but does not autocomplete after you enter @. For example, ad autocompletes to admin, but admin@ex does not autocomplete to


You can search for:

  • Group name (full or partial, for example Solarmora Support team)
  • Group address (for example, sales@ or support@)

Not available in search or search results:

  • Group aliases


Results under Features are quick links to specific pages in the Admin console. For example, if you enter Change a password, the results include links to the Password management page. Or, if you want to review daily activity of managed devices, enter Mobile device reports, and you’ll get a direct link to Reportingand thenApps Reportsand thenDevicesand thenMobile


You can search for specific settings in the Admin console, such as Settings for Gmail or Settings for YouTube. Your search results may include services that aren’t currently available.


During a user search, if you want to review the quality of their meetings, click Meetings. The Meet quality tool opens. From there, you can troubleshoot video meetings and identify the root cause issues.

Learn more at Track meeting quality and statistics.

Meetings results in search.

Meeting room hardware

Use the Google Admin console to view, modify, and update settings for Google Meet hardware.

For more information, go to Manage Google Meet hardware.

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