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Remove ​Google Workspace​ administrator privileges

You can remove a user’s admin privileges and return their account to normal user status. The user can continue to use their other Google Workspace services, but won’t have access to the Admin console.

Remove admin privileges (keeps user's account)

You must be signed in as a super administrator for this task.

  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 Directoryand thenUsers.
  3. Click the user's name (the admin whose privileges you wish to revoke) to open their account page.
  4. Click Admin roles and privileges.

    Points out Administrative roles link.
  5. Click the slider  to revoke a role.
  6. At the bottom of the section, click Save.
    You’ll see a brief pop-up confirmation message that the role has been updated, and admins will receive a confirmation email.

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