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Set which email addresses show in the Directory

As a Directory admin, you can choose to let people in your organization find all of a user’s addresses, only an alias, or only their primary domain addresses.

  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 thenDirectory settings.
  3. Click Sharing settingsand thenContact sharing.
  4. Select which email addresses to show in the Directory:
    • Show all email addresses: Includes the user's primary email address and any alias addresses.
    • Show only secondary and alias email address. If user has a primary email address only, show it: If a user has a secondary email address or an email alias, show only the secondary and alias addresses, not their primary address. 
    • Show only primary email address: Include only the user's primary email address. Don't show alias or secondary email addresses.
    • Show only email addresses in the user's primary domain: If you have a domain alias, show email addresses in the user’s primary domain. Hide addresses from any domain aliases.
  5. Click Save.

Changes can take up to 24 hours but typically happen more quickly. Learn more

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