Manage your Brand Account

You can set up and manage an account specifically for your brand. You can use certain services with it, like Google+ and YouTube, to create an online presence.

Important: If you delete a Google My Business listing, you’ll also delete the account connected to it.

How Brand Accounts work

How Brand Accounts differ from regular Google Accounts

You and others can jointly manage a Brand Account through your own Google Accounts. You won’t need a separate username or password. Your account can have multiple owners and managers.

Google services that support Brand Accounts

You can use certain services with your account, like Google+, Google Photos, and YouTube. You'll be able to communicate, connect, and share info with customers and fans with your Brand Account.

To manage who can see and interact with your content, you can adjust your settings for each service.

Create a Brand Account

You can create an account for your business or brand on one of these services:

View your Brand Accounts

You can see all of your Brand Accounts, and switch between them.

See your accounts

  1. On your computer, open a web browser, like Chrome or Safari.
  2. Go to the Brand Accounts section of your Google Account.
  3. Under "Your Brand Accounts," choose an account.

Switch between accounts

  1. On your computer, open a web browser, like Chrome or Safari.
  2. Go to the Google service you want to use, like Google+.
  3. On the top right, click on your account picture and then All your Brand Accounts.
  4. Choose the account you'd like to use.
    • If your account doesn't show up, the service might not support Brand Accounts.

Make changes to your accounts

Edit basic information

You can add, change, or remove basic info about your business or brand. Changes you make take effect across Google services.

  1. On your computer, open a web browser, like Chrome or Safari.
  2. Go to Brand Accounts section of your Google Account.
  3. Choose the account you want to edit.
  4. Click Edit account info.
  5. In the section you want to change, click Edit Edit.
    • Optional: At the bottom right, you might see Add info Add info. You can click it to add more info to your account.
  6. Add, change, or remove the info you want.

Learn how to control what info gets shared.

Change who manages an account

If you own a Brand Account, you can add people to help manage it. You can decide how much control each person has over the account.

Learn how to add new managers to an account.

Choose when you get emails
  1. On your computer, open a web browser, like Chrome or Safari.
  2. Go to the Brand Accounts section of your Google Account.
  3. Click Email preferences.
  4. Change when you're notified about your accounts. Your changes will save automatically.

Delete or restore an account

You can only delete a Brand Account if you own it. If you delete the account, all of its content will be removed across all Google services.

Note: If your page is linked to a Google My Business account, you can’t delete it.

Delete an account
  1. On your computer, open a web browser, like Chrome or Safari.
  2. Go to the Brand Accounts section of your Google Account.
  3. Choose the account you want to delete.
  4. Click Delete account.
  5. Enter your password.
  6. Read the information carefully and agree to the terms.
  7. Click Delete account.
Restore an account

If you recently deleted your account, you may be able to recover it.

  1. On your computer, open a web browser, like Chrome or Safari.
  2. Go to the Brand Accounts section of your Google Account.
  3. Click Deleted accounts.
  4. Next to the account you want to restore, click Restore this Brand Account Restore this Brand Account. The restored account will show up in your list of Brand Accounts.
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