Transfer ownership of a location

To transfer ownership of an entire account, please follow the steps outlined here.

Only the owner of a location can transfer ownership rights. If you don't have any managers, you must first invite the person to become a manager, then wait for them to accept their invitation.

The person you transfer ownership to must be an existing manager of the location for at least one day.

To change who owns a location:

  1. Visit Google My Business Locations
  2. Click on the location from the location list.
  3. Click Add managers.
  4. Click the dropdown arrow on the card of the person and select Transfer ownership to _name of user_.

When you transfer ownership to someone else, you will automatically become a manager of the location. The transfer of ownership happens immediately--no confirmation is necessary from the new owner.

Switching ownership of the location does not switch the ownership of other Google services linked to the location.

Tip: If your organization expects to receive lots of requests to manage locations, you may want to set up an internal process to collect the names and locations of these managers and add them in a single session rather than responding to requests as you receive them.

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