Create kiosk delegated admin role

As an administrator, you can use the Admin console to create a custom administrator role for managing devices in kiosk mode. Users you assign to that role can perform admin tasks for devices in kiosk mode but nothing else. Learn more about admin roles.

Note: You can only create a kiosk delegated admin role if your organization purchased a single app Chrome kiosk license.

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

Create the role

  1. Sign in to your Google Admin console.

    Sign in using your administrator account (does not end in

  2. From the Admin console Home page, go to Admin roles.

    To see Admin roles, you might have to click More controls at the bottom. 

  3. Click Create a new role.
  4. Enter a name and description for the role. For example, name the role Kiosk only.
  5. Click Create.
  6. kiosk privileges

    On the Privileges tab, check the box to select which Chrome kiosk privilege you want users with this role to have.

    1. To create a role that manages kiosk settings for an entire organization, go to Services and check Chrome Kiosk.
    2. To manage kiosk settings at organizational unit level, go to Services > Chrome Kiosk and check Manage Kiosk Devices.
      Note: Both privileges give delegated administrators the same permissions.
  7. Click Save.

Next steps: Assign the role to users.

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