Create admin role to manage kiosks

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 an admin role to manage kiosks if your organization subscribes to the Chrome Kiosk service.

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. On the Privileges tab, check the box to select the privilege you want users with this role to have.
    • Services and then Chrome Kiosk and then Settings—Manage kiosks for your entire organization.
    • Services and then Chrome Kiosk and then Settings and then Manage Chrome devices—Manage kiosks for individual organizational units.
  7. Click Save.

Next steps: Assign the role to users.

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