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Google Workspace Admin Login
New to Google Workspace (formally Google Apps) and wondering how you can login into your admin console?
I show you 3 different ways you can login to your Google Workspace admin console so you can get to important things such as
creating users and groups
If you prefer watching I have a step-by-step video for you, otherwise continue reading for instructions.
Super Vs Delegated Admin
When you sign up for Google Workspace, you automatically become the
. And you're able to do anything including deleting the account.
However, you can share responsibility such as with your Google Workspace users whereby you can assign a role or roles to your users. Such a user becomes a
You can as well make another user a super admin which lets them perform all tasks in the admin console
Way I: Manage this domain
One of the 3 ways to get to your Google Workspace admin console is via '
Manage this domain'
Click on the settings icon, then from the drop down menu click on '
Manage this domain
You must be logged in with a Google Workspace account to see that option.
Way II: Via Admin icon
Another way to access Google Workspace admin console is via '
While logged into a Google Workspace Gmail account, click on the dotted square icon on the top-right corner of the page. Then from the list icons, click on '
You may not find the icon in the same position as shown in the screenshot, however you can drag and drop it in the position of convenience.
Way III: Via URL
Another easy way to login to your Google Workspace admin console is to simply type the URL in your browser.
Type the url
in your browser address bar.
If you were previously logged into Google Workspace, you are directly taken to your admin console.
Otherwise, Google will ask you to
login with your Google Workspace admin
username and password.
There you have it!
There you have it. 3 different ways to login to your Google Workspace admin console.
In case you still have problems logging to your Google Workspace admin console, you may want to reset your password and try again.
Make sure you're logging in with a correct Gmail account you signed up with. And not one ending with @gmail.com.
Google Workspace Delegated Administration
Google Workspace administrator
, Google gives you the ability to share your administrative responsibilities with your users a.k.a delegated administration.
You do this by assigning roles to different users. For instance, you can let a user
reset users passwords
Watch the video to learn how you can delegate roles to your users or continue for instructions.
1. Login to admin console
First step is for you to login to your Google Workspace admin console using one of the ways discussed above.
Remember, you must be an admin to be able to assign roles to other users.
2. Search a user
Search for the user you want to assign roles to by typing their username in the search bar.
As you type their username, you should see auto suggestions, just click on the name once it appears as you don't have to type the entire username.
See next step.
3. Click 'show more'
While still on the same page, scroll down the page and click on '
4. Click 'Admin roles and privileges'
Now scroll down the page then click on '
Admin roles and privileges'
As the name suggests, this the option that lets you delegate administrative roles to your users.
5 (a). Manage Roles
You can assign
or create new roles in case you don't find existing roles suiting your use-case.
To assign pre-built roles, click on '
button then see next step.
5 (b). Select roles to assign
From the list of roles, check appropriate role you wish o assign to a user. Then click '
' button to save.
See a detailed description for each role by
clicking on this link
6 (a). Create custom role
If pre-existing roles do not fit your situation, you can create a new role which you can then assign to a user.
To create a custom role, click on '
Create new roles'
6 (b). Name new role
Next click on '
Create a New Role'
button on the left menu
button to continue.
A popup form shows up where you can (1) type a name and (2) a description for the new role you're about to create.
' button to continue.
6 (c). Select previleges
Now you can select privileges that users with this new role will have.
To select a privilege, check the box against the privilage. You can also click on little arrows to expand a set of privileges.
Click save to create new role.
6 (d). Assign new role
Now that you've created your new custom role, you can now assign this role to a user.
Follow through step 5(a) to 5(b) and now you should be able to assign a new role to a user
That is all to it. You can now delegate roles to your Google Workspace users and even better, create your own custom roles tailored just for your use-case.
For questions and comments, please leave them in the comment section below and I'll be glad to help.
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