How to Assign a G Suite Admin Super Admin Role to a User

Super admins have complete control of a G Suite account and they are usually in charge of an organization’s business data stored on Google Drive. Depending upon the size of the company, there can be just one super admin or multiple super admins. If you are a G Suite super admin who is currently tasked to assign a super admin role to another G Suite user, simply follow these steps.


  • G Suite super admin login credentials
  • At least one G Suite user to whom super admin role can be assigned

Step 1: Sign to Google Admin Console

Login to the G Suite admin console at Besides, you can simply log in to the Google account and can access the admin console from there. Note that you must be a super admin in order to assign the super admin role to another user.

Google Sign in

Step 2: Access Users’ List from the Admin Console

Click on the user’s icon from the list of all available options from the admin console. This will redirect to the users page where you can view, edit, and delete the existing users.

Access Users’ List

Step 3: Select a User to Be Made G Suite Super Admin

In this page, you will find the list of all users created under your company’s G Suite account. Search and find the user to whom you wish to grand the super admin access.

G Suite Super Admin

Step 4:  Click on Admin Roles and Privileges

Upon clicking on the user, you will be redirected to a page where you can manage them. Scroll down a bit to find the Admin Roles and Privileges section. You need to click on the Assign Roles link as seen in the image.


Step 5: Toggle the Super Admin Option

You will be shown a list of all admin options upon clicking on the Admin Roles and Privileges link. Since you want to assign a super admin role, just toggle the Super Admin switch to Enabled. If you wish to make the user a group admin or other admin, just toggle the selective options. 

Super Admin Option

Step 6: Verify the Super Admin Status

If you successfully assigned the role, the super admin toggle will be highlighted with a message shown as Assigned.

Verify Super Admin Status

Step 7:  Super Admin is Assigned

The super admin role has been successfully assigned.

Super Admin is Assigned

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