How to Enable or Disable Additional Google Services

Quick and easy-to-follow guide for Google Workspace administrators

Which are the additional Google services

  • Other than the core Google Workspace services listed here, your users can access additional Google services, such as YouTube and Google Maps.
  • You can disable users’ access to any additional Google service.

Additional Google services support coverage

  • Note that Google Workspace Support does not cover additional Google services.

What happens when you turn off additional Google services

  • Disabled services can not be accessed, but any user data previously available there will still be there if you choose to re-enable them.
  • For example, turning off YouTube won’t delete any data, but users will be unable to sign in to it.

How to enable or disable access to additional Google services step-by-step with images

Step 1

How To Enable Or Disable Additional Google Services in Google Workspace - Step 1

In the Admin console at https://admin.google.com click the Apps icon.

Step 2

How To Enable Or Disable Additional Google Services in Google Workspace - Step 2

Select Additional Google services.

Step 3

How To Enable Or Disable Additional Google Services in Google Workspace - Step 3

To control service access only for specific users

Under Organizational Units, select the OU with the users whose service access you want to enable or disable. The same updates will apply to all sub-OUs under the OU you choose.

By default, if you don’t select an OU, you will add your setting to the top OU, named after your domain. This way, you will apply changes to all users in your account.

You can search for an OU to find it faster if you have a large OU structure.

If you’re not familiar with OUs, click here.

Step 4

How To Enable Or Disable Additional Google Services in Google Workspace - Step 4

Check the box to the left of services and click OFF on the top right to disable them.

Step 5

How To Enable Or Disable Additional Google Services in Google Workspace - Step 5

Click TURN OFF to confirm the changes. Note that it can take up to 24 hours for the service to get disabled for all users.

Step 6

How To Enable Or Disable Additional Google Services in Google Workspace - Step 6

When a service is disabled, you will see OFF under the Service Status column.

Step 7

How To Enable Or Disable Additional Google Services in Google Workspace - Step 7

To re-enable services, check the box to their left and click ON.

Step 8

How To Enable Or Disable Additional Google Services in Google Workspace - Step 8

Click TURN ON to confirm. Note that it can take up to 24 hours for the service to get enabled for all users.

There are even more additional services not listed here. There is no option to enable or disable them one by one yet.

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