Introduction to the Google Workspace Alert Center

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

What is the Google Workspace alert center

  • By default, Google tries to stay on top of potential issues and other significant events related to your Google Workspace account and alert administrators. 
  • When something like that gets logged, Super Admins are notified by email.
  • Admins can see alert details in the Alert center.

How to see alerts in the Google Workspace alert center step-by-step with images

Step 1

How to access and use the Google Workspace Alert Center - Step 1

In the Google Admin console at, click Security and then select Alert center in the menu on the left.

Step 2

How to access and use the Google Workspace Alert Center - Step 2

You can see a list of alerts here – click them to see more information.

Step 3

How to access and use the Google Workspace Alert Center - Step 3

Clicking an alert takes you to the Alert details page. There are a few things you can do here.

On the left, you can set a severity value, status, assign the alert to someone else so they can review it and submit feedback. You can also remove it by clicking DELETE ALERT.

Step 4

How to access and use the Google Workspace Alert Center - Step 4

Further down below the DELETE ALERT button, you can see more information regarding this type of alert and what generated it.

Step 5

How to access and use the Google Workspace Alert Center - Step 5

There are two sections on the right:

The Key details section provides vital information regarding the alert. It describes the logged event, when it occurred, and who was involved.

The Alert history section is where you can add comments or see when the alert occurred.

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