Using the Search Feature in the Google Workspace Admin Console:
Quickly Find Users, Aliases or Groups

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

To perform specific actions in the Admin console, you sometimes need to locate an existing email address quickly. Email addresses may be users, aliases, groups, or group aliases.

The fastest way to find a user, alias, or group, is via the search bar on top of the Admin console.

How to quickly find a user, alias, or group in the Admin console step-by-step with images

Step 1

How To Quickly Find A User In The Google Workspace Admin Console - Step 1

For example, you can type a user account’s name or email address in the search bar on top of the Admin console. Click the result when suggested below.

Step 2

How To Quickly Find A User In The Google Workspace Admin Console - Step 2

Suppose you don’t click any result and just press the Enter key on your keyboard. In that case, you will see all search results, including Aliases, Groups, and Settings. Note that Group aliases can not be found by the search.

Step 3

How To Quickly Find A User In The Google Workspace Admin Console - Step 3

Clicking a user in the search results takes you to the page to manage settings and information related to their account.

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