How to Unsuspend a Google Workspace User

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

What happens when you restore a suspended Google Workspace user

  • You can unsuspend users to restore access to their accounts.
  • Users will regain access to all data that was in their accounts when they got suspended.

How to restore a suspended Google Workspace user step-by-step with images

Step 1

How To Unsuspend A Google Workspace User - Step 1

Go to the Admin console and click Users or Manage.

Step 2

How To Unsuspend A Google Workspace User - Step 2

If you see the user in the users list, hover over it, select More on the right, and click Reactivate.

Step 3

How To Suspend A Google Workspace User - Step 3

Alternatively, you can type their name or email address in the search bar on top, and click the result suggested below.

Step 4

How To Unsuspend A Google Workspace User - Step 4

Then click the REACTIVATE button on the top right.

Step 5

How To Unsuspend A Google Workspace User - Step 5

If you need to unsuspend multiple users, you can filter the users list for suspended users only. 

Click + Add a filter while looking at the Users list to start.

Step 6

How To Unsuspend A Google Workspace User - Step 6

Select User status.

Step 7

How To Unsuspend A Google Workspace User - Step 7

Check Suspended and click APPLY.

Step 8

How To Unsuspend A Google Workspace User - Step 8

Now you will only see suspended users – hover over one and click More on the right, then select Reactivate.

Step 9

How To Unsuspend A Google Workspace User - Step 9

Click REACTIVATE again to confirm your decision.

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