How to Change a Google Workspace User’s Password

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

What happens after you reset a Google Workspace user’s password

They get signed out of all active sessions. To continue using services, the user needs to:

How to reset a Google Workspace user’s password step-by-step with images

Follow these steps to reset a user’s password.

Step 1

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At Google Admin https://admin.google.com, click Users or Manage.

Step 2

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Hover over the user and click Reset password.

Step 3

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Two password reset options

Two options here: Automatically generate a password, or Create password – click the second one to specify the new password yourself.

Optionally, you can check the Ask user to change their password when they sign in box to force them to change their password the next time they log in to their account.

Click RESET.

Step 4

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You can click the eye icon to the right of the password to see it or click COPY PASSWORD to copy it and then be able to paste it somewhere else.

​To send an email with the new user’s login info to someone, click EMAIL PASSWORD.

Another way to reset a user's password:

Step 1

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

Step 2

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Then on the top left, click RESET PASSWORD.

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