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Access Recovery Information of Users from Google's Admin Console

G Suite Admin Console is indeed built with some strong and well-prepared security features which makes this definitely the most crucial part of the product. In this article we have highlighted how the admin can access the recovery information of any of the users.

Access Recovery Information of Users from Google's Admin Console

Google’s product development team has always been focused on providing optimized and user-friendly services to the end-users. Although, security is one of the major concerns, it is parallely considered in all the Google products including the G Suite Services.

G Suite Admin Console is indeed built with some strong and well-prepared security features which makes this definitely the most crucial part of the product. In this article we have highlighted how the admin can access the recovery information of any of the users.

From G Suite Admin Console, the domain admin can view and even edit the recovery data of the users. This includes information like the phone number and the backup email addresses. Such information is also useful for checking login request and improves the security of the account. Here admins get advantage to make sure if the user's information is accurate and up-to-date, which makes the account more secure.

The above-mentioned facility is available in all editions of G Suite and was added as per the feedback of the customers. Many of the account verification processes have importance of such security and recovery information including the login change. Such ability to the admin ensures that the accounts have more up-to-date and accurate information. This helps the users to easily access their account when it is locked out and create more challenges for insecure login attempts and facilitates the admin to help users who are locked out of their account.



The admin can manage the recovery information by following the below-mentioned instructions -

  • For a user account, go to the Admin Console > Users > Individual User > Security > Recovery Information > Edit. You can edit individual users recovery data directly.

  • For bulk users upload, utilise the bulk upload tool at Admin Console > Users to update in bulk.

  • For API, use Admin SDK and Directory API.

Users can add their recovery information from myaccount.google.com.



Thus we can conclude that this association in Admin panel eventually makes G Suite more reliable and secure as a corporate mailing solution.


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