How to delegate access to a Gmail account


As an administrator you want to enable email delegation.


  • Gmail
  • Google Admin console


  1. Sign in to the Admin console.
  2. Navigate to Apps > Google Workspace > Gmail > User settings > Mail delegation.
  3. Check the Let users delegate access to their mailbox to other users in the domain box.
  4. Save changes. Changes can take up to 24 hours.
  5. Sign in to Gmail.
  6. In the top right, click Settings > See all settings.
  7. Click the Accounts and Import or Accounts tab.
  8. In the Grant access to your account section, click Add another account.
  9. Enter the email address of the person you want to add.