How to restrict custom template submissions


How can you restrict custom template submissions so you can enable or disable users from adding or submitting templates.


  • Docs
  • Templates
  • Docs editing


  1. In your Admin console.
  2. Go to Menu > Apps > Google Workspace > Drive and Docs > Templates.

    * Requires having the Drive and Docs administrator privilege.

  3. Click Template Gallery submission settings.
  4. Select who can submit templates:
    1. Open: Anyone in your organization can add or remove templates without approval.
    2. Moderated: Admins with the Docs Templates privilege get an email request to approve each new template. The request is closed once any admin responds. Approved templates are added to the custom gallery. Rejected templates can be resubmitted.
    3. Restricted: Only admins with the Docs Templates privilege can submit templates.
  5. Click Save.


User able to submit templates when they should not be able.
User not able to submit templates when they should be able..