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I need to transfer the ownership of a Google business to my ex. When I built the website 8 years ago I used my personal email address. I cannot find a way to transfer to her without her having access to my personal gmail account to take ownership.


Does anyone know how to transfer over to her with giving access to my account. I need to make her owner of the account. I cannot even add her as a user.




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Unable to transfer ownership

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@David B

you definetively  misunderstand or misread  how  ownership transfer  works.


Inviting   your ex  to become  and  to accept the  invite as a  primary owner doesn't include  and doesn't require  to  give her  grant to your Gmail account.


Please reread  this  HC article


If there are still doubts  or  open questions to answer  don't hesitate to ask me.



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