Users: patch

Updates a user using patch semantics. The update method should be used instead, since it also supports patch semantics and has better performance.

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HTTP request



Parameter name Value Description
Path parameters
userKey string Identifies the user in the API request. The value can be the user's primary email address, alias email address, or unique user ID.


This request requires authorization with the following scope:


For more information, see the authentication and authorization page.

Request body

In the request body, supply the relevant portions of a Users resource, according to the rules of patch semantics.


If successful, this method returns a Users resource in the response body.

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