No Google+ For Admin?

When I log in to my company's google account as admin I don't have a G+ option but when I log in to the company as a non-admin I do.  Why is that?

Thanks in advance!
Bob SchneiderCo-OwnerAsked:
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Devin BeckerIdentity Management and SecurityCommented:
Bob.

Where are you looking for Google + from?  I am admin in our GSuite portal and can see it by going to https://google.com and clicking on the 3x3 squares next to my user profile image.

Have you tried doing this and scrolling down/clicking more?

Let me know what you find,

EDIT: if I am on the https://admin.google.com webpage, I will not have Google + in that list.

Devin Becker
DevOps Associate @ EE

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Devin BeckerIdentity Management and SecurityCommented:
Bob,

After some quick reading, it seems that the Google Plus service is due to be shutdown in April of this year. It is possible(not saying this is the case, however) that they are slowly phasing the product out by removing some points of access.

Here is an article explaining some of the shutdown and reasons for it. Again, your problem may not be caused by this, but it would not surprise me if this was the case and they're slowly phasing it out and removing links to it.

Also, I'm fairly certain that the default Google Admin policies don't automatically create Google + accounts, but that shouldn't affect your ability to access the service.

Hopefully this helps you out,

Devin Becker
DevOps Associate @ EE
Scott FellDeveloper & EE ModeratorCommented:
Google plus is shutting down. But you can still get to it. Logged in as a gsuite admin I can use the front end https://plus.google.com/u/0/  and that is because on the back end I have it on for everyone. Check that in the admin panel, go to Apps then G Suite and you will be at this page, https://admin.google.com/ac/appslist/core.  Mine shows "on for everyone".  Clicking on it you can get to options.

What purpose are you using g+ for?
Bob SchneiderCo-OwnerAuthor Commented:
Thanks all!  We are a small private school and one of our organizations has "hubs" that we use.  These hubs require Google +.  I was able to set our users up so that we can still access these hubs (since I think Google + is only going away for consumers, not organizations?).  When I log in under our organization as a user I see Google + but when I log in as admin I do not.  Just wondering why?  I don't need to see it as an admin...I was just wondering why I couldn't.

If this is as it should be, thanks so much for your input.  If it looks like I am missing something, your continued support would be much appreciated.
Scott FellDeveloper & EE ModeratorCommented:
Right, are you talking about communities? https://plus.google.com/communities

Is it possible your admin account is not part of the community or group but your other account is?  We don't use this feature and just played with it a bit.
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