Method: devices.deviceUsers.clientStates.patch

Updates the client state for the device user

Note: This method is available only to customers who have one of the following SKUs: Enterprise Standard, Enterprise Plus, Enterprise for Education, and Cloud Identity Premium

HTTP request


The URL uses gRPC Transcoding syntax.

Path parameters



Output only. Resource name of the ClientState in format: devices/{device}/deviceUsers/{deviceUser}/clientState/{partner}, where partner corresponds to the partner storing the data. For partners belonging to the "BeyondCorp Alliance", this is the partner ID specified to you by Google.

For all other callers, this is a string of the form: {customer}-suffix, where customer is your customer ID. The suffix is any string the caller specifies. This string will be displayed verbatim in the administration console. This suffix is used in setting up Custom Access Levels in Context-Aware Access.

Your organization's customer ID can be obtained from the URL: GET The id field in the response contains the customer ID starting with the letter 'C'. The customer ID to be used in this API is the string after the letter 'C' (not including 'C')

Query parameters



Optional. Resource name of the customer. If you're using this API for your own organization, use customers/my_customer If you're using this API to manage another organization, use customers/{customer}, where customer is the customer to whom the device belongs.


string (FieldMask format)

Optional. Comma-separated list of fully qualified names of fields to be updated. If not specified, all updatable fields in ClientState are updated.

This is a comma-separated list of fully qualified names of fields. Example: "user.displayName,photo".

Request body

The request body contains an instance of ClientState.

Response body

If successful, the response body contains an instance of Operation.

Authorization scopes

Requires one of the following OAuth scopes:


For more information, see the Authentication Overview.