Method: projects.locations.queues.pause

Pauses the queue.

If a queue is paused then the system will stop dispatching tasks until the queue is resumed via queues.resume. Tasks can still be added when the queue is paused. A queue is paused if its state is PAUSED.

HTTP request


The URL uses gRPC Transcoding syntax.

Path parameters



Required. The queue name. For example: projects/PROJECT_ID/location/LOCATION_ID/queues/QUEUE_ID

Authorization requires the following IAM permission on the specified resource name:

  • cloudtasks.queues.pause

Request body

The request body must be empty.

Response body

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

Authorization scopes

Requires one of the following OAuth scopes:


For more information, see the Authentication Overview.