Account / Client / start_primary_email_update



Starts the process to update the primary email address for the specified account.

See also: AWS API Documentation

Request Syntax

response = client.start_primary_email_update(
  • AccountId (string) –


    Specifies the 12-digit account ID number of the Amazon Web Services account that you want to access or modify with this operation. To use this parameter, the caller must be an identity in the organization’s management account or a delegated administrator account. The specified account ID must be a member account in the same organization. The organization must have all features enabled, and the organization must have trusted access enabled for the Account Management service, and optionally a delegated admin account assigned.

    This operation can only be called from the management account or the delegated administrator account of an organization for a member account.


    The management account can’t specify its own AccountId.

  • PrimaryEmail (string) –


    The new primary email address (also known as the root user email address) to use in the specified account.

Return type:



Response Syntax

    'Status': 'PENDING'|'ACCEPTED'

Response Structure

  • (dict) –

    • Status (string) –

      The status of the primary email update request.


  • Account.Client.exceptions.ResourceNotFoundException

  • Account.Client.exceptions.ValidationException

  • Account.Client.exceptions.ConflictException

  • Account.Client.exceptions.AccessDeniedException

  • Account.Client.exceptions.TooManyRequestsException

  • Account.Client.exceptions.InternalServerException