Show or hide groups in the Groups directory

This feature requires turning on Google Groups for Business.

The Groups directory is a browsable listing of all the groups in your G Suite account. Group members can always see the groups they belong to in the directory. As a G Suite Groups administrator, however, you can control whether the group is visible to non-members. 

  1. Sign in to your Google Admin console.

    Sign in using your administrator account (does not end in

  2. From the Admin console Home page, go to Groups.

    To see Groups, you might have to click More controls at the bottom.

  3. Point to a group, and click Edit settings.

  4. At the bottom of the page, click advanced settings. You’re taken to the group's permissions page in Google Groups.
  5. In the menu at the left, go to Informationand thenGroup visibility.
  6. Select an option from the list, then click Save. The options available here depend on your organization's Groups for Business settings.

Note: It can take up to 48 hours for a group to appear in the directory after the List this group in the directory setting has been enabled.

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