Add users to groups

You can add users to groups that you, other administrators, or users have created for your organization. You just need the name or email address of one or more groups to get started. Learn more about creating a group

Add or remove a user to or from groups

  1. Sign in to your Google Admin console.

    Sign in using your administrator account (does not end in @gmail.com).

  2. From the Admin console Home page, go to Users.
  3. In the Users list, find the user. If you need help, see Find a user account.
  4. Click the user’s name to open their account page.
  5. Click Groups.

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  6. Click Add Add.
  7. Search for a group by entering the first few character of its name or email address. When you see the group you want, select it.
  8. (Optional) Select more groups to add the user to.
  9. When you finish selecting groups, click Add.
  10. (Optional) To change a user’s role in a group:
    1. Under Role, click the Down arrow Down Arrow.
    2. Assign the new role.
    3. Click Save.
  11. (Optional) To remove this user from a group, hover over the row for the group and click Remove.

    Or to remove the user from multiple groups, check those boxes, and click Remove.

  12. (Optional) To return to the user’s account page, at the top right, click the Up arrow Up arrow .

Add multiple users to a group

  1. Sign in to your Google Admin console.

    Sign in using your administrator account (does not end in @gmail.com).

  2. From the Admin console Home page, go to Users.
  3. In the list, check the box for each user you want to add to groups.

    Tip: If all users belong to the same organizational unit, select it on the right to find the users more easily. (You might need to click Open at the upper left to see the organizational tree.) Or, if the users are in different organizations, on the left, select Users from all organizational units.

  4. Click Add selected users to groups Add user to group.

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  5. Search for a group by entering the first few character of its name or email address. When you see the group you want, select it.
  6. (Optional) Select more groups to add the users to.
  7. When you finish selecting groups, click Add.

Want to add all users in your organization to a group? For details, see Add all users to a group.

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