Manage groups from an iOS device

Currently only available for super administrators.

With Google Groups, you and your team can send email messages and meeting invitations, as well as share documents, using a single group address.

When you add a user to a group, you can easily assign them a role: owner, manager, or member. Their role determines what they can do in the group.

Manage groups

Create a new group
  1. Open the Google Admin app Google Admin. Set up now.
  2. If necessary, tap Menu Menu and then the Down arrow Down Arrow to switch to your super administrator account.
  3. Tap Menu Menu and then Groups.
  4. Tap Add Add and enter the following details:
    • A name for the group. For details about permitted group names, see these guidelines.
    • An email id (email address) for your new group. If your organization's G Suite account has multiple domains, select the appropriate domain from the list.
    • (Optional) Add a description about the purpose of your group. This information helps users decide whether or not they should join. You can add anything, including information about who should join and the types of messages you send as well as links to FAQs.
  5. Tap Done Done.
Edit groups details

You can edit any group in your domain to change its name, email address, or description.

  1. Open the Google Admin app Google Admin. Set up now.
  2. If necessary, tap Menu Menu and then the Down arrow Down Arrow to switch to your super administrator account.
  3. Tap Menu Menu and then Groups.
  4. Tap the name of the group you want to edit.
  5. Tap More More and then Edit to make any changes.
  6. Tap Done Done.
Delete a group
  1. Open the Google Admin app Google Admin. Set up now.
  2. If necessary, tap Menu Menu and then the Down arrow Down Arrow to switch to your super administrator account.
  3. Tap Menu Menu and then Groups.
  4. Tap the circle image of the group that you want to delete.
  5. Tap Delete Delete and then Delete group to confirm.

Manage group membership

Add members to a group

You can add members individually or add all members of another group.

  1. Open the Google Admin app Google Admin. Set up now.
  2. If necessary, tap Menu Menu and then the Down arrow Down Arrow to switch to your super administrator account.
  3. Tap Menu Menu and then Groups.
  4. Tap the group where you want to add users.
  5. Tap Add user Add user and choose an option:
    • To add G Suite users, tap Existing user and select the user. Then tap Member and assign a role.
    • To add a group, tap Groups and select any group you want to add.
    • To add non-G Suite users, tap External user and enter their email addresses. Then, tap Member and assign a role.
  6. Tap Done Done.
Change a member’s role
  1. Open the Google Admin app Google Admin. Set up now.
  2. If necessary, tap Menu Menu and then the Down arrow Down Arrow to switch to your super administrator account.
  3. Tap Menu Menu and then Groups.
  4. Tap the name of the group.
  5. Tap the circle image (photo or letter—not the user’s name) of the user whose role you want to change.
  6. Tap Role Role and tap a new role for the user.
  7. Tap Assign role.
Remove a user or group
  1. Open the Google Admin app Google Admin. Set up now.
  2. If necessary, tap Menu Menu and then the Down arrow Down Arrow to switch to your super administrator account.
  3. Tap Menu Menu and then Groups.
  4. Tap the name of the group where you want to remove a user or group.
  5. Tap the circle image (photo or latter) of the user or group you want to remove.
  6. Tap Remove Remove and then Remove to confirm.
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