Create a group

This article is for G Suite administrators. To manage your own groups, visit the Google Groups help.

How do you want to use your group?

Admin console Groups icon

As an email mailing list

Choose this option to:

  • Create a mailing list people can use to email group members
  • Share docs, videos, and other content

Set up an email mailing list

Groups logo

As a web forum 

Choose this option to let members:

  • Participate in interactive online discussions
  • View discussions in email and on

Set up a web forum

To collaborate on tasks or support

Choose this option to:

  • Create an online forum for tracking support tickets or queries
  • Assign topics to members or mark topics as fixed 

Set up a collaborative inbox

Support your users

As a Q&A (question & answer) forum

Choose this option to:

  • Create an online forum for members to ask and answer questions
  • Set up a default template for new questions

Set up a Q&A forum

To turn on other Google services for people in my organization

Choose this option to:

  • Turn on other Google services, such as Drive or YouTube, for a set of users without changing your organizational structure

Turn on other Google services using a group


More help for Groups admins

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