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Turn Google Groups additional service OFF or ON

This article is for administrators. To manage your own groups, visit the Google Groups help.
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The Google Groups additional service is separate from the Groups for Business core service. 

This service controls whether users can access outside groups from their organization accounts on Google Groups (groups.google.com). Outside groups are any groups outside of your organization, including consumer groups. By default, the Groups additional service is on, but you can turn it off if necessary.

  • On—Users in your organization can access outside groups from their organization accounts.

  • Off—Users in your organization only get to your organization's groups when they're signed in to their organization accounts.

Note: Users can always get to outside groups from accounts outside of your organization.

 

Turn Google Groups additional service OFF or ON

  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 Appsand thenAdditional Google services.

    Additional Google services

  3. Scroll down to Google Groups and click the service name to open its settings page.
  4. Select ON for everyone or OFF for everyone, then click Save.

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