Manage group members

Ban users from groups


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

As a Groups administrator, you can ban people from a group to prevent them participating in that group. When you ban a person from a group, they can see or search for that group but can't be added or invited to join unless you unban them.

Ban people from a group

Banning users requires having the Who can manage members permission.

  1. Sign in to Google Groups.
  2. Click the name of a group.
  3. To ban an existing member:
    1. On the left, click Members.
    2. Point to a member nameand thencheck the box.
    3. Above the list to the right, click Ban member "".
  4. To ban non-members:
    1. In the left panel, click Peopleand thenBanned users.
    2. In the Ban users field, enter names or email addressesand thenclick Ban users.

View banned users or unban users

  1. Sign in to Google Groups.
  2. Click the name of a group.
  3. In the left panel, click Peopleand thenBanned users.
  4. Choose an option:
    • To unban a user, in the user entry on the right, click Un-ban user "".
    • To unban multiple users, check the box next to the userand thenabove the list to the right, click Un-ban user "" .
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