Delete a group from your organization

This page is for administrators. To manage groups for your own account, visit Google Groups help.

As a Groups administrator, you can delete any group in your organization, whether or not you created the group. When you delete a group, the group can't be restored. Members don't have access to files or anything else shared in the group. Also, messages sent to the group's address are not delivered.

Where can I do this? You can delete groups either in your Admin console or using Google Groups. 

Delete a group

Using the Admin console

  1. Sign in to your Google Admin console.

    Sign in using your administrator account (does not end in

  2. In the Admin console, go to Menu and then Directoryand thenGroups.
  3. To delete a single group:
    1. Point to the group you want to delete and click Moreand thenDelete group.
    2. Click Delete group.
  4. To delete multiple groups:
    1. Check the boxes next to the groups you want to delete.
    2. At the top, click Delete groupsand thenDelete groups.

Using Google Groups

Requires turning on Groups for Business

People in your organization who are group owners can also delete their groups using Google Groups.

  1. Sign in to Google Groups.
  2. Click the name of a group.
  3. On the left, click Group settingsand thenDelete group.
  4. Click Delete group.
  5. Click OK to confirm.


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