Groups cheat sheet

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Manage and participate in online discussions with Google Groups.

Get Groups: Web (

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1. Access your groups, or create new ones.

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  1. Switch from public groups to your organization’s groups.
    Note: If you create a new group before switching your organization view, your group will be publicly visible and appear in Google Search results. Make sure you create your groups in the right place.
  2. Search for groups and messages.  Find groups to join or posted information you need.
  3. View groups you’ve joined.
  4. See content you’ve posted.
  5. Create a new group.  Create a Q&A forum for your customers, a mailing list for your team, and more.

My groups page with search bar, discussions, and Create Group option


2. Participate in group discussions.

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  1. Post new topics or questions.
  2. Participate in a discussion.  Click any topic to reply, print discussions, delete messages, and more.

Select from or start topics


3. Manage your groups.

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  1. Change your Groups settings.  Edit membership settings, email subscriptions, update notifications, and more.
  2. Manage selected topics.  Close a topic to replies, delete topics, and more.*
  3. Manage group members.  Invite or directly add new people, change members’ permissions, remove people from the group, and more.*

*Group owners and managers only

Take actions on groups, and manage settings and members

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