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Add people to your group

You can add someone to your group in three ways:

  • Invite someone via email

  • Add someone without getting their approval

  • Approve people who applied to join

Invite people to your group

  1. Sign in to Google Groups.

  2. Click My Groups.

  3. Choose a group.

  4. Near the top right, click Manage.

  5. On the left, click Members and then Invite members.

  6. Enter the email addresses of people to invite.

    • Optional: Enter text in the "Write an invitation message" field.

  7. Click Send invites.

To change pending invitations, click Members and then Join requests. Click Resend invitation or Revoke invitation.

Add members to your Group

You can directly add up to 10 people to your Group at once. Only 25 people can be directly added to a Group.

  1. Sign in to Google Groups.

  2. Click My Groups.

  3. Choose a group.

  4. Near the top right, click Manage.

  5. On the left, click Members and then Direct add members.

  6. Enter the email addresses of the people to add.

  7. Enter a welcome message.

  8. Set how members will get email from the group.

  9. Click Add.

Accept requests to join your Group

You can view requests to join your group and accept or deny them on an individual basis.

  1. Sign in to Google Groups.

  2. Click My Groups.

  3. Choose a group.

  4. Near the top right, click Manage.

  5. On the left, click Members and then Join requests.

  6. Check the box next to the person who wishes to join your group. Click Approve applicant or Reject applicant.

View all members of a group

You can view all members, including members who have been banned.

  1. Sign in to Google Groups.

  2. Click My Groups.

  3. Choose a group.

  4. Near the top right, click Manage. To see a list of current members, on the left, click Members and then All members. To see a list of all banned members, click Members and then Banned.

  5. To search by role, whether members are banned, and other features, use the search bar on the "Group Members" page. You need the "View members permission" to search by role.

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