Search for a group, topic or post

Google Groups offers a variety of search terms to help you quickly find groups, topics, or posts. Refer to Search terms for a list of all the search terms you can use.

Searching for a group

To search for a group:

  1. From the Home screen, type a group name area of interest in the search field at the top. For example, type "Lego."
    Tip: Alternatively, you can use the groupname: group search tag to search for groups. For example, groupname: Lego
  2. Press the Enter or return key. A list of groups with the word "Lego" appear followed with a list of posts in public groups.
Note: Searching for groups from within a group only yields a list of posts, not groups.

Searching for a topic or post

To search for a topic or post:

  1. From the Topics screen, type a word or phrase in the search field at the top. For example, type "Lego."
  2. Press the Enter or return key. A list of topics and posts with the word "Lego" appear.