Delete a group or stop members from posting

If you're signed in to a work or school account, the options you see might be different. To learn more, contact your administrator.

If you're a group's owner, you can delete it. Deleted groups:

  • Can’t be restored
  • Don't show up in search results
  • Don't show up in the Google Groups directory

As an alternative to deleting a group, you can stop members from posting or viewing conversations. 

Delete a group

Requires the Owner role.

  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.

Stop members from posting to a group

Requires the Owner or Manager role.

  1. Sign in to Google Groups.
  2. Click the name of a group.
  3. On the left, click Group settings.
  4. Under General, go to Who can post and select a setting.
  5. (Optional) To specify who can see messages, under Who can view conversations, select a setting.
  6. Under Posting policies, go to Who can post as group and select a setting.
  7. Click Save changes.

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