Mark groups and posts as favorites

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You can mark groups and messages as favorites to make them easy to find. Favorite groups appear in the Favorites list on the left menu.

Favorites are account-specific. When you mark an item as a favorite, it appears as a favorite in your account only. It doesn't appear as a favorite for anyone else. 

Using new Groups

  1. Sign in to Google Groups.
  2. To mark a group as a favorite, choose an option:
    • On the far right of the group entry, click the star.
    • Click a groupand thento the left of the group name, click the star.
      The group is added to your Favorite groups list in the left menu. If you use Groups with more than one domain, the group appears under its domain name on the left. You can also create folders to organize your favorite groups.
  3. To remove a group from your Favorites list, choose an option:
    • On the far right of the group entry, click the star.
    • Click a groupand thento the left of the group name, click the star.
    • In the left panel, click Favorite groups or the domain name. Point to the group nameand thenclick More""and thenUnfavorite group.
  4. To mark a message as a favorite, in the left panel, click Conversationsand thenchoose an option:
    • On the far right of a conversation entry, click the star. This marks the first message in the conversation as a favorite.
    • Click a conversationand thenon the far right of a message, click the star. 
  5. To remove the message from your Favorites list, click the star again. If you do this for a conversation, it removes all messages in the conversation as favorites.

Using classic Groups

  1. Sign in to Google Groups.
  2. Click My groups.
  3. To mark a group as a favorite, choose an option:
    • To the left of the group name, click the Star "".
    • Click the groupand thenbelow the group name, click the Star "". This option appears only if you have permission to view conversations.

    The group is added to your Favorites list in the left menu.

  4. To remove the group from your Favorites list, choose an option:
    • To the left of or below the group name, click the Star .
    • In the left panel, click Favorites. Point to the group nameand thenclick the Down arrow""and thenRemove from favorites.
  5. To mark a post as a favorite, open a topic, then, to the left of the title of the post, click the Star ""

    Favorite messages appear in the Starred section of the left menu

  6. To remove the post from your Favorites list, click the Star .

Note: To quickly add or remove multiple topics and posts as favorites: Click the group and thenin the upper right, next to About, click the Down arrow""  and then select Compact list view. To the left of the relevant topics, click the Star "". This marks the topic and the first post in the topic as favorites.

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