Manage your subscriptions & global settings

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In Google Groups, your subscription settings determine whether and how you receive email from groups. Global settings let you choose whether to receive notifications and invitations, change your display language, and check your bounce status.

Manage your subscriptions

  1. Sign in to Google Groups.
  2. For the group you want, in the Subscription column, click the Down arrow .
  3. Select from the following:
    • Each email—Messages are sent individually as they’re posted to the group.
    • Digest—Up to 25 complete messages are combined into single emails and sent daily.
    • Abridged—Summaries of up to 150 messages are combined into single emails and sent daily.
    • No email—Messages from the group are not sent.

    To receive abridged summaries or digests of a group’s messages, you must turn on conversation history for the group.

Manage your global settings

  1. Sign in to Google Groups.
  2. At the top right, click Settings and thenGlobal settings.
  3. Review or change your settings:
    • Add/Invite settings—Allow group owners and managers to invite you to join their group, add you directly, or both.
    • Notifications—Get notified if someone assigns a conversation to you.  
    • Display language—Click the link to select a default language for viewing all of your Google Account services, including Groups.
    • Bounce status—See if your email address is flagged to indicate that messages sent to you are bouncing. If so, click the link to remove the bounce status.
  4. Click Save.

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