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Create & manage a group on Google Pay

Google Pay now allows you to create a group to chat with multiple people at once.

Create a group

From the discovery page

Important: The group creator is the default group admin.
  1. On your device, open Google Pay .
  2. Under "People," tap Add Add and then Create group.
  3. Select the contacts you want to add. You can add up to 100 members.
  4. Tap Done.

From the chat page

Important: The group creator is the default group admin.
  1. On your device, open Google Pay .
  2. In the top right, tap More More and then Start a group chat.
  3. Select the contacts you want to add. You can add up to 100 members.
  4. Tap Done.

Manage a group

Edit the group name

Important: Any group member can edit the group name. The group name is visible to all members.
  1. On your device, open Google Pay .
  2. Go to the group you want to edit.
  3. In the top right, tap More   More and then Group Settings.
    • You can also tap the group conversation app bar and then Group Settings.
  4. Tap the current group name.
  5. Enter a new group name of up to 20 characters. 

Add group members

Important: Groups can have up to 100 members.

Invite your contacts

  1. On your device, open Google Pay .
  2. Go to the group chat you want to add members to.
  3. In the top right, tap More  More and then Group Settings.
    • You can also tap the group conversation app bar and then Group Settings.
  4. At the top, in the group members section, tap Add Add.
  5. Select the contacts you want to invite.
  6. Tap Done.

Invite by link

  1. On your device, open Google Pay .
  2. Go to the group chat you want to add members to.
  3. In the top right, tap More More and then Group Settings and then Invite people by link.
    • You can also tap the group conversation app bar and then Group Settings and then Invite people by link.
  4. Select an invite option:
    • To copy the invite link to your clipboard, tap Copy link.
    • To share the invite link via WhatsApp, Messenger, Twitter, or Facebook, tap Share link.
    • To reset an expired invite link, tap Reset link.

Remove group members

Important: Only the group admin can remove group members.
  1. On your device, open Google Pay .
  2. Go to the group chat you want to remove members from.
  3. In the top right, tap More More and then Group Settings.
    • You can also tap the group conversation app bar and then Group Settings.
  4. At the top, in the group members section, tap Remove .
  5. Select the contacts you want to remove.
  6. Tap Done and then Yes.

Leave a group

Important: After you leave a group, the chat history is removed. If the admin leaves the group, the second person to join is the new admin.
  1. On your device, open Google Pay .
  2. Go to the group you want to leave.
  3. In the top right, tap More More and then Group Settings and then Leave group.
    • You can also tap the group conversation app bar and then Group Settings and then Leave group.

Turn off notifications for a group

  1. On your device, open Google Pay .
  2. Go to the group you want to mute.
  3. In the top right, tap More More and then Group Settings and then Notifications.
    • You can also tap the group conversation app bar and then Group Settings and then Notifications.
  4. Turn Notifications off.

Turn off notifications for all messages

  1. On your device, open Google Pay .
  2. Go to Settings and thenNotifications.
  3. Turn Notifications off. This controls both private and group chat messages.

Report an issue

  1. On your device, open Google Pay .
  2. Select the group that you want to report the issue.
  3. In the top right, tap More More and then Report group and then Report.
Note: Please note that Google Pay will review the group and its recent messages for spam and other activity.
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