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Managing Google Groups

Google Groups are similar to the Distribution Lists feature previously used in Microsoft Exchange. Owners of a Google Group can manage members through Google Mail web interface.

Adding Members
From Google Mail, click Groups link located on the top left.
Select a Google Group for which you are a manager.
You can add a new member by clicking the Invite Members link located on the right of the page.
Click the Add members directly link.
Begin typing the first name, last name, or email address of a member you wish to add into the Enter email address to add as members text box. Google will start auto-completing accounts. Click the account for which you wish to add. Repeat this step for each member you wish.
Optionally, you way compose a welcome message by typing it into the Write a welcome messages text box.
Uncheck the Send email to new members notifying them that they have been added option if you do not wish to send a welcome message.
Click the Add members button.

Removing Members
From Google Mail, click Groups link located on the top left.
Select a Google Group for which you are a manager.
You can manage existing members by clicking the Management Tasks link located on the right of the page.
Check the check box for the members you wish to remove.
Click the Set membership type drop-down menu, then select Unsubscribe.
Click the OK button.

Assigning Management Permissions
You can allow additional users the ability to manage a group for which you own.
From Google Mail, click Groups link located on the top left.
Select a Google Group for which you are a manager.
You can manage existing members by clicking the Management Tasks link located on the right of the page.
Check the check box for the members you wish to remove.
Click the Set membership type drop-down menu, then select Manager.
Click the OK button.




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