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Is it possible to edit a post in Google Groups?

When posting a new topic in Google Groups, I made a few misleading typos that I wanted to correct, but I couldn't find a way to edit the post. Is it possible to edit a post in Google Groups (in case I ...
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Invite non-domain member to Google Group for Business

I've got a Google Group for Business set up as a collaborative inbox. I've enabled external members: and invited one specific member with the xyz@gmail.com account. They confirmed it, I can see ...
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How to set the display name for group members in Google Groups?

I'm a manager on Google Groups for a group that has about 100 members. I want to be able to edit the display name so I can identify who my users are, instead of "JKL6" for example, which is the ...
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Tag email posts in Google Groups

Is it possible to tag email post in Google Groups? I am able to tag new post that I create but am not seeing the tag option on topics that came in from email.
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Google Groups: Outbox?

I wrote a mail to a group and it is the first time that I post to this group. The post does not show. That's ok, since the first posts get moderated. But I would like to see the text I wrote. Is ...
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How do I deal with Google Group spam pretending to be from Google group?

I have a closed google group that I administrate as the only owner. Only members are allowed to send email to this group. For purposes of this example, let's say it's called "my-group". Normal users ...
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Google Groups: Per Category Permissions

I would like to have separate Categories in my Google group, one for the production team and one for all of the members. The Member should not be able to see posts in the Product Team category. Is ...
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How to make an Administrator in Google Groups that can send email only to a Group

How to create an Admin in Google Groups that can send email to a Google Group. The other members of the Google Group can read the email only and not be able to send to this Google Group. Only Group ...
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Why does Google change my From: header to have “via me” in it?

I have a "Google Apps for Domains" account for a customized domain name, call it mydomain.com. I also have a regular @gmail.com Google account where I do most of my emailing. Long ago I setup a ...
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How can I subscribe to a Google mailing list with a non-Google e-mail address?

Some projects host their mailing lists on Google Groups, like this: http://groups.google.com/group/mojolicious I'm an old-fashioned guy, and I don't like reading mail on the web. I would very much ...
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Google Groups - Limit Sending to larger groups via membership to another group

We're working on migrating to Google Apps from Exchange. We are using Google Groups like a distribution group. The groups are synced with Active Directory. Is there a way to limit who can send to ...
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User trying to join Google Groups is rejected as an existing member when not on the list

I'm an admin for Google Groups list and I'm having a problem where a user is not being allowed to join, with the rejection stating that the person is already a member. When I look at the members ...
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See all my posts across all Google Groups

In the new user interface of Google Groups, how do I see all the posts to the various groups made by me?
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How do I change the interface language in Google Groups?

Today I logged into Google Groups and, to my horror, that the interface language changed to Hebrew, probably because I'm accessing the site from Israel. (I speak Hebrew, but rather not use it on the ...
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How to subscribe to given thread in Google Groups

Despite my best efforts I don't see such action. I googled and I see some posts from around 2011 about this feature, but since then the UI changed, however I hope this feature is still somewhere. So, ...
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Make a private reply without “Private message regarding” in the subject line

I am trying to set up a Google Groups collaborative inbox (I have Google Apps for work) to handle emails from the public to members of a team. While playing around, I found that when I select "reply ...
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Find out the other members of a Google Apps group without admin access

My company uses Google Apps and has a number of email lists (I think they're called groups) e.g. group1@example.com. group1@example.com has me as a member. Is there any way for me to find out who ...
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How to change setting in Google Groups with not gmail email address?

I don't have a gmail address (and I don't need one). I've been invited to a discussion group hosted at Google Groups. I accepted the invitation and now I can receive and send messages to the groups. ...
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Allow someone else on my team to manage my Google Apps groups

I use email Groups to create a single email address that forwards to multiple people on my team. Well, every time I have to create one of these groups, I personally have to log into Google Apps and ...
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Allow Regular Users to Own/Manage Groups in Google Apps Mail

We have numerous groups in our Google Apps domain - most of them are administered by the SysAdmin (who has full privileges) but we want some of them to be administered by other users (who only have ...
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Since Google Apps supports unlimited groups, is it possible to use groups as a substitute for aliases?

Google Apps supports unlimited group email addresses, but only 30 email aliases per user. Does this mean that instead of creating an alias myalias@example.com for michael@example.com, I can just ...
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Delegate Google Apps Account to Group

Is it possible to delegate read-only access to a Google Apps Gmail account to a Google Group? I tried it and got errors. The scenario: I want to set up a departmental read-only common account so that ...
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Gmail not grouping messages with the same subject from Google Groups

I understand that Gmail groups emails together by subject for its conversation view. I get it, I love it. I am a member of a Google Group that receives an email at the same time every day, and these ...
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Send email from Google Group

My company uses Google Apps for Business for our email etc. We use Groups for forward-facing email addresses, e.g. "software@ourdomain.com" which goes to several people. Is it possible to SEND email ...
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Emails pushed into pending in Google Apps Groups

We currently have many Google Apps groups setup internally for local and sometimes external communications within the company. However, recently some groups are blocking certain members’ emails ...
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How to change maximum size of Google Group file attachments?

I looked for this over the net and on support.google.com but found nothing. I've got a Google group and if I send a mail with a size more than 8MB I'll receive a failure message due to max size ...
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How can I automate reporting spam on Google groups?

I'm a member of a particular Google group such as: math. I want to automate the process of clicking on a messsage, either from a certain user or having a subject line such as "books", and then ...
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Allowing non-domain members to view domain-based Google group

We have a domain registered with Google, and I've created a google group within the domain. We have added several non-domain members to the group. Now, these folks can receive emails from the group ...
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Blocking spam in Google Groups for Business

My company is using Google Apps for its email service. We use Google groups for business as shared inboxes for general company enquiries and correspondence, e.g. info@mycompany.com, to which outside ...
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How do we force a group name change to propagate to Google Apps Email accounts?

We changed a google group name from "Old Name" to "New Name", but only new recipients in Gmail for Google Apps see "New Name" when composing an email to the group, or receiving an email from the ...
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Circumvent 25-member import limit for Google Apps for Business / Groups?

I'll be sending out an opt-in email update to a few hundred customers of mine once every couple of weeks or so. I'm thinking of using Google Groups via Google Apps for Business to store the recipient ...
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Allow members of one Google group to post (but not be members of) another group

At my school we have a group for each class in the school, where the owner is the class teacher, and the students are members. We also have a group for all of the teachers. I want any teacher to be ...
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How to trigger resending of Google Group mail messages which failed to deliver?

I signed up to a Google Group with an address of my unreliable mail server which has been down for several days. I see in the post overview that mails have been sent to the list, but not to me. How ...
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Delete entire conversation in Google Groups

Any idea on how do I delete an entire conversation in a Google Group hosted by me? I am able to delete only individual messages. I can't see a link for deleting the entire conversation.
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How do I remove someone from a Google Group without them being notified?

I am the admin for a Google Groups email list via groups.google.com (i.e., not a private Apps domain). I want to remove someone from the email list without them being notified. Is this possible? If so ...
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Where can I change the photo for posting to Google Groups?

Google groups leads me to my Google+ profile, but the picture on Google+ is different from the thumbnail. Where can I change my actual Google Groups picture? See: When I post a new topic and want to ...
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Autoforward from Gmail to Google Group [duplicate]

I own a Google Group and I want to auto-forward some of my e-mails to it. However, when I try to add the Group's e-mail address to my auto-forward list, it says that the confirmation mail has been ...
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Merge two Google Groups together?

I currently have two Google Groups: A and B. Is there any way to merge these two groups together and move all the people in group B into group A? There are some people who are in both groups, so ...
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How to subscribe by email to a Google Groups mailing list with daily-digest option?

I'm setting up a Google Group for use as a mailing list with a non-technical audience. I want to be able to allow them to perform all necessary actions without using anything but their email address. ...
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Initial post to external email address in Google Groups for Business

Ok, so I've set up a Collaborative Inbox on Google Groups for Business. It looks good so far, but one thing I can't seem to figure out: I would like to use it for career@mycompany.com, and one of the ...
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How do I tag a Google Group post that is posted via email?

We have a Google Group that accepts posts via email. Posts can also be tagged. Is there a way to tag posts by including some data in the email? For example mygroup+tag-mytag@googlegroups.com
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How do I accept an invitation to Google Groups sent to my other email address?

The information in this question Choose which Google Account when accessing Google Groups? is no longer current I am signed into Google and in Gmail click a link to an invitation made to another of ...
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Disable skipping of Inbox

I have a google group where we send reports to a larger audience. Anyone from the group can send these reports. We send it not from our individual gmail ids but from groups and unfortunately few of us ...
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Can a Google Group description be public without displaying the topics?

I would like to make the blurb describing my Google Group viewable by the public (not signed into Google) when they go to the homepage of the group, i.e. ...
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Restricting Google Groups Tag Use

Is it possible to restrict the use of specific tags to moderators/admins only in Google Groups (e.g. "status-completed" on Meta Stack Overflow)? I've taken a look at the Google Groups help pages and ...
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Why can't I respond to this Google Groups thread?

I'm in a group and I want to respond to someone, but I can't because the 'respond' arrow is greyed out. Any idea what I can do to respond? This is what I see:
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How do I print out an entire thread in Google Groups?

I want to print out an entire thread in Google Groups. The thread has 40+ responses. How do I do that? Here is the thread: https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/scrumalliance/4DRtljImycY
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Google Groups: “Unable to load pending messages for moderation”. Where to report this bug?

Since 3 days, every time I open the message moderation page of the Google Group I administrate, I can see this message: Unable to load pending messages for moderation Usually this page would list ...
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How to really reply to all in Gmail?

I receive mails through a distribution list (Google Group) from people that do not belong to the list (it's explicitly allowed that they can send us mails without belonging to the group). The problem ...
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Google Groups Email: Reply to author, and let other group members see reply

I'm a Google Groups user, using some paid account to access admin.google.com. I'm able to create e-mail addresses, groups and so on there. What I have done is this: Created e-mail addresses Created ...