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Gmail Group - Not getting forward verification from Gmail

I need to forward emails from one Gmail account to 4 people. I understand that I need to start a google group to which I forward Gmail mail. I've done that, and attempted to add the Google group as ...
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Delete Google Group posts by age

I am looking into using a Google group collaborative inbox for unsolicited resumes (in Europe). One important requirement for companies managing resumes, is that they should be deleted after some X ...
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Google group has an invisible member

I have set up a new google group, and the members mostly have non-Google email addresses. This is causing me a lot of trouble. Two users have tried to view the group by creating a google account ...
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G Suite Collaborative Inbox features from within Gmail

Hullo! I think G Suite/Google Group's Collaborative Inbox offers some features that would be great for my organization. But I also think the fact that there is a user portal that is separate from ...
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Google Groups requires posts to select a category from each category group?

Let's say I have the categories below: General Discussion Art Music Unrelated Memes When I create a new post, it REQUIRES me to choose one category from each group. Is this behavior configurable?...
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How to delete messages in Google Groups

Am new to groups and wondering how to delete messages that I've read or am not interested in seeing again.
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How do I display a topic at the top of the messages in a google group?

How do I display a topic at the top of the messages in a google group? The action menu used to include an item for it.
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What is the effect of changing a Google Group email address - ie, the group address, not my subscription address!

I would like to change the email address of a Google Group that I own. When I set the group up I chose a long prefix, i.e., longemailprefix@googlegroups.com And I would like to change it to ...
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Admin setting to ensure email responses to a discussion are sent to the whole group

I want to ensure all email replies are sent back to the whole group, so I have: Settings > Email Options > Post replies = "To the entire group" BUT it's not working! I'm getting the responses ...
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Why is Google groups refusing to add a g-suite address?

A friend is trying to make me a member of a google group, but he's receiving an error message saying: "One person has decided to opt out of being directly added to groups". My address is a G-suite e-...
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Google Groups SPAM despite G Suite approval list

We have a Google Group that accepts email from any external address. It's important that we receive legitimate emails sent to that group in a timely fashion but we just encountered another example of ...
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Google Groups Collaborative Inbox: Reply to author and cc Group in web UI

I think the author of this question is trying to do what I'm doing. But the wording there isn't explicit about replying to author and cc'ing the group in the web UI. So I'm asking a separate question ...
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Aliases in Google Groups

Can I create aliases and em addresses in plain Google Groups (without using the G Suite) If not, how can I achieve the same objective of creating em addresses for "help", "support" or "info" ...
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How can I forward Craigslist Auto-Alerts to a Google Groups email?

I am searching for a housing with five+ friends. I'd like my automatic craigslist housing alert emails to be forwarded to a group email so everyone can see the same listing at the same time and ...
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Allowing anyone on the web to join a Google Group

I have a Google Group set up as part of the Google Suite (basic account). When creating the Google Group, I set the "Join the Group" permission to "Anyone on the web". How do people now join the ...
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What does Google Group Posting option “Allow users to post to the group on the web” do?

In setting up groups, I am not sure what "post to the group on the web" allows the teams to do? What would be an example?
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Undo “post and always allow future posts”

I accidentally clicked the post and always allow future messages from author, can I undo that?
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Google groups show unread counts is not longer working for me

Google groups is failing to display the number of unread messages in each group next to the group. This feature stopped working for me a few months ago. I thought perhaps I had met some limit on ...
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Google groups member name no longer allows special characters

Until recently I was able to include our member’s lot number in the member name by enclosing in double quotes: “103.08 Jane Jones” This now shows the double quotes in the name. How do I now add ...
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Posting to Google Groups via E-mail - Error if attachments exceed 25MB in total

My understanding with the May 2019 changes the Google Groups posting size was increasing from 8MB to 25MB. When posting by email I am receiving an 8MB size limit error. Is there a parameter I need ...
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Google groups - Is it possible to subscribe to all topics with a given tag/category?

Is it possible to subscribe to all topics with a given tag/category in Google groups? or at least make a Gmail filter to receive updates from only specific categories/tags?
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How to search Google Groups for keywords

I went to https://groups.google.com and searched for boot ring seat, looking for a specific Usenet message that I know has those three words in it. No results. All right, I thought, maybe I'm ...
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Max users to receive emails in Google Groups

How can I get more than 100 users to receive emails from my Google Group? Can a contact group be used as an alias user in a Google Group?
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Can you create a Google Group, group contact that includes members and NON members?

Ideally we would like our building management to email on topics involving them. I do NOT want them as a member of our building owners group as they are not owners and sometimes topics are sensitive ...
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New owner of my Google Group cannot find the group when they log in to Google Groups

I have recently made someone a co-owner of my Google Group with permission to post etc. When they log on to Google Groups, the group does not appear in their "My Groups" nor does it come up when they ...
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How to export members from a Google Group?

How do I export addresses of members of a Google Groups group that I am a member of? The manager did not limit the possibility of viewing the list of members, And I can see the list at: https://...
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Don't allow posting, send replies to group owner

I'd like to use Google Groups as a makeshift mailing list. I don't want anyone to be able to post to the group, but I want people to be able to email me back. When they email back, I don't want them ...
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Making a group email list for multiple org members to get emails from external sources?

In the past it was pretty straight forward to make a group with proper permissions without worry in Google Apps' Groups Admin function. I frequently used it to create a recipient group for services ...
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Google Groups ID is invalid

I manage a Google Groups email list. When I click on a user's name in an email posting a box for "View Activity" pops up. For some users I get a message that says "The user ID is invalid". For most ...
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Error while banning members. One or more members were not banned

I moderate a Google Groups which gets a lot of spam. Messages from newcomers must be moderated before they get posted. Usually I select and allow the valid messages, then select all of the others ...
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How to make Google group members see all sent mail from the group?

The scenario is this: I have a Google group; let's call it support@company.com. Anyone can send email to this group. The group has 2 members, personA@company.com and personB@company.com. Both personA ...
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How to unsubscribe one Google group from another Google group mailing list

How to unsubscribe one Google group from another Google group mailing list? I am a member of foo@googlegroups.com foo@googlegroups.com is a member of bar@googlegroups.com How can I unsubscribe foo@ ...
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Google Group Email: Reroute replies from one group to another

I am using Google Groups. I have on a group with email id: example@support.com. Which I am using to send out emails to clients. I want all the replies to this mail id to be redirected to other groups ...
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BitBounce spams messages after using Google Groups (replying a commented in some thread)

I just replied one comment in one thread at https://groups.google.com/forum/#!categories/google-admob-ads-sdk/android And after that my Gmail account started to receive next emails (email's Subject ...
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Restore access to a Google group after being incorrectly labelled a spammer

I started a thread in a Google Group, posting via the web-based editor. The third or fourth post into the thread my posts stopped showing up. The thread shows only that there are some deleted messages....
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Google Groups: how to make responses to abridged summaries with a single topic thread into that topic on the web

In a Google Group that I moderate, I'd like to make it so that email responses to "abridged summary" emails that only have a single topic (which is most of them) thread into that topic when viewed on ...
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Google Groups sends valid emails to spam / moderation from within our domain

How can I adjust the settings so all the users within our google groups domain have their messages approved to go through? Recently it seems the spam/moderation filter has been much more aggressive, ...
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How can I make first name and last name mandatory?

When joining a Google Group, how can I make it mandatory for people to leave their first and last name?
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G-Suite group, always use group address in replies

I want to use a g-suite group for a support address. The group will include a number of people in the company, who are authorised to respond to support requests. I would like to set it up so replies ...
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Valid user blocked from Google Groups

We have a Google Apps platform, and I have created a google group there, but there is a particular user with a regular, working Gmail account whom I cannot add to the group. Some email addresses ...
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G Suite - Allow public to send mails to a group alias

I have recently started using G Suite for my business email addresses. I am trying to set up a support@ email with multiple members by using Google Groups. How can I allow anyone outside of the ...
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How do I configure Google Groups topics to auto-close?

I see a posting permission option in my Google Group that allows me to set who is allowed to "Reply To Auto-closed Topic." What I don't see is any way to configure topics to auto-close. How is this ...
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Google group error 291 during join request

I'm trying to join the google group 'bup-list' and send an email to bup-list+subscribe@googlegroups.com and received a confirmation email which prompted me to open a link with a token in the URL which ...
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Google Groups Invitation Error

I have received an invitation to a Google Group by my boss (who is a manager of the Google Group) to my work email. I have created a Google account using the work email address and am receiving the ...
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Sharing a Google Drive folder with a Google Group

Can a Google drive folder be shared with a Google group? If yes, can each individual person in the group access the folder through their own personal email address? And if they are removed from the ...
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G Suite: Multiple shared inboxes for groups or aliases for groups?

I'm working on setting up my company on G Suite and are currently working on migrating all our existing mailboxes. I know that private mail accounts is coupled together with the users, which is fine. ...
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Sharing Google Drive file using groups

I am using G Suite and I had a plan to organize all my employees into groups. Rather than sharing files individually with everyone, I want to share it with a group, so that all the employees present ...
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How to delete old post on Google Groups with expired Email

How do you remove from Google Groups an old message authored by me, but that has an expired no longer used email?
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Unable to prevent Google group users to reply to all

I'm on Google Apps and created a group just for beta users. I'd like to use this group email to email all the beta users (which are external to the organization). Now, if any of these beta users ...
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How to auto-send a message in Google Groups (e.g., on request to join)?

I help manage a large Google group (consumer, not business). We migrated the group from Yahoo Groups about a month ago. We have a screening process for new members. When someone asks to join, we want ...