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Edit pending messages in Google Groups

Cannot modify pending messages in Google Groups forum, Can only approve or reject them. All the permissions have been set. The group was originally created as an unmoderated group and then changed to ...
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How to restrict someone to View access for a GDrive folder if they're in a group with Edit access?

If a Google Drive shared folder or document grants edit access to everyone in a Google Group, is it possible to restrict an individual member of that Group to view-only access? If I: Grant Can ...
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How to allow to post in Google groups without moderation after first approved post?

I thought that with this setting only the first post by a user is moderated and once it is accepted, they no longer need moderation. However, I've got a second mod notification and had to approve the ...
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How to send email to anyone as a Google Groups account?

We have a group created in GSuite and is configured to receive incoming mail from external domain, i.e. posting permission is being set as "Public". But what if a member of the group wants to send ...
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Whitelist email address for a Google Group

We are a free and open source software project. We set-up a Google Group for build results from services like Travis, AppVeyor, CodeFresh and Coverity. The list does not allow Public to post since we ...
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Find external email addresses in Google Groups for Business

We have groups in our Google G Suite in which also members that do not have a domain account are registered. How can I search for them? It seems right now, that the only way is to check every group ...
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Answering mail to original poster as group

Let me first describe the situation: We have a G Suite domain and groups for this domain The groups have an email address (e.g.: group@example.com) People outside the domain and not a member of this ...
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I always hit the wrong reply-button

If I want to reply to a particular mail, I always hit the wrong button in the web app Google Groups. In this case I want to reply to "Antonis Christofides". Is there a way to display the reply-...
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Disable Google groups mail delivery

I subscribed to a high-volume mailinglist hosted on googlegroups.com and I want to (temporarily) disable mail delivery. How do I do that? Use-Case: I subscribed because I want to post to this list - ...
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Search for unread messages in Google Groups

I show 3 unread messages in Google Groups. How do you search for the unread messages? I've looked and can't seem to locate the messages. I have an option to Mark All As Read and if I click on it, the ...
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How do I allow only my domain and some external domain to post to Google Group via email

Currently I got this to work so far: I got Google Apps for Work for my company "Contoso" and I have set up a distribution list via Google Groups so that anyone in the company can send an email to ...
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Unable to get updates from Google Groups

I was subscribed to a Google group at my work place, and I was getting all its messages. Someone sent a spam to that group and instead of blocking the person, I mistakenly spammed the message and ...
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How can I get my thumbnail to display by my posts to Google Groups?

I want my thumbnail to display when I post to a Google Group. It works when I send email from one of my Gmail accounts, but not from the other. All three messages here are from me - the first one is ...
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Gmail/groups mails delayed for long periods or lost

A club I'm a committee member of use Google mail + Google groups to correspond & organise. We have a group e-mail address that forwards mail to everyone else on the group We've been plagued with ...
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Does Google Groups have its own Google product forum?

Google has forums for many of its products (see Google Product Forums). But I don't see Google Groups there. Is there an official Google forum for Google Groups?
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Google Groups specify account in URL

I have two Google accounts and signed in to both of them. For example to access gmail for one account URL is https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0, for an other inbox it is https://mail.google.com/mail/u/1....
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What is an exact limit of attachments that can be sent in a single message to Google Groups?

Groups administrator FAQ says (emphasis mine): Yes, the maximum size limit for messages sent to a group is 25 MB, including attachments (the normal Gmail limit). Group owners or managers can edit ...
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Send member request to Google Group using alternate method

I've got a web page with a form for a user to fill out (name, email address) and then some PHP code that will send an email to the private Google Group (education domain) using the {groupname}+...
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Change Google Group language

I created a Google Group and set the Group's primary language to English (United States). My Google account preferences is set to French. When I invite a member to the group, he receives messages from ...
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Use Google Groups Without Revealing Member Emails

I would like to embed a Google Group for Business Q & A forum in my website. My website is based on users not knowing each others' emails addresses. However, when someone posts a question to the ...
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How to get total number of posts by a member in a month?

Is there any way to get number of posts by a person in specific month, let's say May? I tried via filter you can get posts in month but by a specific member.
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Control which members of a Google Group can see which tags/categories

I would like to moderate which members view tagged messages or categories. If there are sensitive "tags/categories" can you change who can view the topics?
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Access to RSS of a private Google Group

I would like to access to a feed RSS of a private Google Group. I'm a user of this group. I want to build a script that read this RSS and the publish all the new topics to a private and related ...
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Is it possible to ban all attachments from a Google Group?

I help administrate a Google Group. We get a lot of these annoying, "See your attached invoice!" virus emails. And attached to the emails are usually zip files, sometimes pdfs, but just thinking about ...
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Add all users from an organization to a Google Group

In my Google Apps directory, I have 5 user organizations. I would like to have a group for each organization. Is there a way that I can create a group that automatically adds all the users from a ...
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Find a member's group memberships in Google Apps

This question is the inverse of another question. In corporate gmail, I know how to view a list of members for a particular group, but how do I perform the reverse of this? That is, how do I find ...
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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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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: 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 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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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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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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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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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 group....
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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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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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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. http://groups.google.com/forum/!#forum/mygroup....
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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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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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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 xyz@...
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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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Email-to-fax with + and = in Return-Path

I want to subscribe a fax number to a (private) Google Group mailing list, so each message sent to the list will arrive on the fax machine. I have tried several email-to-fax services include MaxEmail ...
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Is it possible to see the tree structure in the usenet archive (since Google currently appears to have broken it)

Is it possible to see the tree structure in the usenet archive (since Google currently appears to have broken it - removed it completely) I can't find any images to show how Google groups did used ...
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Disable skipping of Inbox in Gmail

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 ...
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How to set default delivery mode for Google Group(s)

I moderate a google group. People interested in the group sometimes request a subscription. When I go to the web approval interface, I am not offered a choice of delivery mode for the member. After ...
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Subscription for Google Group

We want to start a Google Group of women academics to share relevant information. Some administrative costs are involved and we need to have an income to meet these costs. Is it permissible to charge ...
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Google groups - lost ownership — ownership invitation expired

I started a Google Group in June and then got busy with other things and haven't done anything with it since. It seems like I've lost ownership of the group and I don't know how to get it back. In ...
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“Web posting has been disabled for this member by their domain administrator”

I am a manager in a Google group. A friend of mine has registered to the group. When I look at his name in the members' list, I see: Web posting has been disabled for this member by their domain ...
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How to pin a topic in a Google Group?

I can't find the option to "pin" a topic in Google Groups anymore. I somehow was able to before, see the pinned topics in the pic here: but can't find the option anymore in the 'Actions' dropdown.
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How to register for email replies to existing Google Groups posts

I've posted a topic to a Google Group. I forgot to select the Email updates to me checkbox: I have several such existing posts, and now would like to enable replies to be sent to me by email. Is ...