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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 ...
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why does a reply appear as a new topic?

I have a Google Group where I organize only by topic (not category). Sometimes a reply to Topic X will appear as a new topic, Re: Topic X. And this can happen more than once, so that there are ...
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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 ...
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How to create an email address for a group in Gmail

How do you create an email address that contains a group of other emails (in Gmail) E.g., when I send an email to Finance@gmail.com to go to joshua@gmail.com and melvin@gmail.com?
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How to search a particular Google Group and Body (versus Subject)

I'm trying to search for a past post to the Google Group Android Security Discussions. The search I used is: app rating site:groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/android-security-discuss I'm getting back ...
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Per category permissions

I would like to have separate categories in my Google Groups, 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 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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Configuring Google Groups via email

We have a Google Group which works perfectly. It is an email-only group, meaning none of our users views posts or posts via the web interface. All posts are received through email, and sent to users ...
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Google Groups - “Don't Display at Top” nor “Delete” are working. How to get help from Google?

I have several posts which are pinned to the top of my Google Group. For some reason when I click "Don't Display at Top" they temporarily seem unpinned until I reload the page... they instantly re-pin ...
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Can I get a Google Apps for Work Collaborative Inbox into a mail client?

I have set up a collaborative inbox for a customer using Google Apps for Work, through the Google Groups for Business App. I want to know if it's possible to get this email address to work in a mail ...
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How do I specify a date range when searching Google Groups?

I visit the Google Groups webpage. I enter a search term. Results are returned. There used to be a menu for me to select a date range. That seems to have gone. i: is there a menu to enter a date ...
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Change Google Groups email address, but address not listed

I have changed my business email to another Google address and would like for my Google group messages to go to the new one. However, when I try to adjust the settings, it only lists the old email ...
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“From:” address is sometimes the Google Group list email

I've set up a Google Group and I'm observing some unexpected behavior with the From: address when members email the group. Sometimes From: is set to the sender's name and email address (the desired ...
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How to get confirmation of Google Group address

I stumbled across a Gmail Group guide from a couple of years ago. Basically I followed its steps and created a group with the name@googlegroups.com format. I logged into my original address and went ...
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Gmail business collaborative inbox

I've just created a couple of Gmail business users and am now looking to set up a typical "sales@" email which all users should have access to. I'd really like this to work as a regular email address, ...
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How do I filter messages that are sent to a single recipient?

I am receiving emails that has been copied to a several email addresses. For example, an email is copied to engineering.myorg@gmail.com and marketing.myorg@gmail.com and I have subscribed to these two ...
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Post email replies to the Google Group

I have a Google Business subscription for a custom domain. I want to use Google groups to collaborate the emails for a particular purpose. For example I want the Google Group to manage all the job ...
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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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Email most, but not all, of the members of a Google Group

I need to email many, but not all, of the members of a Google Group. I would like an easy way to create an email to my group, but "expand" the list of members so that I can delete a few that I do not ...
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Why are emails from a Google Group getting automatically deleted by Gmail?

I subscribe to emails from a Google Group. I noticed the other day that I felt like I hadn't gotten any emails about it in a while, so I went onto googlegroups.com and saw that there were many new ...
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Allow a non-member to e-mail my Google Groups membership

I am very new to Google Groups. I created a group and invited and joined my classmates as members. I want to know whether there is any possibility that I can give my Google Groups ID to my teacher (...
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Google groups won't let me delete the posts

I tried to delete some old posts in a Google group owned by me. I know that, if I want to delete multiple posts, I can do that by selecting multiple posts, as shown below, then going through Actions ...
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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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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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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 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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Post to Google Groups via email

OK, so my task is simple: I want to post a message on Google Groups. It appears that you're supposed to be able to sign up by sending a blank email to foobar+subscribe@googlegroups.com. I did this, ...
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Can I send an email as a Google Groups owner/moderator?

I have a Google Group that requires me to approve all members. Someone whom I am not sure of his identity asked to join. Is it possible to send said person an e-mail from an owner/moderator address ...
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Why can't I post to certain mailing lists via Google Groups?

I'm unable to reply to any topic in the llvm-dev mailing list on Google Groups. I fail to see a Reply to button. Link for bigger image: here Is there any way to check whether replying directly via ...
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Disable threading or threaded view in Gmail Group

We have people from the same email address send us orders, and requests all day with the same subject line, also auto responses from clients, they are all getting grouped together and things are ...
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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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Email when Taking a Topic using Google Groups Collaborative Inbox

We use Google Groups Collaborative Inbox and would like it to email a member when they take a topic (when they assign it to themselves). At present it only emails when someone else assigns a topic to ...
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How can I move a post to another topic in Google Groups?

Is it possible to move a post posted under one topic in a Google Group to another topic in the same Google Group?
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In Google Groups, what does the gray number to the right of Original Poster in the Topics list mean?

In Google Groups, I am seeing a gray number to the right of the original poster of a thread. It is typically +1, +2, and the number is less than the number of total posts. In each line: [star] [...
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Joined a Google group now shared files appears to Google Drive?

I recently joined a Google Group and upon joining, several shared files started appearing in my Google Drive. Is there a way to prevent this from happening without leaving the group?
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Google Groups holding legitimate email from subscribers as spam

I'm an admin using a free version of Google Groups as an email list. Lately, Google Groups has been holding a lot of legitimate emails from subscribed users as spam. Worse, it hasn't been informing ...
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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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Can I exclude from a Google Groups a few users of my organization after specified that all members of my organization are part of that group?

What I want is some kind of exception. My Google Apps organization is large, very dynamic and most members of the organization must belong to a given group G1, still exist some of them that I want to ...
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Did Google groups really restore the ability to directly add members to a group?

Based on https://support.google.com/groups/answer/2465464?hl=en and my experience with the user interface just now, it appears that Google Groups restored the ability to directly add members to a ...
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Can I mark a Google Groups topic as unread?

How can I mark a Google Groups topic that I click accidentally as unread to know that I still not read it at all?
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My email is undeliverable for Google Groups. How Can I fix it?

I am an owner and administrator of some mailing groups on Google Groups. I have noticed that I do not receive all emails from these groups, some messages are lost. My email address appeared in the ...
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“Welcome” Email for New Google Group Members

How can I set up an automated welcome email to be sent to all new members joining a Google group?
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How do I navigate between Usenet groups in Google groups?

How do we use Google Groups to browse Usenet groups? Specifically, if I am looking at comp.os.linux.networking, how do I go up on level to comp.os.linux? In the old days before Google changed the ...
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Import messages from Exchange to Google Groups Collaborative Inbox

At the moment we are an Exchange house and wanting to move to Google Apps. We currently have a shared inbox in Exchange that we want to move to Google's Groups Collaborative Inbox but there only seems ...
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Per topic permissions?

I am managing a very chaotic group where everyone would post anything (well not quite, but still) on any unrelated topic. My goal is to keep them informed about some updates concerning everyone. I'd ...
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Post code snippet on Google group via email

I like to compose my posts in Gmail. It keeps the draft safe. Now I want to write a post for a Google group but I am not sure how to format code in my post such that it is rendered as code on Google ...
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How to configure Google Groups to reply to author only

We have a Google group to which all members of the domain can post. However, many folks Reply-All so that their post goes to the author and the group. Is there any setting that prevents members from ...