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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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How do I follow a Google Group using an RSS reader?

I am the owner of a Google Group. I am using the new interface. The group is a public group and is available at https://groups.google.com/forum/?fromgroups=&nomobile=true#!forum/sr-api. I cannot ...
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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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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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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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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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In GoogleGroups, how do you set the default Email Delivery option?

When folks join my Google Group, they are defaulting to "no email". I can't see how to change that default to "all email" or at least give them the choice.
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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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Where are my pending posts in Google Groups?

I just posted a reply to a topic in Google Groups. It says it is under review. How will I know when it is accepted and where can I find the queue of pending posts?
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Alternatives to Google Groups with more features? [closed]

The development efforts on Google Groups is glacial. They still aren't integrated with Google Calendar or Picasa. Subgroups are still only available for Google's own groups. What alternatives are ...
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Can I restrict a Google Groups search to just Usenet?

When doing date-range searches on Google Groups I find many wrong answers from non-Usenet sources. Is there a way to only search Usenet on Google Groups?
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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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Enable posting by email

I am participating in a Google Group, and it is not possible to post by email: Delivery to the following recipient failed permanently: foo@googlegroups.com Technical details of permanent ...
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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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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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Allow users to email Google Apps group but not be members

I have various groups set up for my organization to facilitate easier sending of emails to their members. Everyone is a member, except that I am an owner of these groups. Several others need access to ...
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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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Why can't I set up a Google Group with collaborative inbox on my own domain?

We're using Google Apps to handle our email (me@example.com), and according to Google you could set up a collaborative inbox for your business email through Google Groups (link). But when I sign in ...
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Google Groups for Business reports “The page you requested is invalid”

Our new organization thought it would be a good move to use Google Apps from the start. It turns out that one of the features, Google Groups for Business, does not work. May it be with or without ...
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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 tell if a specific Google Group is moderated?

I posted a message to a google-group that I am a member of (web2py-users) about four hours ago and it has not shown up in the list of posts. Thinking that I accidentally closed the tab before ...
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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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How can I share Google Drive folders with a group?

I'm using Google Apps and trying to share a nested folder structure with many files with a google group. Example Group test@example.com Group Members user1@example.com user2@example.com etc. ...
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Is it possible to split discussions in Google Groups when someone hits reply, and just changes the subject line?

From what I can tell, if a Google Groups user wants to create a new topic, but instead of logging into the web site or opening a new email and addressing it to the group address, they just hit reply ...
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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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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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Is there a way to switch “To” and “Cc” fields in Google Groups Collaborative Inbox?

I'm currently evaluating the Collaborative Inbox of Google Groups to be used as a group inbox for sales orders. The inbox will be able to receive messages from the public. I'm unable to find how to ...
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The new Google Groups interface—where is the pending members' answer to custom question

In Google Groups, if you allow people to request membership, you can have them answer a custom question (in the new Google Groups interface it's called a "New Member Question"). But the old Google ...
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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 list,...
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Backup archive of Google Groups messages?

I've tried searching for a good solution, but it seems the only way is to actually download the individual .html files for each thread or use some screen-scraping method (which doesn't work so well). ...
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Where to report Google Groups bugs?

Where to send bug reports for Google Groups? When I mark a post as spam in the Group I manage, I almost always get this error: When I click Google Support link, I get this very unhelpful page: (it ...
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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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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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“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 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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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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Tagging in email or mobile view

My Google group has the option "require at least one tag" enabled, and in desktop view users cannot post without a tag. However, in mobile view: The option to tag is not even displayed on the new ...
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How do I get notified on new members on my Google Group?

I am the admin on a Google Group. I want to be notified every time a new member signs up. How can I do that?
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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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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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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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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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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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Does a Google Apps test domain works for groups?

The reseller from whom I bought the Google Apps Business account gave me a domain for testing the accounts BEFORE migrating. It is working fine, I’m able to send emails to accounts using this domain (...
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How to receive my own Google Groups posts by e-mail?

I'm setting up a Google Group for use as an open-source mailing-list. In Mailman, as a user I can choose to receive copies of all messages by email (even ones that I send and ones that are cc:ed to ...
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Can I share Google Calendars with Google Groups?

The question says it all.
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Is it possible to exclude a recipient when sending to a Google/Gmail group?

We use Google Apps, and we have many groups of recipients. Is it possible to send an email to a group, and exclude a certain recipient from that group? There is such an option in Outlook; is it ...
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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 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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Polls in Google group

Is there any way to create a poll in a Google group?