Getting Started with Google Groups

Join a Group

  1. Log on to Google with TWU email and password. Google Apps works best in the Chrome browser.
  2. Click on the link for the group (provided in email or via the Browse All page).
  3. Optional: edit display name.
  4. Select check box to link Google photo and profile to the group.
  5. Choose Email delivery preference:
    • Don't send email updates
    • Send daily summaries
    • Send combined updates (25 messages per email)
    • Notify me for every new message (fewer than X per day)
  6. Optional: Select check box to Automatically subscribe to email updates when I post to a topic
  7. Optional: You can send additional information to the manager by filling in the box below.
  8. Click Apply to join this group.

Change Email Delivery Settings

  1. Navigate to
    • Google Apps work best in the Chrome browser.
    • Groups associated with Texas Woman's must be created by an account registered to the University.
  2. Click the My groups icon or link on the left menu.
  3. If My groups in appears, click Public groups to switch to organization view.
  4. Select the name of the group.
  5. Click the My Settings button in upper right portion of the screen.
  6. Click Membership and Email Settings.
  7. In the Email delivery preference, select the appropriate drop-down selection.
  8. Click Save.

Post or Reply to a Group

If the group settings allow, members may be able to create topics (post or email) and/or reply to topics (post or email).

Post or Reply Online

  1. In the group, click NEW TOPIC to post a new topic.
  2. In the group, click the topic and click POST REPLY or Click here to Reply and type in a response.

Post or Reply in Email

  1. In the email client, create a new message. Copy/paste or type in the name of the group. (Something like Send the message.
  2. In the email client, click Reply to a message from the group. This will send a message to the person who sent the latest email. Click Reply All to include the group in the response. Send the message.

Leave a Group

Option 1

  1. Navigate to specific group.
  2. Click My Settings button in upper right portion of screen.
  3. Click Leave this group.
  4. Click Leave group OR click Stop receiving email to select options.

Option 2

  1. Navigate to
  2. Next to the group name, click Leave this group OR click Stop receiving email to select options.

Option 3

To unsubscribe from a group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to

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