How to Control Who Can Post as a Google Group

Quick and easy-to-follow guide for Google Workspace administrators

You can allow group members to post emails or reply to group emails using the group’s email address.

How to control who can post from a group’s email address step-by-step with images

Step 1

How To Control Who Can Post As A Google Group - Step 1

Go to Groups at and find the group in one of the directories listed on the left: My groups, Recent groups, All groups, or Favorite groups. Then click the three dots icon to the right and select Group settings.

Step 2

How To Control Who Can Post As A Google Group - Step 2

Next to Who can post as group, select which types of users can post using the group’s email address instead of their own.

Selecting a user type also grants permissions to all user types on its left. For example, by selecting Group members, you also grant this permission to Group managers and Group owners.

See how to create a custom group role and grant it this permission here.

Step 3

How To Control Who Can Post As A Google Group - Step 3

Click Save changes at the bottom.

How To Control Who Can Post As A Google Group - Step 3

People who have this permission can click the From field when composing a group post and select the group’s email address.

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