How to Quickly Find a Google Group in Google Admin by Type

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

Filter the Groups list in Google Admin

  • If you have many groups, you can filter the groups list in your Admin console by specific characteristics.

How to filter the Groups list in Google Admin step-by-step with images

Step 1

How To Quickly Find A Google Group By Type in Google Workspace - Step 1

Go to the Admin console and click the Groups icon.

Step 2

How To Quickly Find A Google Group By Type in Google Workspace - Step 2

To the right of the groups list, click the little gear icon to Manage columns.

Step 3

How To Quickly Find A Google Group By Type in Google Workspace - Step 3

These are the columns you can see in the Groups list, which show you info about each group. 

You can:

  • Click Add new column to add more columns
  • Click the X to a column’s right to remove it
  • Click and drag the six tiny dots icon up and down to change a column’s position

Step 4

How To Quickly Find A Google Group By Type in Google Workspace - Step 4

These are some of the columns you don’t see by default. Some of them, such as Allow members external to this organization, can be very helpful if you want to figure out which of your groups may contain external members and so on.

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Configure Your Group Membership Settings

Update membership settings related to a particular group, such as display name, link to your account profile, email address used for your membership, and subscription.

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