How to Update Your Email Receiving Preferences for a Google Group

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

Group email receiving options

  • You can choose whether or not and exactly how you get notified by email about new emails sent / posts made to Groups you are a member of.

How to update your email receiving preferences for a group step-by-step with images

Step 1

How To Update Your Email Receiving Preferences For A Google Group - Step 1

Go to Groups at and find the group you’re looking for in one of the directories listed on the left: My groups, Recent groups, All groups or Favorite groups. 

Then to the right of the group’s name and email, click the Subscription option.

Step 2

How To Update Your Email Receiving Preferences For A Google Group - Step 2

Each email this means every post to the group by email or through its web UI at the Groups site will be delivered to you as a new email in your Gmail Inbox.

The other options are:

  • Digest – you receive up to 25 group posts combined into a single email daily.
  • Abridged – you receive up to 150 group posts combined into a single email daily.
  • No email – you don’t receive posts to Groups via email.

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