How to Control Who Can Attach Files to Posts to a Google Group

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

You can prevent specific users from attaching files to group posts in the user interface.

How to control who can attach files to posts to a group step-by-step with images

Step 1

How To Control Who Can Attach Files To Posts To 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 Attach Files To Posts To A Google Group - Step 2

Next to Who can attach files, select which types of users can add attachments.

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

Step 3

How To Control Who Can Attach Files To Posts To A Google Group - Step 3

Click Save changes at the bottom.

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