How to send emails using Google Groups address in Gmail – Group Alias

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One of the key features of Google Groups is their ability to use a group address for online communication. You can do that by applying the specific Gmail settings. In this short guide, we will walk you through the installation steps that you need to follow to use your Group Alias for your email correspondence.

Google Group Configuration

Before going to Gmail you need to review your Groups settings. To use your Group Alias you will have to verify it. To receive the verification request you need to configure your Google Group settings. 

  1. Go to or open the app from your Gmail by click on the six-dot button on the top-right corner and scroll down until you find the Google Groups app
  2. Click on ⚙️ to open your group’s settings
  3. Scroll down to the ‘Who can post’ section
  4. Make sure it set to ‘Anyone on the web’ 
  5. Save changes
Step-by-step guide on how to setup Google Groups Alias email in your Gmail

Gmail Configuration

Now, you can move on to Gmail and proceed with our Group Alias installation. You need to follow the steps:

  1. Go to your Gmail
  2. Click on ⚙️ to access your settings
  3. Click ‘See all settings’ in the side menu
  4. Go to the ‘Accounts’ section
  5. Hit  ‘Add another email address’ in the ‘Send mail as’ section
  6. Insert your Group Name and Google Groups Email
  7. Leave ‘Treat as an alias’ checked
  8. Hit ‘Next step’
  9. Send the verification code
  10. Go to your Google Groups’ inbox
  11. Copy the code or click the link to confirm
  12.  Go back to your Gmail settings
  13. Switch to ‘Reply from the same address the message was sent to’ in the ‘When replying to a message’ section
And that is it. Now you you can select your Groups alias when composing emails. If you don’t want to switch to your Group Alias every time you need to write an email you can set as default in the same settings 

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