Verify and Send Messages to a Google Group


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Verify your Group

  1. Sign into your @umd.edu email account by visiting mail.google.com through a Web browser.
  2. Click Groups from Google Apps.
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  3. Click My Groups.
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  4. The email address for the group appears under the Group Title.  In this example, the email address is mygroup@umd.edu.
    My groups. Available groups are listed.

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Send messages to a Group 

From a laptop or desktop computer

  1. You should be able to send to a Group list by entering part of the list in the To: address, and select what populates below it. If you are not able to select the list by entering part of the name in the To: address, select it from the Google app directly (continue to Step 2 below).
    Email To field. Email addresses are suggested as you fill it in.
  2. From the Groups App, click Groups from the apps selection.

  3. Click My groups.  From My groups, click to select your group.

    My groups. Available groups are listed.

  4. Click New conversation.
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  5. Write the message, then click Post message.
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From an iOS or Android device

NOTE: You MUST have your @umd.edu account on an iOS or Android device using the Google App.

  1. Sign into your @umd.edu email account by visiting mail.google.com through a Web browser, such as Chrome.
    NOTE: You must log into your @umd.edu account from a laptop or desktop computer.

  2. Click Groups from the apps selection.

  3. Click My groups.

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  4. From My groups, click to select your group.  Copy the email address.  The email address in this example is mygroup@umd.edu.
    My groups. Available groups are listed.
  5. Return to your main @umd.edu email screen. Click Contacts from the Apps section.

  6. Click Create contact.

  7. Enter a Contact name, the Email (from Step#4, above), then click Save.

  8. The Contact details will appear.

  9. Allow up to 2 hours for your Contacts to sync with your iOS or Android device.  

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