In this guide, we will take a look at how to create a Google Group for use as a mailing list or collaborative inbox.

  1. Visit and log in with your Google Workspace account.
  2. Click on "Create group" at the top of the menu to the left.
  3. Fill in the form in the pop up window and click "Next".
  4. Choose your privacy settings and click "Next". A decent starting point is the following.
    1. Who can join: Only invited users
    2. Who can view conversations: Group members
    3. Who can post: Anyone on the web (need if you intend to use the group as a mailing list).
    4. Who can view members: Group members.  
  5. Enter the email addresses of the people you wish to add to the group in the first field. Choose "Each email"as subscription for the group to function as a mailing list. Click "Create group".

You are done and the group is ready to use.