Uploading Files to a Google Group

This is quick tutorial for uploading files to a Google Group. Feel free to share this information with others.

If you spot any errors, please notify me at pbeens@gmail.com, and if you learned about this tutorial via twitter, please RT! Thanks!

Note: this tutorial is also available as a PDF copy for printing.


1. Log In, Step 1

First, go to the address of the Google Groupand log in using your Google ID. If you are not a member, select "Sign in and apply for membership".

2. Log In, Step 2

Enter your login details, then click "Sign in". Do not check "Stay signed in" unless you are on a private computer.

3. Enter Files Area

Click on "Files", near the top right corner of the screen.

4. Upload File, Step 1

Click on "upload new file".

5. Upload File, Step 2

Click on "Choose File".

6. Upload File, Step 3

Browse to the file you want to upload, then click "Open". (repeat these last two steps to upload more files)

7. Upload File, Step 4

Click on "I'm done uploading files", and that's it! Your file will have been uploaded to your Google Group.

8. Sharing Your File

Note that you can right-click on the file you uploaded to get the file URL to share with others. Even if you post the URL in a public place, others cannot open or download the file unless they are a member of the group (assuming it is a private group, with all permissions set correctly).


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