How To Create A Gmail Group In 6 Steps (With Screenshots)

We receive referral fees from our parters. Read more

Gmail has come up with many features that make people’s tasks easy. If you do emailing to multiple contacts then you must know “how to create a Gmail Group”.

Gmail group helps send one email to multiple contacts at one go. All you have to do is, create a label in the Gmail contact section. So, whenever you want to send emails to multiple contacts, simply type the group name in the compose. That’s it. All the contacts in the group will automatically appear.

I will guide you step by step how to create a Gmail group which is also called a distribution list.

Related Content:

How To Create A Gmail Group?  

Creating a Gmail mailing list is pretty simple. You just need to have your own Gmail email address and follow a few steps.

Step 1

Log in to your Gmail account.

Step 2

Click on mini squares on the upper right side. It is also called “Google Apps”. You will find Contacts in the list of applications. 

Contacts section in gmail

Step 3

Go to “Contacts”. A new page will open. There, you can manage your contacts lists such as add or delete groups, create new contacts, and many more

Step 4

Click on “Create label” on the left side to create a group. A label is actually a group in Gmail. With the help of label, you can create a group. 

Create label

Step 5

Name a label (group name) and click on save. Now, you can add a contact to the label. Add the contact first and then add it to the group.

name label

Step 6

To add a contact in the group, simply go to “contacts” or “Frequently Contacted” and click on more action (three vertical dots) and click on the group you want to add the contact. 

Add contact to group or label

Once you create a group/label, it will add up to your Gmail account. You just need to type the group name when you compose the email. All the emails added to that particular group will add up automatically.

compose email add group

Refresh the Gmail page if the group doesn’t show up.

Useful Content:

How do I create a group email (so I don’t have to recreate the group email later)?


Creating a Gmail group is very helpful especially if you are running a business or working for the organization. 

You can send a single email to multiple contacts that actually make your work easier and quicker. 

Gmail always comes up with new features for its users. You must know how to take benefit from it. 

When I was newly registered with Gmail, I was unaware of such great features of Gmail. Now, I am using it daily. It actually helped me manage my business email communication and many other tasks.

Leave a Comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Protected by Copyscape