What are Themed Groups in GroupMe and how do I use them?

Give your groups a little life by changing their look with Themed Groups. With Themed Groups, you can easily change the group header, the color scheme, and more.

GroupMe screenshot with the Music theme turned on

Make an existing group a Themed Group:

  1. In the Chats tab, select the group you want to change.

  2. Select the group’s avatar (profile picture).

  3. Select Settings  Settings button.

  4. Select Choose theme, then tap Choose theme again.

  5. Choose your theme category, then choose the banner image you want to use.

  6. Select Save.

Your group will now display your new theme banner and colors.

Create a new themed group:

  1. In the Chats tab, select New chat  New chat button.

  2. Select Start Group  Start group button, then enter the new group name and group avatar (profile picture).

  3. Select Next  Done button.

  4. To add members, type their name, phone number, or email, or scroll through your current GroupMe contacts.

  5. Select Done to create your group.

  6. Choose a theme by tapping Customize Group, then tap Choose theme.

  7. Choose your theme category, then choose the banner image you want to use.

  8. Select Save.

Your new group will now display your theme banner and colors.

Make an existing group a Themed Group:

  1. In the Chats tab, select the group you want to change.

  2. Select the group’s avatar (profile picture).

    Note: On iPad, simply select Settings  Settings button at the top of your group.

  3. Select Settings  Settings button.

  4. Select Choose theme, then tap Choose theme again.

  5. Choose your theme category, then choose the banner image you want to use.

  6. Select Save.

Your group will now display your new theme banner and colors.

Create a new themed group:

  1. In the Chats tab, select New chat  New chat button.

  2. Select Start Group  Start group button, then enter the new group name and group avatar (profile picture).

  3. Select Next.

  4. To add members, type their name, phone number, or email, or scroll through your current GroupMe contacts.

  5. Select Done to create your group.

  6. Choose a theme by tapping Customize Group, then tap Choose theme.

  7. Choose your theme category, then choose the banner image you want to use.

  8. Select Save.

Your new group will now display your theme banner and colors.

Make an existing group a Themed Group:

  1. In the Chats tab, select the group you want to change.

  2. Select the group’s avatar (profile picture).

  3. Select Settings  Settings button.

  4. Select Change Theme, then select Choose Theme.

  5. Choose your theme category, then choose the banner image you want to use.

  6. Select Save.

Your group will now display your new theme banner and colors.

Create a new themed group:

  1. In the Chats tab, select New chat  New chat button.

  2. Select Start Group  Start group button, then enter the new group name and group avatar (profile picture).

  3. Select Create Group.

  4. To add members, type their name, phone number, or email, or scroll through your current GroupMe contacts.

  5. Select Add member(s) to finish creating your group.

  6. Select Change Theme, then select Choose Theme.

  7. Choose your theme category, then choose the banner image you want to use.

  8. Select Save.

Your group will now display your new theme banner and colors.

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