Line items

Activate line items manually

Use the "Automatic line item activation" network setting in the "Delivery" section of "Admin" to control how line items are activated, either automatically or manually.

This article applies only to networks that have explicitly disabled this network setting.

By default, line items are automatically activated when you add at least one creative, but some administrators require that traffickers explicitly activate each line item. In this case, line items appear with a status of "Pending approval" even after a creative has been added.

Learn more about line item statuses

The start and end dates for unactivated line items can be changed, even if the dates have passed. Unactivated line items will not deliver, even when the start date is reached, until you manually activate the line item.

Activate line items manually

  1. Sign in to Google Ad Manager.
  2. Click Delivery and then Line items
  3. Find the un-activated line item you want to activate.

  4. Select the checkboxes for each line item.

  5. Click Activate.

Alternatively, you can activate a line item from its "Settings" page.

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