Pause or archive an order


 New trafficking experience
Ad Manager might look a little different if you're using the new trafficking user interface

This article reflects the new trafficking experience. If you're still on the previous experience, look for this note box that captures instructions or behavior that reflects the previous trafficking experience:

Previous trafficking experience

Instructions or behavior that reflects the previous trafficking experience.

Learn more about the improvements and changes to Ad Manager in Changes to Google Ad Manager and Improvements to Google Ad Manager.

Pausing an order suspends delivery but keeps the order's inventory reserved.

Archiving an order files away the order and releases its inventory. When you archive an order that contains delivering line items, delivery is paused before the inventory is released. You can reactivate the order by unarchiving it.

You can't pause archived orders. You can't archive orders that are pending approval.

To ensure that you can find your active orders easily, Ad Manager periodically checks for orders that haven't delivered any impressions for the last 365 days. Auto-archiving runs every Friday and archives orders that have finished more than one year ago (as indicated by order end date). Active and pending orders aren't affected. You can always view and reactivate archived orders if you still need them.

Pause or archive an order

  1. Sign in to Google Ad Manager.
  2. Click Delivery and then Orders.
  3. Select the checkbox next to the order and:
    • Click Pause to suspend the delivery of an order. You cannot pause archived orders.
    • Click Archive to file away the order.

      Previous trafficking experience

      Click More actions and then Archive to file away the order.

View archived orders

Archived orders aren't included when you search in Ad Manager, but you can still view them:

  1. Sign in to Google Ad Manager.
  2. Click Delivery and then Orders.
  3. Click More and then Archived.
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