Validate native ads for policy compliance

You can determine if a native ad implementation complies with Ad Manager policies before publishing or updating an app. This applies to native app ads that are delivered using app code.

See the notifications

When you activate test ads (Android | iOS), the native ad validator automatically checks your implementation and displays a notification on native ads that lets you know whether any policy issues are detected.

Issues found No issues found

Resolve issues

Tap See issues on the notification in your device for details about policy violations and suggestions for fixing them. If you publish the native ad before fixing the implementation issues, you may receive a policy violation in your account.

In addition to using the validator, ensure that all programmatic native ads delivered using custom rendering adhere to:

Disable validator

If you have any issues with the native ad validator, you can turn it off.

Developer documentationLearn how to turn off the validator in the developer documentation for Android and iOS.

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