AdSense accounts are deactivated if they haven't generated any ad impressions for six months. If your account was deactivated and you want to serve ads again, you can reactivate your account.
To use your AdSense account for the YouTube Partner Program or to receive a payment from YouTube, associate this AdSense account to your channel.
How to reactivate your account
- Sign in to your AdSense account.
- Click Reactivate account.
- Verify your phone number.
- Either resubmit an existing site for approval or add a new site.
Note: If you haven't previously verified your address by PIN, you will be asked to verify your address before receiving your payments.
When your account is active again, make sure you set up ads on your site so you start generating impressions.
Account deactivation process
- After five months of inactivity
You receive an email to let you know that your account will be deactivated unless your account generates impressions in the next 30 days. If you don't want your account to be deactivated, set up ads on your site to ensure your account generates impressions in the next 30 days.Note: If you're eligible for the YouTube Partner Program, you can associate this account to an eligible channel and generate ad views in the next 30 days in order to not be deactivated.
- After six months of inactivity
Your account is deactivated.
- After 10 years of inactivity
You can no longer access or reactivate your account.