Stopping emails about automated rules

There are three ways to stop getting emails with updates about your rules: you can change the email settings for that particular rule, pause the rule, or remove it. If your rule is email-only, then you must pause it to stop receiving emails from that rule.

Change the email setting for a rule

  1. Sign in to your AdWords account at https://adwords.google.com.
  2. Visit the Campaigns tab.
  3. Click the Automate button, and select Manage rules from the drop-down menu, or click the Automated rules link in the left navigation panel. Automated rules tab
  4. In the Actions column, click Edit rule in the row of the rule you want to change.
  5. In the "Email results" section, choose how often you'd like to receive emails about your rule. To stop receiving emails completely, select "No emails."
  6. Click Save. Email results

Pause a rule with email notifications

  1. Sign in to your AdWords account at https://adwords.google.com.
  2. Visit the Campaigns tab.
  3. Click the Automate button, and select Manage rules from the drop-down menu, or click the Automated rules link in the left navigation panel.
  4. Click the down-arrow next to the status icon for any rule in your account, and select "Paused" from the drop-down menu. See how to pause a rule

Stopping emails for canceled accounts

  • AdWords account: If you've canceled your AdWords account, in most cases you can still sign back in and pause or edit rules to change your email settings as explained above.
  • Google Account: If you've canceled your Google Account, you won't be able to sign in to your AdWords account and change your email settings. If this is the case for you, please contact Customer Support. Learn more about managing your Google Account.
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