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Link Firebase and AdWords

Once you've linked your AdWords and Firebase accounts, you can import conversions from Google Analytics for Firebase to see how your ad campaigns drive app installs and in-app actions for your Android and iOS apps. You can also automatically import audiences that you create in Google Analytics for Firebase. 

This article describes how to link and unlink your AdWords and Firebase accounts. You can also read About using Firebase and AdWords together.

About unlinking AdWords and Firebase

After linking, you can unlink your AdWords account from Firebase projects at any time. When you unlink a Firebase project:

  • AdWords and the Firebase project will stop sharing data.
  • AdWords will stop importing conversions from that Firebase project, and new users won't be added to connected remarketing lists.
  • You'll still be able to see previously shared data in both AdWords and Firebase.

You can unlink your Firebase project from your AdWords account or from your Firebase account. Learn more about how to unlink from your Firebase account. 

Keep in mind

If your account is managed by a manager account, you’ll have access to all projects that are linked to the manager account. Any data the manager account imports from Firebase will also be available to you. If the manager account unlinks from those Firebase projects, your account will also be unlinked.  

Before you begin

To link a Firebase project to AdWords, use a Google Account that has the following permissions:

  • In Firebase, your account needs to be an owner on the project that you want to link.
  • In AdWords, the Google Account needs administrative access.

Keep in mind that to unlink a Firebase project from AdWords, or to edit the link in any way, you’ll need to have those same access levels.

Instructions

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To link a Firebase project:

  1. Sign in to your AdWords account.
  2. Click the 3-dot icon in the upper right corner of your account, then select Linked accounts.
  3. Under "Firebase,” click Details. If your Google Account is a project owner for any Firebase projects, you'll see them here. If you don't see a Firebase project, then ask the Firebase project owner for access.
  4. Find the project in the table, and then click Link. If you want to check what apps are associated with a project, click the down arrow to the left of the project name.
  5. In the link confirmation window that shows next:
    • If you’d like, turn on the option to share your Firebase Analytics audiences with this AdWords account.
    • Click Link to finish linking the Firebase project to your AdWords account.

If your AdWords account is managed by one or more manager accounts, the “Accounts” column shows which of your manager accounts are linked to a Firebase project. 

  1. If the account is managed by multiple manager accounts (for example, by a sub-manager and a manager account), place your cursor over the data to see which manager accounts are linked to the project.
  2. If a Firebase project is linked only to your account and not linked to a manager account, you’ll see “This account” in the “Accounts” column. 

To unlink a Firebase project in AdWords:

  1. Sign in to your AdWords account.
  2. Click the 3-dot icon in the upper right corner of your account, then select Linked accounts.
  3. Under "Firebase,” click Details.
  4. Find the project in the table, and then click Unlink.
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