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Manage access to your AdWords account

By sharing access to your AdWords account, you can work with other people in your business on the same AdWords account. Once you've granted access, you can edit a user's access level, or you can always remove access later on.

This article provides step-by-step instructions for granting, accepting, removing, and editing access to your AdWords account.

Before you begin

To access your account, the person you invite must have a Google Account or create one.

Keep in mind

The directions below are for inviting a user to access an individual AdWords account. For AdWords manager accounts, get instructions for inviting an AdWords account to link to your manager account.

Instructions

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How to grant access

  1. Sign in to your AdWords account.
  2. In the upper right corner of your account, click the tool icon , then under "Setup," click Account access
  3. Click the plus button .
  4. Select an access level for your invitee, then enter their email address. 
  5. Click Send invitation
  6. After the person accepts your email invitation, you'll receive a notification in your account. If you need to revoke your invitation, click Revoke in the "Actions" column. 

How to accept access

When a person invites you to access an AdWords account, you'll receive a confirmation email. To accept the invitation, click the link and complete the steps that follow.

How to remove access

  1. Sign in to your AdWords account.
  2. In the upper right corner of your account, click the tool icon , then under "Setup," click Account access
  3. Find the user you want to remove, and in the "Actions" column, click Remove access

How to edit access level

  1. Sign in to your AdWords account.
  2. In the upper right corner of your account, click the tool icon , then under "Setup," click Account access
  3. Place your cursor over a user's access level in the "Access level" column, then click the arrow that appears to select a new access level for the user. 

 

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