6 steps to using Google Ads Editor

To use Google Ads Editor, first download one or more accounts. Then, you can make changes offline and upload the changes to Google Ads.

  1. Review your settings: The Google Ads Editor settings include default targeting for new campaigns and other important details. Before using Google Ads Editor, review your settings in Tools > Settings (Windows) or Google Ads Editor > Preferences (Mac).

  2. Download an account: Start by downloading one or more Google Ads accounts.

  3. Make changes to the account: You can make individual changes (e.g. copy and paste a keyword to a different ad group) or make changes in bulk (e.g. replace text across multiple ads, or import a list of updated campaigns). To see detailed instructions for a specific kind of change, search or browse this Help Center.

  4. Share changes (optional): You can share proposed changes with colleagues or reviewers, then import and review their changes.

  5. Check changes: Before posting your changes to Google Ads, run Check changes and address any errors or warnings.

  6. Post changes: After you post to Google Ads, your changes appear in your Google Ads account.
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