Can't link AdSense account

If you've tried to associate your AdSense account with your custom search engine on the Ads tab, but you can't successfully complete the process, make sure that you've signed up for Adsense for search.


Sign up for AdSense for search

If you're an existing AdSense publisher, there's no need to apply again. Instead, to start using AdSense for search, follow these steps:

  1. Sign in to your AdSense account and visit the My ads tab.
  2. Under More products, click Search.
  3. On the pop-out, click Get started with AdSense for search.

If you're new to AdSense, and you comply with our program policies, complete our online application. The program is free, and Google pays you for valid clicks on the ads on your search results pages.

We'll review your application and follow up with an email within a week. If you are accepted into the program, you can sign in to your new AdSense account and follow the steps listed above to sign up for AdSense for search.