Secure your Google Ads account: Allowed Email Domains

What are “Allowed Email Domains” or “Allowed Domains”?

“Allowed Email Domains” or “Allowed Domains” is an option in your security settings that enables you to control which email domains can be added to your Google Ads account.

Allowed Domains can ensure that users from outside your organization don’t get invited to access your Google Ads account. For instance, if you set “example.com” as the allowed email domain for your account, you'll only be able to invite user@example.com to the account, but not user@gmail.com. Note that only users with admin access can add allowed email domains to accounts.

How to enable “Allowed Email Domains”?

Note: The instructions below are part of the new design for the Google Ads user experience. To use the previous design, click the "Appearance" icon, and select Use previous design. If you're using the previous version of Google Ads, review the Quick reference map or use the Search bar in the top navigation panel of Google Ads to find the page you’re searching for.
  1. In your Google Ads account, click the Admin icon Admin Icon.
  2. Click Access and security.
  3. At the top of the page, click the Security tab.
  4. Click Allowed domains to expand the panel.
  5. Click Add domain to add a domain to the list.
    • To remove a domain from the list, click the "x" icon to the right of a domain.
  6. Click Save.

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