Find your keyword status

Your keyword status tells you if your ads are running. This article shows you where to find this status in your Google Ads account.

Before you begin

To learn about the different types of keyword status and what they mean read About keyword status.


The new Google Ads experience is now the exclusive way for most users to manage their accounts. Note, automatic targeting is only available in the new Google Ads experience.

You can see your keyword status on the "Status" column in the table. Here's how to access it:

  1. Sign in to your AdWords account.
  2. Click the Campaigns tab at the top.
  3. Click the Keywords tab.
  4. Look at the "Status" column.
  5. Next to each keyword, you should see your keyword's current status. Keyword status

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