Edit call extensions in bulk

Call extensions display your phone number with your ad. If you use many call extensions, save yourself time by editing and uploading them in bulk. To learn more about call extensions, start with About call extensions. For instructions on how to only add a few call extensions, go to Use call extensions.


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Edit call extensions in bulk within your account

  1. Sign in to your AdWords account.
  2. Click the Ad extensions tab, and choose View: Call extensions from the drop-down menu above the statistics table.
  3. Tick the boxes next to all of the extensions that you want to edit at once.
  4. Click Edit next to + Extension, and make your changes.

Edit call extensions in bulk with a spreadsheet

First, download the spreadsheet template

  1. Sign in to your AdWords account.
  2. Click the Campaigns tab.
  3. Click the Ad extensions tab.
  4. From the Edit menu, select Download spreadsheet template.
  5. Select the format for your report.
  6. Click Download.

Next, make your changes to the spreadsheet

To add a call extension, you must specify:

  • Phone number: The number that will be called when a customer clicks your extension.
  • Country code: The country where your phone number is listed. For example, if your phone number is in the United States, you would put US.
  • Use forwarding number (optional): Whether you want to use a Google forwarding number with your ad to enable call reporting. You can enter 'yes' or 'no'. The default is 'no'.

Then, upload your spreadsheet to apply and save your bulk changes

  1. In your AdWords account, click Campaigns.
  2. Go to the tab that contains the type of items that you want to upload. For example, if you want to upload changes to ad groups, go to the Ad groups tab.
  3. From the Edit menu, select Upload spreadsheet.
  4. In the dialogue box that opens, select your spreadsheet.
  5. Click Upload and preview.
  6. Once your file has finished uploading, we recommend that you click Preview changes to make sure the changes in your spreadsheet are accurately reflected in your account.
  7. If the preview of your changes looks good, click Apply changes.


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