Manage users and access levels for your manager account

From your manager account’s “Account access” menu, you can invite and manage users for your manager account.

This article shows you how to manage users and access levels for your manager account. For more background, you can read About access levels for users invited to your manager account.

There’s always the chance that multiple users on a manager account could make conflicting changes to the same account. To avoid this, you’ll want to have clear communication amongst all users about roles and responsibilities for account management and changes to the account.

Instructions

Check your access level

  1. Click the gear icon in the top corner of your manager account and choose Account settings.
  2. Click Account access from the side navigation.
  3. Find your email address and check the "Access level" column. 

Invite a user to a manager account

To invite someone to access your manager account and choose their access level:

  1. Click the gear icon in the top corner of your manager account and choose Account settings.
  2. Click Account access from the side navigation.
  3. Click the +Users button.
  4. Enter the new user’s email address, name (optional), and choose an access level
  5. Click Send invitation.
  6. Your invitee will need to accept your invitation and create their own AdWords sign in using the email address you sent the invitation to, or another of their choosing. They won’t be able to use an email address that’s already associated with an AdWords account. We’ll notify you when your invitee responds.
  7. After accepting the invitation, they will also need to confirm the email address.
  8. After the invitee has accepted and confirmed their email address, you must confirm and grant the invitee access to your account. To do this, click the gear icon in the top corner of your account, then click Account settings.
  9. Click Account access from the side navigation and confirm their access to your account by clicking Grant access.

See pending invitations and users with access to the manager account 

To see who you’ve invited to the account and who already has account access:

  1. Click the gear icon in the top corner of your manager account and choose Account settings.
  2. Click Account access from the side navigation.You’ll see “Pending invitations,” if there are any. and a list of “Users with account access.”

Revoke or resend a pending invitation

  1. Click the gear icon in the top corner of your manager account and choose Account settings.
  2. Click Account access from the side navigation.You’ll see any “Pending invitations,” if there are any. 
  3. To revoke or resend a pending invitation from here, click the Actions drop-down menu in the “Pending invitations” section and choose either option.

Download the user access report

If you want to see all the users who have access to a manager account or its linked accounts, you can download a user access report. Here's how to download the report:

  1. Sign in to your manager account.
  2. Click the gear icon in the top corner of your manager account and select Account settings.
  3. Click Account access from the side navigation.
  4. In the "Users with account access" section, click the download icon.
  5. Select your file format from the drop-down menu and click Download.

Change access levels of users

  1. Sign in to your AdWords manager account.
  2. Click the gear icon in the top corner of your manager account and choose Account settings.
  3. Click Account access from the side navigation.
  4. In the "Users with account access" section, find the user email address for which you'd like to change access levels.
  5. In the "Access level" column, select a new access level from the drop-down menu

Change notification settings for users

  1. Click the gear icon in the top corner of your manager account and choose Account settings.
  2. Click Account access from the side navigation.
  3. In the “Users with account access” section, click the Actions drop-down menu and choose the option.

Remove users from your manager account

  1. Sign in to your AdWords manager account.
  2. Click the gear icon in the top corner of your manager account and choose Account settings.
  3. Click Account access from the side navigation.
  4. In the “Users with account access” section, click the Actions drop-down menu and choose the option.
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