Moving accounts within a manager account

In your manager account, you can easily change managers for accounts in your hierarchy.

This article shows you how to move a directly linked client account to another sub-manager account within your account hierarchy. 

How it works

After you move an account to a sub-manager account, that new sub-manager account's data and totals will be updated to reflect the addition of the new client account.

Note that accounts and manager accounts you manage with API-only access cannot be moved to a new manager account through this process. If you need to move either of these account types, contact us and we can assist you.

How changing managers affects billing

Important: If an Ads account using monthly invoicing is unliked from its paying manager, it will stop serving ads immediately.

If you need to unlink an Ads account from its paying manager, you will need to choose a new paying manager account and link your Ads account to a billing setup under that manager (to ensure your ads continue to serve). You can find the paying manager name and ID for your Google Ads account by navigating to the “Billing settings” page. You can also find the paying manager name and ID for all your linked Google Ads accounts by adding the Paying manager column to the Budgets page of your manager account. Learn how.

Changing managers does not affect accounts using manual or automatic payments.

How changing managers affects conversion tracking

If you move a client account that was using your cross-account conversion tracking tag, but that account still falls within your account structure even after being moved, the cross-account conversion tracking tag will still work for the client account.

Change managers for your accounts

  1. Sign in to your Google Ads manager account.
  2. From the page menu on the left, click Settings, then click Sub-account settings along the top.
  3. Check the box next to the accounts you want to change managers for.
  4. Click Edit and select Change manager from the drop-down.
  5. Select a new manager for the account. You can also search for the new manager at the top.

 

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