Create and report on Google Ads geographic location targets

Remove Google Ads geographic location targets

Remove included and excluded location targets

This article describes how to remove positive and negative geographic location targets from a Google Ads campaign.

Remove included geographic locations from Google Ads campaigns

  1. Navigate to a Google Ads campaign.
    Steps for navigating to a campaign
    1. In the left navigation panel, click All accounts.
      What if the left navigation pane isn't visible?

    2. Click the navigation bar to display navigation options.

    3. In the "Agency" list, click on the agency that contains the advertiser. You can search for an agency by name or scroll through the list.

    4. In the "Advertiser" list, click on the advertiser that contains the engine account.

    5. In the "Account" list, click on the engine account that contains the campaign.
    6. In the "Campaign" list, click on the campaign.

    7. Click Apply or press the Enter key.

    Search Ads 360 displays the campaign page.

  2. Click the Targets ▼ tab, and then select Location targets.
  3. Click the Campaign location targets tab, select the check box next to each geo-location target that you want to remove. 
    To select all of the location targets, select the check box in the table header. 
  4. Click Edit ▼, and then click Remove.

 

Remove excluded geographic locations from Google Ads campaigns

  1. Navigate to a Google Ads campaign.
    Steps for navigating to a campaign
    1. In the left navigation panel, click All accounts.
      What if the left navigation pane isn't visible?

    2. Click the navigation bar to display navigation options.

    3. In the "Agency" list, click on the agency that contains the advertiser. You can search for an agency by name or scroll through the list.

    4. In the "Advertiser" list, click on the advertiser that contains the engine account.

    5. In the "Account" list, click on the engine account that contains the campaign.
    6. In the "Campaign" list, click on the campaign.

    7. Click Apply or press the Enter key.

    Search Ads 360 displays the campaign page.

  2. Click the Targets ▼ tab and then select Location targets.
  3. Click the Excluded tab.
  4. Select the check box next to each negative geographic location target that you want to remove. 
    To select all of the  negative location targets, select the check box in the table header. 
  5. Click Remove.
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