Change your status, bid, and other settings

You can change your campaign status and budget, your ad group bids and end dates, and other settings right from the Campaigns page. This article shows you how.

You can change some of your campaign, ad group, and keyword settings right from the Campaigns page. Take a look the examples below to see what you can change.

To change campaign status or budget amount

  1. From the Campaigns page, select the Campaigns tab (or from the main menu on the left, select All campaigns and then Campaigns).
  2. Select Columns  > Modify columns and ensure the all of the columns you want to see are checked. Then select Apply.
  3. Hover over the field you want to edit and select on the pencil icon that appears.
  4. After you are done making your changes, select Save.

To change your budget type, take a look at your different budget options. Other changes can be made at the campaign level by selecting the campaign name (in the Campaign column) and then selecting Settings. To have the Campaigns table show only specific rows, select Filters (or Add filter) and specify what you want to see.

Note

Campaigns become enabled immediately after you resume them. However, if you have created new ads or keywords since pausing these campaigns, they will need to go through an editorial review which may take up to one business day. If they still are not being displayed after that time, select Support at the bottom of any Microsoft Advertising page.

Change the budget for multiple campaigns

  1. From the Campaigns page, select the Campaigns tab (or from the main menu on the left, select All campaigns and then Campaigns).
  2. Select the checkbox next to the campaigns that you want to update.
  3. Select Edit, and then select Change budgets.
  4. To set the budget to a specific amount:
    1. In the Action list, choose Set.
    2. Choose a budget type: Daily - Standard or a Shared - Standard budget from the Shared Library.
    3. Enter the amount you want to set the budgets to.
    4. Select Save.
  5. To increase the budgets by a specific percentage or amount:
    1. In the Action list, choose Increase.
    2. Choose which budgets you want to set.
    3. Enter the percentage or amount you want to increase your budgets by.
    4. Select Save.
  6. To decrease the budgets by a specific percentage or amount:
    1. In the Action list, choose Decrease.
    2. Choose which budgets you want to set.
    3. Enter the percentage or amount you want to decrease your budgets by.
    4. Select Save.

To change ad group status, bids or end dates

  1. From the Campaigns page, select the Ad Groups tab (or from the main menu on the left, select All campaigns and then Ad groups).
  2. Select Columns  > Modify columns and ensure the all of the columns you want to see are checked. Then select Apply.
  3. Hover over the field you want to edit and select on the pencil icon that appears.
  4. After you are done making your changes, select Save.
Notes
  • Other changes can be made at the ad group level by selecting the ad group name (in the Ad group column) and then selecting Settings.
  • To have the Ad groups table show only specific rows, select Filters (or Add filter) and specify what you want to see.
  • Ad groups become enabled immediately after you resume them. However, if you have created new ads or keywords since pausing these ad groups, they will need to go through an editorial review which may take up to one business day. If they still are not being displayed after that time, select Support at the bottom of any Microsoft Advertising page.

To change keyword match type, bid, or landing page

  1. From the Campaigns page, select the Keywords tab (or from the main menu on the left, select All campaigns and then Keywords).
  2. Select Columns  > Modify columns and ensure the all of the columns you want to see are checked. Then select Apply.
  3. Hover over the field you want to edit and select on the pencil icon that appears.
  4. After you are done making your changes, select Save.
Note

To have the Keywords table show only specific rows, select the Filters (or Add filter) and specify what you want to see.


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