How to get a Google Ad Manager Account

Google Ad Manager is the world’s most popular ad server for websites. Any website who runs ads will at some point encounter Google’s A Manager. this guide will show you how to to get access to Ad Manager for your site.

The good news is that there is a very high likely-hood that you already have access to Ad Manager. For websites with less than 1 million monthly pageviews, the only requirement is an active Google AdSense account.

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If you do not yet have an AdSense account, then you will need to go through the AdSense signup process first. Generally any website that is considering Google Ad Maanager should be able to easily meet all AdSense account requirments. A fairly quick approval should be possible, oftentimes within 1 week.

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In case your website does have over 1 million pageviews per month, you will not need to have an active AdSense account in order to Sign Up for Ad Manager. You can go directly to the Ad Manager contact for and apply for access here:

Step by step guide

  1. Go to and click on Sign Up or Get Started.
  2. Select ‘Less than 1 million’ if you already have an active AdSense account.
  3. Select ‘Yes’ when asked whether you have an AdSense account.
  4. No you will be prompted to select an email address to Sign Up for the Ad Manager account. It is important that you select the same email account that is the admin user for your existing AdSense account.
  5. Now you have successfully logged into your Google Ad Manager account.

Once you have logged in for the first time, you should set your currency and your time zone settings.

Click on Admin > Global Settings > Network Settings

Here you will be able to set your Time Zone and Currency. You will only be able to change these settings if no orders or line items have been created. Once your first order has been created, the two settings will lock and can no longer be changed.

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