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My adwords campaign became enabled after only 2 hours?!?!?

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Maybe less...Is this  unusual? Expected to wait for a while!

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Re: My adwords campaign became enabled after only 2 hours?!?!?

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Hi EvilBubu, how are things?

This is not unusual. In fact this is a very common thing actually.

Just to make clear, your Campaigns can be enable immediately after it's creation, but will only run with you have everything required set up.

Since you probably had every thing in place, it's all about Ads Approval. The official time for ads approval is up to 3 business days, but in general they're approved much faster then that. Text ads for example are approved in a matter of minutes, usually.

You can check this page for more information regarding Ads Approval:

Hope this helps.

Leandro Martinez

Leandro Martinez | Basta1Click

Re: My adwords campaign became enabled after only 2 hours?!?!?

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Hi EvilBubu,

Enabling or pausing of campaigns is all upto you. Though by default when a campaign is created, it is always enabled instantaneously until and unless you set a campaign starting date. But you can pause it manually at any time.
Now about the status of ads:
Most of the time Ads are are enabled within a Minute. But sometime they may get under review. Also most probably ads are approved in less than 24 hours which may be 2 hours, 1 hour or any time.

But keep in mind, there are certain cases where you will find all your ads are approved but still they are not showing. So, in this case your account might be under review which may take 2-3 business days.

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