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How do I cancel Adwords for an account I cannot log into?

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I set up Adwords with a dedicated email address in 2014. I cannot log into that account (says it cannot "verify" me when I attempt to recover the password). Phone support could not solve.

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Re: How do I cancel Adwords for an account I cannot log into?

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Hi @Deborah H,


Are you sure of the email account used to create the AdWords account? 


Do you have access to previous emails from the AdWords account? What about access to the advertised website's code (to add verification code to the site's source code)? 


If you can prove you set it up and can validate ownership of the account, you should connect with AdWords Support (try live chat) and press the issue and that you can verify ownership.





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 Please give let us know how this goes and if we can try and provide further help.


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