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I've just accidentally deleted ALL of my ads from my campaign! Help!

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I've just accidentally deleted ALL of my ads from my campaign!!!! I meant to pause them and I hit "delete" instead of pause and automatically hit the enter key afterwards out of habit and the whole lot has gone!!!! Anyone know if this can be reversed?

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Hello Jagdish,

You can not restore deleted ads. But you can copy & paste the old same ad copies. this will act as new ad copy only.

Thanks,
Satya

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Hello Rebecca ! Welcome to the Community !

 

While deleted ads cannot be "undeleted" you can see them and their past statistics.

Just go to the "Ads " tab and select from the button "All but deleted ads" the option "All ads", and you can at least copy-paste their text to create new ads.

 

In the future , use the AdWords editor to backup your account including all the ads. Some info on this subject can be found here :

 

https://support.google.com/adwords/editor/answer/38658?hl=en

 

https://support.google.com/adwords/editor/answer/38660?hl=en

 

http://www.google.com/intl/en/adwordseditor/

Re: I've just accidentally deleted ALL of my ads from my campaign! He

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Thanks so much for this!! :-) thankfully I've managed to restore all my deleted ads!! Phew! :-)

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I am glad it worked out Smiley Happy

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how were you able to restore your ads with all of their history? thank you

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Hiya. Sadly I didn't manage to restore all the history. The stats had to start again. But I have several hundred separate ads so I was pleased not to have to rewrite them all! Luckily for me the ads were quite new so there wasn't much history lost.

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hey Rebecca, can you please let me know how did you manage to restore deleted ads?, for example I have deleted my ads in Jan-13 and now if I wan to restore performing ads it is possible..

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Hello Jagdish,

You can not restore deleted ads. But you can copy & paste the old same ad copies. this will act as new ad copy only.

Thanks,
Satya

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Under your campaign, click and change from "All But Deleted" to "All". Then you will see your deleted campaigns. Then you can change it back to enabled.

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How do you find ad copies?