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i have found a unknown phone number that has appeared in my advert?

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A wierd phone number that does not connect to anything has appeared in a adwords advert. I does not appaear on the ad when I go to my account and look at the text. How can I get rid of it? Any answers appreciated. Thnaks.

 

Re: i have found a unknown phone number that has appeared in my advert

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Hello,

 

That is a Google Forwarding number. By default when you create a click to call extension Google will uses a forwarding number different from the one you put in. This will allow reporting on phone calls (e.g. any phone calls lasting over 60 seconds can be counted as a conversion). You can change this by editing the number in the ad extension by telling Google not to use a forwarding number but you will only get stats if some clicks on your number from a mobile phone.