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What is the Gear Shaped Icon? | #AdWordsAnswers


What is the Gear shaped Icon?


Hello Community!

I’m Raashi from the Google AdWords Team, and I’m here to talk about a useful button in your account that goes by many different names, but which our team refers to as the Gear icon.


This icon is the gateway to your billing details, account settings, and linked accounts.


Where can you find this Icon?


The gear-shaped Icon (⚙) is located in the top right corner of your account:


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What does the gear icon do?


Once you click on this icon, you will find a drop-down menu with options such as Billing, Linked Accounts, and Account Settings. Let’s take a closer look at these options:


Billing: The Billing option leads you to the page where you can see all the billing details related to your AdWords account. For example, Transaction History shows your daily advertising costs. Your Billing Profile shows you which address you are being billed to and which method of payment you are using. You can make any changes to your address, email address, and more from the Billing Settings section.


Linked Accounts: This page shows you which other accounts are linked to your Google AdWords account. You can use this page to link AdWords to Analytics, YouTube, Google Merchant Center, Search Console, and Google Play. You can also use this page to manage the accounts that are already linked.


Account Settings: Account Settings lets you access many settings and preferences for your AdWords account. Under Account Access, you can see who has which level of access to your account. You can also see which MCC your account is linked to. Under Preferences, you can see your account’s time zone and Notification Settings lets you control which email addresses get important communications related to your account.


You can also use this icon to send feedback or request help, which the AdWords Team is always happy to provide!

If you have any questions, feel free to drop a line in the comments section below and we will  be glad to assist you.

Habib S
May 2016

Thank you Raashi

Very useful information.

October 2016
What do u do
Syed M
October 2016

Thanks Raashi.... Can you please guide me about shipping weight attribute. How i can fex these warnings ?