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How can I clear old keywords from my dashboard?

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I used ad words years ago at another company and there are a bunch of keywords showing  up in my dashboard. How can I remove them? See screenshot:

Re: How can I clear old keywords from my dashboard?

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Hi Jim,


Welcome to the forum.


Did you run ads in this account previously for another client or was this account never really active? The reason I ask this is that if you did run ads for another company here, then it'd be best if you created a new account for your current client. I don't think your current company would appreciate running their ads in an account whose login details might be accessable by another company since they used to use this account. You may also run into issues linking Adwords to Analytics.


To remove these keywords, you can simply delete them from the account by going to the campaigns tab and then selecting the campaign and deleting it. Please note that you will lose history that was associated with these terms if they were active at any time and should download any historic reports that you may need to refer later.


Feel free to revert in case of any further queries on this.