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Main account access is not Administrative (none are!)

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I am coming into an agency with AdWords and Analytics already set up and managing these accounts. I have been unsuccessful this far in merging the AdWords and Analytics accounts, and have finally (I believe) found the reason why. My access to the Analytics accounts is Administrative; however, my access to AdWords accounts says "User interface and API" access. This is under Client Managers. The only other users with access are two with email-only access. I see how I am able to ADD and invite a user and offer them Administrative Access; however, I want the login I use now and have always used to be Administrative and I do not see a way to change this. If I could remove this email and then re-add it as Administrative, that could work BUT that is the way I currently access the account and I am afraid of locking myself out somehow.

 

Any words of wisdom of how I can finally fix this so I can link clients' accounts?

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Re: Main account access is not Administrative (none are!)

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Hi Stacy, "User Interface & API" is the normal access for an account manager via an MCC and is the highest level available via this relationship.  If I remember correctly, to link Analytics you'll need to be the owner of the Adwords account.

 

I don't think there's any way around this - as a manager; the only solution is to either send the client details of how to do it themselves or visit them and walk them through it.

 

Jon

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