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how to run Ad Preview and Diagnosis on an ad when you are outside of the scheduled time?

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Hi - I run an AdWords campaign that is scheduled to display within office hours. However, I most often have time to check the stats from home. Whenever I use the Ad Preview and Diagnosis tool, my ads won't display as I am outside the scheduled time. Is there a way of using the test tool and setting the time you want to test it on?

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how to run Ad Preview and Diagnosis on an ad when you are outside of the scheduled time?

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Hi Jo,

 

If you want to see how your ad would appear right now, turn off the ad schedule, run the preview, then turn the schedule back on.

 

To see how it would be running at another time, it won't be possible. Everything about AdWords ads is determined in real time. Google cannot tell who will be bidding and for how much on your keywords at another time of day. 

 

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Accepted by topic author Jo P
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how to run Ad Preview and Diagnosis on an ad when you are outside of the scheduled time?

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Hi Jo,

 

If you want to see how your ad would appear right now, turn off the ad schedule, run the preview, then turn the schedule back on.

 

To see how it would be running at another time, it won't be possible. Everything about AdWords ads is determined in real time. Google cannot tell who will be bidding and for how much on your keywords at another time of day. 

 

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ok - thanks for that.