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How to Block by Device ID

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How do I block specific DeviceIDs from seeing my ads?

 

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How to Block by Device ID

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Hi @A K, depending upon the type of Campaign(s) you're running you may be able to block traffic by IP address:

 

https://support.google.com/adwords/answer/2456098?hl=en

 

However, it's not possible to block by device ID (e.g. MAC address).  Note that blocking by IP address can also be risky as unless the desired IP is static, you'll be blocking traffic from an IP used in a pool of addresses, which might block a lot of users.

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How to Block by Device ID

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That is unfortunate.... I have at least one local competitor clicking on my ads using her cell phone, which (of course) hops from IP to IP as she cruises around the island. It *should* be possible to block by Device ID to eliminate exactly this type of click fraud

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Hi AK

Did you ever find a solution for this?