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 Hello Experts,


I have this situation. In my campaign location setting I set to all but excluding India.

I am targeting keywords ie. blue widget in India, red widget in india

When I run Keyword diagnosis it shows "Restricted by targeting"

Given reason is: Your ads are set to show only to users in the locations you've chosen.

Note that I have another separate campaign for these keywords but only targeting to India country.


So I want to show my ads in other countries but not In India with same keywords.


I hope you got my answer. Need little help here. 

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Re: keywords Restricted by targeting

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Hi Mansoor,

Did you try changing your location in the ad preview tool to somewhere outside of India? If you're in India and trying to test keywords that you've excluded from showing in India, I can see how you would get some odd messaging.

Try that first and see what happens.

Let us know how it goes.

Tommy Sands, AdWords Top Contributor | Community Profile | Twitter | Philly Marketing Labs
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Re: keywords Restricted by targeting

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I have changed location setting:
Target : People in, searching for or viewing pages about my targeted location
Exclude : People in my excluded location

This works for me.