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Developer Token Reset  |  AdWords API  |  Google Developers

An issued
developer token
is a unique combination of letters, numbers, and characters that is required
for communicating with the AdWords API server. It authorizes your AdWords API
activity and thus you should treat it like a password.

You should reset your developer token if you believe that it’s been
compromised, or if a team member who has knowledge of the token has left.

What happens on reset?

Note that a reset will immediately invalidate your previous token, so any
API requests using the old token will fail. However, a reset will not trigger
re-review with the compliance team for an approved token. You can start using
the new developer token immediately.

How do I reset my developer token?

  1. Go to your Manager
    account
    in AdWords.

  2. Click the gear icon on the top-right of the screen:

  3. Select Account settings:

  4. On the left menu, select AdWords API Center:

  5. In the Developer details section, you will see your developer token:

  6. Click Regenerate token.

Tip: While your’re in this section, confirm that your API contact email is a
valid email address that’s actively monitored by your team. It’s recommended
that this address be for a team instead of an individual.

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