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Application Account Setup

What is Application Account

Application Account is API-specific authentication Account for accessing from a third party tool (e.g. bid management tool) to your Account via Yahoo! Ads API.

Note
Please create Application Account only if the tool provider who has implemented Yahoo! Ads API request to you. If you do not use third party tools, you do not have to set up Application Account.

* Only Administrator or User has Edit role can set up application account.

 

How to set up an application account

Steps
  1. Click the [Search Ads] tab of the Campaign Management Tool.
  2. Click the [Administration] tab.
  3. Click the [Review] button to set up an application account on Account List.
  4. Click the [Application Account (New Registration)] button in upper right corner on Account Settings page.
  5. Set password for the application account on Create Application Account.
  6. Click the [Create] button.

Please be sure to notify the tool provider who has requested you once you complete application account set up. The tool provider needs following information.
< Information related to Application Account >

  • Account ID
  • Application Account ID
  • Application Account Password
Note
Please use third party tools and handle the information of Application Account under your responsibility. Yahoo! JAPAN is not responsible any trouble by using third party tools.

< Forgot password >
Please be noted that password you set up in step 5 will not be displayed on Campaign Management Tool. If you forget password, you will have to delete an application account, and then create new application account again. After set up, the information of newly created application account will be valid.

* If you stop using third-party tool, please delete the application account. And please change the application account password if you change tool.

 

How to change an application account

Please follow the method below to change the application account information you have already set up:
* Only"Status Settings" and "Password Settings" can be change.

Steps
  1. Click the [Search Ads] tab of the Campaign Management Tool.
  2. Click the [Administration] tab.
  3. Click the [Review] button to set up an application account on Account List.
  4. Click the [Application Account (On)] button in upper right corner on Account Settings page.
  5. Change the setting you wish to change on Edit Application Account Settings.
  6. Click the [Change Settings] button and save the set up.