How To Reactivate A Closed AdSense Account? [in 2022]

Written by: Emily Anderson
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If you have closed a Google AdSense account, you have to reactivate the AdSense account before you would be able to use it again and get paid for display ads on YouTube or on your websites.

In this Google AdSense tutorial, we are going to show you how to reactivate a Google AdSense account step by step.

Without further ado, let’s dive in.

How to access a closed AdSense account?

To access a closed Google AdSense account:

  1. Open
  2. Sign in to your Closed AdSense account
  3. Use the email and password you used for the account before you closed it.

If you can access a Google AdSense account, you can check the past performance of the account, payment information and everything else that you have had access to before closing the account.

It also means that you can reactivate the Google AdSense account if you want to make money with AdSense again.

How to reactivate a closed Google AdSense Account?

To reactivate a closed Google AdSense account:

  1. Sign in to Google AdSense account with your password and email address
  2. You should see a ‘Reactivate account’ button.
  3. Click on ‘Reactivate account’
  4. The Google AdSense account should be reactivated now.

However, to be able to serve Google AdSense display ads again, you have to resubmit your site for approval.

So you have to go through the AdSense approval process again and there is no guarantee that the Google AdSense support team will approve your sites again, just because they approved it once in the past.

Can’t reactivate a closed Google AdSense account

There are four main reasons why you might not be able to reactivate a Google AdSense account.

  1. First, you had to have an administrator role in the closed Google AdSense account to be able to reactivate it.
  2. Secondly, if the Google AdSense account has been closed for more than 10 years, you can’t reactivate the account anymore.
  3. Also, if the Google AdSense account has been deactivated or disabled for a policy violation, you won’t be able to reactivate the Google AdSense account.
  4. If you have deleted the associated Google Account as well, it is very unlikely that you will be able to recover the closed Google AdSense account.

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