How I Got My Google Adsense Account Back In 14 Days

On Friday, October 10, 2008 I got an email from Google AdSense Team and I was shocked to read that my AdSense account is disabled due to invalid clicks.

It was really an embarrassing moment as there were 160$ on hold. Then finally, I decided to write an application to Google and I got a reply on Wednesday, October 15, 2008 saying :

On Friday, October 24, 2008 AdSense Team replied to my mail and I got my account back. When I opened my AdSense account my 160$ were still in it. It was hard to keep my feet on the ground. Then I decided to share my experience on how I got my AdSense account back in 14 days. Lets start :

My habit saved my account :

I have a habit to take screenshot of my AdSense account daily . When ever I noticed invalid clicks I used to take a screenshot, note the exact date and time and request invalid clicks. Click here to visit Invalid Clicks Contact Form

Where did I Appeal about disabled account :

When your account gets disabled by Google just remember that you have only one chance to make an appeal. So, your mail should be impressive and well written. You can write to Google from Online Appeal Form

What did I write :

As mentioned above about my habit, I wrote a big mail to Google giving them the exact date, time and screenshot about the invalid clicks. I knew it was my first and last chance, I also told them about my previous earnings.

Just after 14 days I got an mail from AdSense Team saying :

Thank you for clarifying your situation. We have reviewed your
circumstances and have reinstated your account, effective immediately.
Please note that there will be a delay of up to 48 hours before our
servers are informed of the update and ads start running on your website
again.

Editor’s Note: Congrats Gagan for getting back his Adsense account. I came across many such incidents recently. I hope Gagan’s post will help guys in trouble.


[Editor’s Note: This guest post is by Gagan. Gagan blogs on internet & technology at CreativeBloggingIdeas.

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  • http://mobilegyaan.com Deepak Jain

    @ Gagan:

    You must have provided us a copy of the mail that u sent to google too.. :P
    Wanted to know what you wrote that made Google reconsider their decisions.. :-)

  • http://www.techpavan.com Pavan Kumar

    Gagan, Deepak is right! If possible please edit this post to provide the mail you sent to Google! Congrats for the great miracle which occurs for one in lakh :)

  • http://www.contacthello.com/mobile/ Sita

    I think you can use this experience to create a really great tool. Something that will keep checking your adsense account and report any CTR beyond a certain %. Then the webmaster can check the account manually and report to google if required.

  • http://www.deskbeauty.com Panwar

    Thanks for your nice sharing but as deepak and pawan says you have to show us your mail that you send to google as it will be very nice to complte this post bcoz every thing you describe very well but without your mail we are feeling some missing in this post.
    So now hope you will take care of us.

    • http://mobilegyaan.com Deepak Jain

      @Panwar
      I’ll personally request Gagan to provide us a copy of the mail

  • http://blog.arpitnext.com ArpitNext

    first of all : congrats!

    and agree with deepak, please attach the copy of the mail that u sent to adsense!

    • http://mobilegyaan.com Deepak Jain

      @ArpitNext
      Lolz.. Now Gangan will surely slap me starting such bullish conver… :P

  • http://www.deskbeauty.com Panwar

    I am agree with deepak for copy of mail in our mail boxes.

    • http://mobilegyaan.com Deepak Jain

      @Panwar
      guess he’ll soon provide it to us :-)

  • http://www.wallpapers2k.com Panwar

    We are waiting for his kind reply and mail…

  • http://84productions.blogspot.com Gagan

    @All

    I am gathering all the detailed information about what I wrote in my mail that I wrote to Google team. I’ll edit this post and provide you a copy of the mail that I sent to Google. Please wait for 1-2 days more !!

    Thanks :)

  • http://www.wallpapers2k.com Panwar

    Thanks dear we and our mailboxes are waiting for your reply.

  • http://www.wallpapers2k.com Panwar

    Still waiting for mail.

    • http://mobilegyaan.com Deepak Jain

      @Panwar
      Guess Gagan is too busy to work out for this..

      ‘ll ask him to provide the info ASAP. :)

  • sarv007

    My case is different…..My orkut profile was disabled….and all other a/cs including are not accessible

    • http://www.devilsworkshop.org/ Rahul Bansal

      @sarv007
      Chances are less that it will work but try contacting Orkut support team

  • http://mdwealth.blogspot.com Rahul

    You are lucky, getting back your adsense is really tough. surely i will keep this post in mind.

  • veti

    Hi i am from Macedonia and my Google AdSense Account is Disabled? i had $ 1040 on my account how i can get back my account can someone help? there my e-mail vetibizi@live.com

    • http://www.devilsworkshop.org/ Rahul Bansal

      @veti
      Have you tried anything mentioned in above post?

  • http://www.thechetan.com/ Chetan

    This is really great that you got your account back, many people never get there account back once deactivated..

    • http://www.mobilegyaan.com Deepak Jain

      @Chetan
      Yea.. Gagan was really too lucky to get back his account :-)

  • http://computersservicing.blogspot.com/ venkat

    every blogger with google adsense account will expereince these sort of problems with Google that is really scary experience

  • http://www.hellboundbloggers.com S.Pradeep Kumar

    Really nice yar ! Your habit indeed saved you ! Rock ! :)

    Cheers !
    HellBound Bloggers

  • becky

    I just got my account disabled. no reason…case closed. If google can sense invalid clicks then why don’t they just remove them at the time and let you keep your account? I certainly do not have capabilities to tell who is clicking on THEIR ads. This is stupid and I am going to the BBB with this BS

  • http://webdire.com Sushant

    Thats why I say never depend on only one revenue source.Split it up in different channels

  • http://doit2us.blogspot.com mc4tur

    Not work for me, cos never recorded

  • sai143

    hey my dear friends ihave problem
    for adsense account is disable please
    eny body no help please
    my email: s_sai143@yahoo.com

  • http://globalhiphopevents.com Globalhiphopevents.com

    it didnt work for me… i need help now… thanks

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  • http://fairandroid.com Asho

    It is really great to see a person who got account back… hereafter i too planned to track everything… thank you for info…

  • joey babcock

    Help, someone. My account was disabled because of a spammer eho click bombed it. Please tell me how to get it back

    • http://www.dargadgetz.com Daniel

      Mine was too. On oct 11th. did you ever get your back?

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  • preet

    Very impressive post . Can you please explain how you came to know that there are some invalid clicks ?

  • http://www.theme2me.com/ Saurabh Rai

    quite impressive, as most of the time Google don’t give the Adsense account back… Now, I am confident that we can get it back…

  • http://www.techiebin.com Arup Ghosh

    Thats really a life saving tip. ‘ll save all the records everyday after I get adsense account.

  • http://www.techalam.com/ Nizam Khan

    Excellent! This resource will be very helpful for bloggers/webmasters whose accounts have been disabled. Well yes, it’s a always a good habit to keep the screenshots of the details earnings/performance reports and date/time for submission and also screenshots about the invalid click activities/unusual activities. Well, you was lucky to get your account back. Thanks for sharing your experience :)

  • http://www.jaydipbaba.com Jaydip Parikh

    Impressive story Gagan, I guess your habit saved your account. In other words all serious players should have this habit and this can save your account. Cheers