Hi, I can see the source of the confusion here: my original response is now outdated. A few months ago we rolled out support for bid modifiers for *all* platforms <https://googleadsdeveloper.blogspot.com/2016/07/device-specific-bid-modifiers-coming-to.html>, and this feature is now available in all accounts and all versions of the AdWords API.
The AddAdGroupBidModifier example <https://developers.google.com/adwords/api/docs/samples/java/advanced-operations#add-an-ad-group-bid-modifier> shows how to add a modifier using the AdWords API. That example sets a bid modifier for mobile, but you can also add modifiers for desktop and tablet by specifying a different *Id* on the *Platform *object. For the list of available platforms and IDs, check out the Codes and Formats page <https://developers.google.com/adwords/api/docs/appendix/codes-formats#platforms> . Cheers, Josh, AdWords API Team On Tuesday, October 18, 2016 at 2:05:27 PM UTC-4, Jay Zou wrote: > > Hi Josh, > > Can you specify how to set 'BidModifier'? According to your document: > https://developers.google.com/adwords/api/docs/reference/v201605/AdGroupCriterionService.BiddableAdGroupCriterion#bidmodifier > > This filed is a double type. How to determine wether this modifier is on > Mobile or Computer? Can you share us some code examples? Thanks! > > On Friday, May 16, 2014 at 3:55:30 PM UTC-4, Josh Radcliff (AdWords API > Team) wrote: >> >> Hi, >> >> For device criteria you can only apply a bid modifier to the *Mobile* >> platform, >> both in the API and in the UI. You can set bid modifiers on various other >> types of criteria (such as keywords) by passing a >> BiddableAdGroupCriterion >> <https://developers.google.com/adwords/api/docs/reference/v201402/AdGroupCriterionService.BiddableAdGroupCriterion> >> to AdGroupCriterionService >> <https://developers.google.com/adwords/api/docs/reference/v201402/AdGroupCriterionService>. >> >> The code example named *UpdateKeywords* in each library demonstrates how >> to do this (e.g., here's >> <https://github.com/googleads/googleads-java-lib/blob/master/examples/adwords_axis/src/main/java/adwords/axis/v201402/basicoperations/UpdateKeyword.java> >> >> the Java example). >> >> Cheers, >> Josh, AdWords API Team >> >> On Friday, May 16, 2014 7:55:33 AM UTC-4, M.S. krishna deepak wrote: >>> >>> Hey, >>> >>> I want to change bids at AdGroup Level for other platforms(other than >>> mobile). I have looked at >>> https://developers.google.com/adwords/api/docs/reference/v201402/AdGroupBidModifierService >>> but >>> it seems to be working only for Mobile platform. >>> >>> Is there a way to do it? >>> >> -- -- =~=~=~=~=~=~=~=~=~=~=~=~=~=~=~=~=~=~=~=~=~=~=~=~ Also find us on our blog and Google+: https://googleadsdeveloper.blogspot.com/ https://plus.google.com/+GoogleAdsDevelopers/posts =~=~=~=~=~=~=~=~=~=~=~=~=~=~=~=~=~=~=~=~=~=~=~=~ You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "AdWords API Forum" group. To post to this group, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org To unsubscribe from this group, send email to adwords-api+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com For more options, visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/adwords-api?hl=en --- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "AdWords API Forum" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to adwords-api+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. Visit this group at https://groups.google.com/group/adwords-api. To view this discussion on the web visit https://groups.google.com/d/msgid/adwords-api/2bd71130-ccda-450f-92ba-384ea65f76e6%40googlegroups.com. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.