How do I switch my payment setting (prepay and postpay)?

How do I switch my payment setting (prepay and postpay)?

Customers can now switch between prepay and postpay payment settings.
Important

Only users with full permissions (Super Admins) or users with permissions to manage some billing activities (Standard Users) can switch payment settings. Standard Users can only switch payment settings if there is a payment method to choose from. For more information, see How do I give someone access to my Bing Ads account?

Customers can now switch between prepay and postpay payment settings. It's still a good idea to pick the right option when you set up your account, but there might be a time when you need to change from a postpay threshold account to a prepay account or vice versa.

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When you switch from prepay to postpay, any prepaid balance remaining on your account will be refunded. Refunds are made to the same payment method that you used to add funds to your account. If you used multiple payment methods to fund your account, you might see multiple refunds listed.
  1. Click the gear icon gear icon, and then click Accounts & Billing.
  2. If you have multiple accounts, select the account that you want to switch from the drop-down list at the top of the page.
  3. In the Payment section, click the pencil icon pencil icon.
    If you don't see the pencil icon, you don't have the correct permissions to make this change. Learn more.

    Switch payment setting

  4. In the Payment setting drop-down list, click Switch to postpay, and then click Save.
  5. After you click Save, we'll guide you through the switch.

You'll see a summary letting you know that you have successfully switched to postpay.

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When we switch you from postpay to prepay, we need to settle your postpay account charges if you have a balance. To do this, we charge your payment method when you click Submit on the Make the Switch step. If your ads receive clicks after you click Submit and before we switch you to prepay, you will see another small charge on your payment method to cover those additional clicks.
  1. Click the gear icon gear icon, and then click Accounts & Billing.
  2. If you have multiple accounts, select the account that you want to switch from the drop-down list at the top of the page.
  3. In the Payment section, click the pencil icon pencil icon.
    If you don't see the pencil icon, you don't have the correct permissions to make this change. Learn more.

    Switch payment setting

  4. In the Payment setting drop-down list, click Switch to prepay, and then click Save.
  5. In the Pay amount due section, select your payment method, and click Next.
  6. In the Add funds section, select your payment method, and enter a payment amount.
  7. Optional: Select the Make this a recurring payment check box if you want to set up auto-recharge. Learn more.
  8. Click Next, read an overview of what will happen next, and then click Submit.

You'll see a summary letting you know that you have successfully switched to prepay.

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