Changes the parameters of advertisers who are agency clients, and user settings for chief representatives of advertisers.

  1. Restrictions
  2. Request
  3. Response
Note. For requests to the AgencyClients service:
  • In the Authorization header, specify the access token you received for the agency representative.
  • Don't specify the Client-Login header.


Maximum of 1000 clients per method call.


Note. The ClientInfo, Notification, and Phone parameters belong to the advertiser's chief representative (see Roles and access of Yandex.Direct users). The ClientId, Grants, and Settings parameters belong to the advertiser.

Request structure in JSON format:

  "method": "update",
  "params": { /* params */
    "Clients": [{ /* AgencyClientUpdateItem */
      "ClientId": (long), /* required */
      "ClientInfo": (string),
      "Grants": [{  /* GrantItem */
        "Privilege": ( "EDIT_CAMPAIGNS" | "IMPORT_XLS" | "TRANSFER_MONEY" ), /* required */
        "Value": ( "YES" | "NO" ) /* required */
      }, ... ],
      "Notification": { /* NotificationUpdate */
        "Lang": ( "RU" | "UK" | "EN" | "TR" ),
        "Email": (string),
        "EmailSubscriptions": [{  /* EmailSubscriptionItem */
          "Value": ( "YES" | "NO" ) /* required */
        }, ... ]
      "Phone": (string),
      "Settings": [{ /* ClientSettingUpdateItem */
        "Option": ( "DISPLAY_STORE_RATING" | "CORRECT_TYPOS_AUTOMATICALLY" ), /* required */
        "Value": ( "YES" | "NO" ) /* required */
      }, ... ]
    }] /* required */
Parameter Type Description Required
Params structure (for JSON) / UpdateRequest structure (for SOAP)
Clients array of AgencyClientUpdateItem The parameters (for agency client advertisers) and user settings (for chief representatives of advertisers) that you need to change. Yes
AgencyClientUpdateItem structure
ClientId long Advertiser ID. Yes
ClientInfo string Client name (maximum of 255 characters). No
Grants array of GrantItem The advertiser's permissions for campaign management. No
Notification NotificationUpdate

The Yandex.Direct user's settings for SMS and email notifications.

Phone string

Phone number of the Yandex.Direct user (255 characters maximum).

Settings array of ClientSettingUpdateItem Advertiser settings that only allow YES or NO values. No
GrantItem structure
Privilege PrivilegeEnum

Name of the permission:

For the IMPORT_XLS permission, you can only set the YES value if the EDIT_CAMPAIGNS permission is also set to YES. Otherwise, an error is returned.

For the EDIT_CAMPAIGNS permission, you can only set the NO value if the IMPORT_XLS permission is set to NO. Otherwise, an error is returned.

Value YesNoEnum Whether the client has this permission. Yes
NotificationUpdate structure
Lang LangEnum Language for notifications. No
Email string

The email address for sending notifications related to the account (no more than 255 characters).

EmailSubscriptions array of EmailSubscriptionItem Types of notifications to send by email. No
EmailSubscriptionItem structure
Option EmailSubscriptionEnum

Type of notification:

  • RECEIVE_RECOMMENDATIONS — Yandex.Direct news and recommendations.

  • TRACK_MANAGED_CAMPAIGNS — Notifications for campaigns that have a personal manager.

  • TRACK_POSITION_CHANGES — Warnings about traffic forecasts falling lower than the bid provided at the time of configuration.

Value YesNoEnum Whether to send this type of notification. Yes
ClientSettingUpdateItem structure
Option ClientSettingUpdateEnum

Setting name:

  • CORRECT_TYPOS_AUTOMATICALLY — Automatically fix errors and typos.

  • DISPLAY_STORE_RATING — Add data from external sources to the ad (see Data from third parties in the Help for Yandex.Direct).

Value YesNoEnum Setting value. Yes


Response structure in JSON format:

  "result": {  /* result */
    "UpdateResults": [{  /* ClientsActionResult */
      "ClientId": (long),
      "Warnings": [{  /* ExceptionNotification */
        "Code": (int), /* required */
        "Message": (string), /* required */
        "Details": (string)
       }, ...
      "Errors": [{  /* ExceptionNotification */
        "Code": (int), /* required */
        "Message": (string), /* required */
        "Details": (string)
       }, ...
    }, ... ] /* required */
Parameter Type Description
Result structure (for JSON) / UpdateResponse structure (for SOAP)
UpdateResults array of ClientsActionResult The result of changing parameters for agency client advertisers and user settings for chief representatives of advertisers.
ClientsActionResult structure
ClientId long Advertiser ID. Returned if there aren't any errors. See the section Operations on object arrays.
Warnings array of ExceptionNotification

Warnings that occurred during the operation.

Errors array of ExceptionNotification

Errors that occurred during the operation.