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Auto-redirect ads take the user out of the app without any action from the user. These bad ads automatically redirect the user to the app store, to phishing scams, or to malicious websites. By using Ad Review, you can detect auto-redirect events and tackle user complaints about them.

Auto-Redirects Report

When an auto-redirecting ad starts appearing in your apps, you will probably receive user complaints. However, these complaints rarely contain enough information to act on, and the issues they describe are impossible to recreate. With Auto-Redirects Report (MAX > Ad Review > Analyze > Auto-Redirects Report) you can find the specific creative by using a combination of filters like date, country, application, and redirect target.

Supported Networks

Ad NetworkMinimum Android VersionMinimum iOS Version
DT Exchange5.
Google Bidding and Google AdMob7.1.0
Liftoff Monetize5.
Unity Ads5.


This report automatically groups its results by creative. You can click the eye icon to see a preview of the creative.
How many impressions resulted in auto-redirect.
Redirect Rate
Redirects ÷ Impressions: the percentage of impressions that resulted in auto-redirect.

Table: Creative / Redirects Rate / Redirects


  • Day / Week
  • Platform — Android or iOS
  • Application
  • Network
  • End User ID — see End User ID below
  • DSP
  • Ad Format
  • Country
  • Creative ID — the creative ID that Ad Review detects for this ad
  • Network Creative ID — the creative ID that the network provides to MAX
  • Redirect Advertised iOS App — the iOS app to which the ad leads, if the redirect is to the store (iTunes ID included)
  • Redirect Advertised Android App — the Android app to which the ad leads, if the redirect is to the store (package name included)
  • Redirect Web Domain — the website to which the ad leads, if the redirect is to a website
  • URL — the full URL to which the ad leads

Auto Redirects. Run Report. Network, Ad Format

End User ID

You can refine results for a specific user. To do this you must first tag users with your own identifiers.

The following code snippets show how to tag users with your own internal User ID. The maximum size of the User ID string is 8192 characters.