DeleteCustomer Service Operation

 

Deletes a customer.

Request | Response

Error Codes

Service: CustomerManagementService.svc v9 | Namespace: https://bingads.microsoft.com/Customer/v9

DeleteCustomerRequest Message

Request Body

The DeleteCustomerRequest object defines the elements of the request’s body. The elements must be in the same order as shown in the SOAP Request SOAP.

ElementDescriptionData Type
CustomerIdThe identifier of the customer to delete.long
TimeStampThe time-stamp value that the operation uses to reconcile the update. You must call GetCustomer to get the time-stamp value. The delete operation fails if the customer object has a time-stamp value that differs from the one that you pass.base64Binary

Request Headers

Set the required header elements for each service request. New customers are required to sign up for Bing Ads with a Microsoft Account, and to manage those accounts you must use OAuth. Existing users with legacy Bing Ads credentials may continue to specify the UserName and Password header elements. In future versions of the API, Bing Ads will transition exclusively to Microsoft Account authentication. For more information, see Getting Started With the Bing Ads API.

OAuth Authentication

These request headers are required for Managing User Authentication with OAuth.

ElementDescriptionData Type
AuthenticationTokenThe OAuth access token used to manage Bing Ads accounts linked to a Microsoft Account.string
DeveloperTokenThe client application's developer access token.string

Password Authentication

These request headers are required for legacy username and password authentication.

ElementDescriptionData Type
DeveloperTokenThe client application's developer access token.string
PasswordThe Bing Ads user's sign-in password.string
UserNameThe Bing Ads user's sign-in user name. You may not set this element to a Microsoft account or email address.string

Request SOAP

The following example shows the complete request envelope.

<s:Envelope xmlns:i="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" xmlns:s="http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/soap/envelope/">
  <s:Header xmlns="https://bingads.microsoft.com/Customer/v9">
    <Action mustUnderstand="1">DeleteCustomer</Action>
    <ApplicationToken i:nil="false"></ApplicationToken>
    <AuthenticationToken i:nil="false"></AuthenticationToken>
    <DeveloperToken i:nil="false"></DeveloperToken>
    <Password i:nil="false"></Password>
    <UserName i:nil="false"></UserName>
  </s:Header>
  <s:Body>
    <DeleteCustomerRequest xmlns="https://bingads.microsoft.com/Customer/v9">
      <CustomerId></CustomerId>
      <TimeStamp i:nil="false"></TimeStamp>
    </DeleteCustomerRequest>
  </s:Body>
</s:Envelope>

DeleteCustomerResponse Message

Response Body

The response does not contain additional body elements.

Response Header

ElementDescriptionData Type
TrackingIdThe identifier of the log entry that contains the details of the API call.string

Response SOAP

The following example shows the complete response envelope.

<s:Envelope xmlns:s="http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/soap/envelope/">
  <s:Header xmlns="https://bingads.microsoft.com/Customer/v9">
    <TrackingId p4:nil="false" xmlns:p4="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance"></TrackingId>
  </s:Header>
  <s:Body>
    <DeleteCustomerResponse xmlns="https://bingads.microsoft.com/Customer/v9" />
  </s:Body>
</s:Envelope>

Error Codes

If the service operation fails, it throws a FaultException, which contains one or more of the Bing Ads API error data objects. For information about the fault detail objects, see Customer Management Error Data Objects and Handling Service Errors and Exceptions.The following are example error codes that the error objects can include when using this service operation. For all documented error codes, please see Bing Ads Operation Error Codes.

Error Code
InvalidCredentials

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