Advanced Settings & Targeting

Optimize your publishing campaign to control what genres of ads appear in your games, how often they appear, which users or devices will see them, and more!

Advanced Settings

Select a publishing campaign from your dashboard.
Click to expand Advanced Settings and make changes. Check out your options below.
Click Save when you’re done.

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  • Prevent ads from showing in specific versions of your game.
  • Enter a minimum and/or maximum version number for your app.
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  • Prevent specific games or companies from showing ads in your campaign.
  • Click ▼ to expand the dropdowns and select apps or companies.
  • You can also add a custom list of apps to block.
This blocking mechanism does not apply to traffic for apps through the Chartboost Exchange. If you want to block an ad that you believe is coming from Exchange, please contact us.
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Check the Block 17+ box to prevent adult-oriented games from showing ads in your campaign.

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  • Use the List Builder to conveniently build and select whole lists of devices to include in or exclude from campaigns.
  • Select whether you want this campaign to include or exclude a list.
  • Select the list from the dropdown.
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  • Callbacks provide event notifications about clicks, video views, or converted installs.
  • Set up a callback, then select it from the dropdown to add it to this campaign.
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Campaign Targeting

Select a publishing campaign from your dashboard.
Go to Campaign Targeting and make changes. Check out your options below.
Click Add Target to add more targets. Click to disable any target.
Click Save when you’re done.

  • Choose which genres of ads you want to show in this campaign, which game audiences you want to target — hardcore, midcore, or casual — and which audience genders you want to target.
  • Click on a category, checkmark the options you want, and then click Select.
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  • Include or exclude specific countries from your publishing campaign.
  • Click Target selected countries.
  • Choose Include or Exclude, and then select countries from the dropdown menu.
 
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  • Include or exclude specific OS versions from your publishing campaign.
  • Click Target selected OS versions.
  • Choose a minimum and maximum OS version.
 
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  • Include or exclude specific device series or models from your publishing campaign.
  • Click Target selected device types.
  • Choose Include or Exclude.
  • Choose Series or Model, then select specific series or models to target.
 
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