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Shopify: Authentication and reauthentication guide

This guide will walk you through how to authenticate or reauthenticate Shopify with Google Sheets, Data Studio, and Microsoft Excel, as well as data warehouse destinations like Google Cloud Storage, BigQuery, and API.

Before you begin

To connect Supermetrics to Shopify, you need to have:

Install app

  • If you are authenticating Shopify for the first time, you will need to list the Shopify app. Please note that this step occurs only the first time you authenticate the data source, you do not need to install the app again.  

Click Install unlisted app, as below:

Data protection agreement 

If you have any questions about how Supermetrics handles and secures your data, read our policy on data privacy and security.


Google Sheets Data Studio  Excel Data Integrations
Before you can authenticate the data source in Google Sheets, you need to install the Supermetrics add-on.
  1. Open a new Google Sheets file 
  2. Click Add-ons → Supermetrics → Launch to open the sidebar.
  3. Under Data source, select the data source.
  4. Enter your store name, and click Start.
  5. Enter your email address and click Next.
  6. Enter your password and click Log in
  7. Under Select accounts, select the accounts.

Learn how to reauthenticate the data source with Google Sheets.

Next steps
Learn how to create your first Supermetrics query with Shopify.


  • If you encounter a 403 Forbidden error when authenticating to a Shopify Store or authentication failed error after reauthenticating Shopify, follow this guide
  • If you encounter an authentication error such as “authentication failed”, “you need to reauthenticate” or similar, see this guide. 
  • If you encounter a permission error such as “user permission denied” or similar, follow this guide.

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