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Adobe Analytics & Adobe Analytics 2.0 connection guide

Learn how to connect Adobe Analytics or Adobe Analytics 2.0 to Supermetrics.


Adobe Analytics 2.0 is in Early Access, which means we're still fine-tuning all of its features. It's available to use for free until the full release. We'd love to hear your feedback.


If you need to connect these data sources to one of our data warehouse or cloud storage destinations, explore our prerequisite and filling guides.


Before you begin

There are two ways to authenticate Adobe Analytics and Adobe Analytics 2.0:

  • Connect with a service account (recommended)
  • Connect with OAuth

These authentication methods both work differently and have different advantages.


Authentication methodDetails
Service account
  • Authentication is valid for 10 years
  • The service account is a separate user, which offers additional flexibility but means that all segments and calculated fields must be shared with it
  • Requires developer access
OAuth
  • Requires manual reauthentication every 14 days
  • Log in with your own Adobe Analytics credentials
  • All the settings, segments, and fields available to your account are instantly available in Supermetrics



Prerequisites: Create and connect a service account

To connect Supermetrics to Adobe Analytics or Adobe Analytics 2.0 with a service account you need:

When you're ready, follow our detailed guide to create and connect your Adobe Analytics service account.

Prerequisites: Connect with OAuth

To connect Supermetrics Adobe Analytics or Adobe Analytics 2.0 with OAuth, you need:


Instructions

For Excel users

If your team uses Supermetrics for Excel, you'll see different options for managing and sharing data source connections in that destination. Learn more.


Google Sheets Data StudioExcel

Make sure you've installed the Supermetrics add-on before you connect.

  1. Open a new Google Sheets file.
  2. Navigate to ExtensionsSupermetricsLaunch sidebar to open Supermetrics.
  3. Click Create new query.
  4. Under Data source, select Adobe Analytics or Adobe Analytics 2.0.
  5. Enter your credentials. These depend on your authentication method — OAuth only needs an email and password, while a service account needs a client ID, technical account ID, organization ID, and client secret.
  6. Click Start to connect with a service account, or Log in to connect with OAuth.

Learn about advanced settings, best practices, and troubleshooting tips for Supermetrics for Google Sheets.


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