Error: "Query failed: the request requires higher privileges than provided by the access token. Try to login again."

This guide will walk you through how to fix the following error: 

"Query failed: the request requires higher privileges than provided by the access token”. Try to login again" with LinkedIn Ads and/or LinkedIn Company Pages.


As a first step, please check that you meet the data source access requirements, meaning the user role level assigned to the business account(s) you are fetching data from. Please refer to this guide: General Data Source Access Requirements.


Once you have confirmed you meet the correct data source access requirements, please re-authenticate the data source by following one of the guides below: 

Data Studio: How to re-authenticate a Data Studio connector

Google Sheets: How to re-authenticate a Google Sheets connector

Microsoft Excel: How to re-authenticate an Excel connector

If the error persists

If the error persists, please renew the logins (tokens) associated with the data source you are encountering the error with. To do so, please refer to this guide

Further assistance 

If you continue to have issues after trying the above actions, please submit a request to support with the details of the issue and we will assist you.

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