Account definitions - What is the difference between "User ID" and "Data source ID"?

You might encounter different types of accounts when connecting with our Supermetrics products and building reports. This guide will help you understand the definitions and difference between "user ID" and "data source ID".

Supermetrics user ID


Supermetrics user ID is the account you use to log in with your Supermetrics license. Therefore, the user account assigned to your Supermetrics license. 

Example of Supermetrics user ID:



Data source ID


Data source ID is the account you use to login with a data source, for example with Facebook Ads, Google Ads, etc. 

Example of data source ID:


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