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Smarp: Authentication and reauthentication guide

This guide will walk you through how to authenticate or reauthenticate Smarp with Google Sheets, Data Studio, and Excel.

 

Before you begin

To connect Supermetrics to Smarp, you need:

  • Account name - The name you choose to login, it can be anything. We recommend inserting your account's name.
  • Smarp subdomain - Include the "subdomain" from your URL https://subdomain.smarpshare.com as Smarp subdomain field. 
  • API key - The token you use to authenticate queries to the API. You get this from the Smarp dashboard.


Data protection agreement 

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


Instructions


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 Smarp.
  4. Click Start.
  5. Enter your Account name, Smarp subdomain, and API key.
  6. Navigate to Report configuration
  7. Under Query type, select the query type.

Reauthenticate 
Learn how to reauthenticate the data source with Supermetrics Google Sheets.


Troubleshooting

  • 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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