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Simplesat: Authentication guide

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


Before you begin

To connect Supermetrics to Simplesat, you need:

  • Simplesat uses an account/API key for authentication.
  • Read Simplesat’s documentation to learn how to find your account/API key.


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.


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. Navigate to ExtensionsSupermetricsLaunch to open the Supermetrics sidebar.
  3. Click Create query.
  4. Under Data source, select Simplesat.
  5. Click Start.
  6. Enter your credentials and click Log in.
  7. Click Allow.
  8. Under Select accounts, select the accounts.

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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