If you own a website or blog, you must aware of the very importance of Google Analytics. But, if you have a website that is no longer live but the account still exists. You can delete a Google Analytics account for such an inactive website or blog.
Deleting websites from Google Analytics is quite an easy task, and anyone can do it without having any technical skill whatsoever. Though, those who still looking for the answer can follow this article, as we will walk you through the entire process, step by step, as to how to delete a Google Analytics account.
What is Google Analytics?
Google Analytics is such an amazing tool, which is a compulsory requirement for every website owner or blogger. Everyone who is running an online business via a website or Google App needs to be aware of it. You can easily get to know complete insights of your website and blog, through Google Analytics.
Bloggers and website owners should add their website and app, as soon as their websites live. You will get to know the real-time update, audience overview, their acquisitions, and behavior, etc.
It also allows you to track the traffic of your websites including sessions by country and city-wise locations, sessions by device category, from where your audience comes from, likewise social, direct, organic, referral, and paid search.
How to delete a Google Analytics account?
You can create as many accounts in Google Analytics. To delete the unused account, you have to follow these simple steps.
Step 1: Go to Google Analytics and log in to your account, select the “Admin” option from the navigation bar.
Step 2: You will notice three columns on the screen, including accounts, properties, and views. You need to go to the first column “Account” and select the account that you want to delete, from the drop-down button. Then select “Account Settings”.
Step 3: Once you select the appropriate account, click “Move to Trash Can”.
Step 4: Google will confirm once again, you just need to click “Trash account”.
That’s it! Your account has been deleted from Google Analytics now, and a confirmation email sent to your Gmail account as well.
Though you can restore the same account within 35 days from the date of deletion, after that it can’t be restored.
How to restore a Google Analytics account?
In case you wrongly delete the Google Analytics account, you can easily restore it by following the below steps. Though, these below steps can be done within 35 days from the date of deletion of an account.
Step 1: Go to Google Analytics and log in to your account, select the “Admin” panel again and select the deleted account from the list.
Step 2: Click “Trash Can”.
Step 3: Select the deleted account, and click the “Restore” button.
Done, your account has been successfully restored and you will get a confirmation email for accounts’ restoration in your Gmail account.