How to set Filters for Google Analytics Views and connect them with Databox

Within Google Analytics, you can create Filtered Views to better analyze data that meets certain parameters. This document outlines how to create Filtered Views in Google Analytics and connect a Filtered View directly to Databox. 

HOW TO

How to create a Filtered View in Google Analytics

1
 Sign in to your Google Analytics Account
2
 Click Admin, and select the Account and Property where you want to add the new View. 
3
 In the View column, open the dropdown menu and click  Create New View. Enter a name for your new View and click Create View to save. 
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4
 In the View column, select  Filters and then select "+ Add Filter" to add a new Filter to the View
5
 Enter a name for the Filter
6
 Click  Predefined filter to select from the predefined filter types. Learn more about Predefined filters here. To build a Custom Filter, select  Custom filter. Learn more about Custom Filter fields here.

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7
 From the Available Views list, select the Views where you want to apply the Filter, then click Add
8
 Click Save
Note: Filters require up to 24 hours before Google Analytics fully applies the conditions to your data.

Connect custom View from Google Analytics to Databox

1
 Navigate to the  Data Manager
2
 Click the green + New Connection button
3
 Search for Google Analytics and hover over the block. Click the green Connect button
4
 Select the appropriate Google Analytics Account, Property and View in the connection window. If there is only 1 Property or View for the Google Analytics Account, it will automatically be selected in Databox. 
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5
 Click Activate to complete the connection process

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