Regain access to Google Analytics account

Website Ranking | 26/08/2021

Regain access to Google Analytics account

To regain your Google Analytics account access, simply follow the 6 steps below:

1. Go to the Google Analytics Help Center 

2. Select “1)I can’t find an Analytics administrator, 2)the Analytics administrator left the company, 3)I lost administrative access, or 4)I want to upgrade my access”

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3. Prove site ownership

Make sure you follow the format and the wording exactly as provided. Incomplete and/or incorrect wording will prevent Google from proceeding with your request.

  • Create an analytics.txt file with the following information:

    GooGhywoiu9839t543j0s7543uw1 - pls add {INSERT EMAIL ADDRESS} to GA account {INSERT UA-ID} with ‘Manage Users and Edit’ permissions - date {INSERT DATE}.
  • Add the analytics.txt file to the top-level domain, e.g.,

    If the URL of the site that is sending data to Analytics is a subdomain, then you can upload analytics.txt to either the subdomain or the top-level domain, for example: or
  • If there are Google Ads and/or AdSense accounts linked to the Analytics account, you need to prove ownership of those accounts, as well.
  • Next Contact Google here

4. Type “regain access to analytics

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5. Select Chat or Email to contact a Google representative and let them know you have taken the steps above

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6. You will receive an email or chat to a Google Specialist who will follow up and resolve your problem.

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