Exclude your IP from Google Analytics 2018

To help, try following the below steps to finally exclude your IP from Google Analytics.

Step one: Determine your IP address.

This step is very easy thanks to Google.  Simply type into Google “what is my IP”

Google What is my IP

At the top of the page it will say “Your public IP address is …”  Copy this number as we are going to use it in a moment.

Step two: Navigating your way to the filter.

  1. Log in to Google Analytics.  Once you are signed in you should be looking at the Account Home screen.
  2. Click ‘Admin’ on the bottom of the navigation bar on the left side of the screen. This will take you to the account administration screen.
  3. Now, click on the account that your domain is under, select the property, and then the view that you wish to exclude your IP from in the Analytics
  4. Select the items called filters then click the red “add a new filter” button.

Step three: Applying the filter.

  1. If you have not done this before select ‘Create new filter for profile’.
  2. Give you filter a name such as as: My IP Blocked.
  3. Select ‘Predefined filter’.
  4. Change the second drop down menu to read ‘traffic from the IP addresses’.
  5. Enter your IP that you found in step 1.
  6. Save.

That’s it, you’re done!  Now feel free to obsessively check your website without having to worry about messing up any of your Analytics data.

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