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I have been testing online products to extract historical Universal Analytics (UA) data and I'm finding that the two that I have tried have limitations. I am wondering if there is any tool (free preferably) that I can use to extract full historical UA data.

Supermetrics - 14-day free trial, but doesn't let me get data that is older than 14 days (so this is useless given that UA stopped collecting data in middle of 2023)

Dataddo - free trial allows me to extract data starting Jan 2023, but not before

Analytics Canvas - not free, but very useful UA Backup tool that costs $99 per view for 10 million rows

Anybody aware of any tools that would let me get data that's even older (into Bigquery)?

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    Commented Feb 10 at 2:25

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Google has recently issued instructions to complete this task before the July 1, 2024 deadline, as access to UA and all associated data will be deleted thereafter.

https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/11583528?hl=en#export&zippy=%2Chow-can-i-export-data-from-my-universal-analytics-property

Starting the week of July 1, 2024: You won't be able to access any Universal Analytics properties or the API (not even with read-only access), and all data will be deleted.

You can view the article to export your data here.

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