How to Stop Tracking Your Own IP in Google Analytics

When I was re-branding my own blog, the very first day I did not expect any organic traffic. But the next day, when I checked my Google Analytics, was surprised to see there are a lot of visits. I realized that they are all my own direct visits while I was updating my blog. So next time onwards I don’t need to track my own visits in Google Analytics. Basically below showing how to exclude your own IP address from google analytics.

If your reports are not accurate, it will not help you to analyze your website. So you want to make sure all the traffic to your blog is from real users. So definitely you want to exclude internal traffic from google analytics.

How to Stop Tracking Your Own IP in Google Analytics

This tutorial shows how to stop tracking your own ip in google analytics.

Step#1
Find your work space IP address. Easiest way to do this is just Googling “ip address”, most probably it will show your current IP address. Or visit this website
https://whatismyipaddress.com/

How to Stop Tracking Your Own IP in Google Analytics

Step#2

Make sure your website is set up for Google Analytics, then sign in with full Admin access(if you don’t have one  request to the super admin).  On the dashboard, click the Admin tab, then click the Filters On the View pane.

How to Stop Tracking Your Own IP in Google Analytics

Step#3

Click to add a new Filter.

How to Stop Tracking Your Own IP in Google Analytics

 

Step#5

Fill out the Filter with your new details so it looks like the image below. And press save.

How to Stop Tracking Your Own IP in Google Analytics

 

That’s it you ready to go.

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