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How to Delete Old Analytics Data & Start a Fresh Import

In this article, we will be showing you how you can delete old analytics data in Rank Math and start a fresh import.

Follow the below steps:

1 First, you need to go to Rank Math > General Settings > Analytics. Click on the Delete Data button

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2 Then, click on the Update Data manually button

update data in analytics manually

If you have chosen to retain 90 days of data in your Analytics database, your data will be imported in 17 minutes. More data will take more time.

3 If the above-mentioned steps did not bring any Analytics data into your Rank Math Analytics tab, then you can delete the Rank Math SEO app from your Google Account.  

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4 Then, go to Rank Math > General Settings > Analytics and click on the Reconnect button at the top.

Reconnect Analytics

5 Allow all the permissions one the next screen.

Allow-Permissions-to-Google-App

6 You need to select all the values in the drop-down list and then click on Save changes.

select-properties in rank-math-analytics

Optional You should be getting a similar notice as shown below after 30 seconds of clicking the update button (page reload required).

fetching-data-from-google

8 You can also check the tasks created by going to WordPress Dashboard > Tools > Scheduled Tasks or by replacing your domain name in this URL and opening it in a new browser tab:

https://domain.com/wp-admin/tools.php?page=action-scheduler&status=pending

scheduled-tasks-rank-math

This is how you can easily delete the old Analytics data and start the fresh import.

The new data you import will be more accurate and consistent.

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