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There was colleague of mine, who was managing google analytics. Unfortunately he quit the job, and I deleted his account from google.


Can you help is retaining the same analytics feature.


Thanks in advance 

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Hey Dhasnanjay, 


All hope is not lost! Here is a simplified way to regain access to your account: 


#1 Put a string of text in a text file. Replace {INSERT EMAIL ADDRESS}, {INSERT UA-ID}, and {INSERT DATE} with your information.


#2 Upload the text file to the root of the domain that you’re requesting access for. If your website url is, you should be able to visit the text file via


#3 Contact a Google Analytics specialist via the following link:


This should allow you to speak with someone at Google and they will help you unlock your account. 


Let me know if this solves your problem! 


ps. This is a repost from a similar question i answered. 

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Hi Dhananjay S,


@Joshua R has provided some good instructions for you to follow. You could also read up on this link which gives you a bit more detail.


Hope this helps.

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