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Filtering Tablet Data for a Period of Time

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In October, the website went through a bit of an upgrade and as a result we had our tablet kiosk data being collected with our website data. This blew up the amount of hits we received on the website from about 170,000 sessions a month to 400,000 sessions a month. 

Now every time I run reports I have to always remember to subtract about 230,000 sessions out of the month of October.

 

I was wondering if a filter could be set up in Analytics so that a certain model of tablet would be filtered out from the reports for a certain period of time.

 

Thanks in advanced.

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Filtering Tablet Data for a Period of Time

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Hi Andrew,

Once collected, the data cannot be reprocessed so it will always be in there.  That said, you can easily create a segment to remove the traffic from the reports you are viewing.  

 

More on custom segments here:

 

https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/3124493?hl=en

 

And since you want to exclude sessions, you'll need to go to Advanced>>Conditions within the segment builder.

 

Best,

 

Theo Bennett

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