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Filtering view for specific countries is not working

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I have a View that has two "Include" filters: one for Campaign Medium = organic, and another for only hits from Countries that are United States, Canada, United Kingdom or Australia.

 

After a few days, I'm looking at the Geo data in these views and I still see a few sessions outside these countries. For example:

 

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How is it possible that these sessions are still making it into these views when the filter should be excluding them?

Filtering view for specific countries is not working

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Hi Ralph,

Your filter might take some time (up to 24 hours) to start working. Also please keep in mind that filter that you create will not remove the historical data.

 

I hope this helps.

Regards

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Hi, the filter has been running for five days and it's still not filtering properly when I look at individual calendar days (e.g. yesterday). I still get a handful of "(not set)" sessions and sessions from random countries. This is happening consistently across ~20 views for different properties that have the same filter configured.

 

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Is there a bug with GA filters? Is anyone else seeing this same issue? And would you know where I can report this issue to Google's technical team?

 

Thanks.