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Analytics for mobile apps

Follow these steps to set up analytics for a mobile app.

To use the latest generation of app reporting in Google Analytics, you'll need to install the Firebase SDK. If you do not have a Firebase account, go to firebase.google.com to get started. Once you have completed the setup, return to Google Analytics and complete the below steps.

  1. Sign in to your Google Analytics account.
  2. Click Admin.
  3. In the PROPERTY column, select Create new property from the dropdown menu.
  4. Select Mobile app.
  5. Connect to Firebase.
    If you do not have a Firebase account, go to firebase.google.com to get started. Once you have completed the setup, return to Google Analytics and complete the above steps.

To set up app reporting using the Google Analytics Services SDK for iOS and Android, complete the following steps. Note that the Firebase SDK is the recommended tracking solution for Google Analytics.

  1. Sign in to your Google Analytics account.
  2. Click Admin.
  3. In the PROPERTY column, select Create new property from the dropdown menu.
  4. Select Website.
  5. Provide a Website Name. You may use the name of your app.
  6. Provide a Website URL. You may use your company URL or the URL for your app’s marketing site.
  7. Click Get Tracking ID.
  8. In the VIEW column, select Create new view from the dropdown menu.
  9. Select Mobile app.
  10. Provide a Reporting View Name.
  11. Click Create View.
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