How to Upgrade from Legacy GA to GA-4?

This article provides a step-by-step guide on how to upgrade from Legacy GA to GA-4 account.


STEP 1: Sign in to your Google account and go to, then click “Admin” in the lower left corner.
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STEP 2: After finding the resource that is streaming with the online shop, click "Upgrade to GA4".

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STEP 3: Click "Get Started" in "I need to create a new Google Analytics 4 resource"; even if a new GA4 is created, the old version of GA continues to collect data, and all data still exists.

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STEP 4: Click "Create Property"

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STEP 5: When you see the following "Setup Assistant" page, it means that the system has created a new GA4 using the basic information of your old version of GA, including resource name, URL, time zone and currency, and automatically enables enhanced evaluation for your GA4.

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Congratulation! Now you had done upgrade to Google Analytics GA-4 account.


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