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  • Writer's pictureKelly Alica Liman

How to Change the Data Source in Looker Studio Reports

Wondering if you can add multiple data sources to Looker Studio reports? The answer is yes! You can add various types of data sources such as Google Analytics, Google Ads, Google Sheets, and more to your Looker Studio reports. You can apply these data sources to individual elements, multiple elements, or even the whole page of the report. This quick and easy guide will show you how to change the data source in Looker Studio reports!


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How to Change the Data Source of One or Multiple Elements:


Step 1️: Select an Element


You can select all the elements of the same kind to change the data source simultaneously.



Step 2️: Under the SET-UP column, click on the Data Source




Step 3️: Click on "ADD DATA"




Step 4️: Select the Data Source and click on "Add"


You can connect to various data sources.


In this example, we will be connecting to Google Analytics, particularly Google's Demo Account.


Now the Data Souce for the single element has changed to the GA4 - Google Merch Shop.





How to Change the Data Source for the Whole Page:


Step 1: Click on Page and Current Page Settings




Step 2: Under the SET-UP column, click on "Select Data Source"




Step 3️: Click on "ADD DATA"




Step 4️: Select the Data Source and click on "Add"


You can connect to various data sources.


In this example, we will be connecting to Google Analytics, particularly Google's Demo Account.


Now the Data Souce for the whole page of the report has changed to the GA4 - Google Merch Shop.




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