Project Settings

Mixpanel Project Settings enables you to see an overview of project details, see usage statistics, and obtain the project token and API secret. Additionally, you can:

Accessing Project Settings

To access Project Settings:

  1. In the Mixpanel header bar, click the Gear icon.
  2. Under “PROJECT SETTINGS”, click the project you want.
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Viewing Project Details

You can view details about a project in the Project Settings overview section. These details include general information, such as project and organization name, usage statistics, and access keys.

See the table below for descriptions of these details.

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Field

Description

Project Details

Presents details about your project, such as name, organization, timezone, project creator, project creation date, and the access URL. 

Usage Statistics

Indicates the amount of events and people profiles triggered in this project.

Access Keys

Contains the values for the token and API secret for the project.

Group Keys

Contains the identifier used to group your reports for Group Analytics. Group Analytics is available as an add-on package to Enterprise plans. Reach out to your Customer Success Manager or the Mixpanel Sales Team (via Contact Sales on the pricing page) to enable Group Analytics in your reports.

Sessions Settings

Contains session tracking settings explained in detail here.

Time Period Settings

Contains settings to define the starting day of the week and starting month of the quarter to align your reporting with your business analytics.


Project Token

Your project token is used whenever you want to send data (events or people) to Mixpanel.

Your token is public, and is the only project-specific object required to send data to Mixpanel.

Since Mixpanel users can have multiple projects, and each project has its own project token, whenever you want to send data to a specific project, you'll need to specify the project token so we know where to send the data.

API Secret

This is a secret API key corresponding to your project. You should never share this API secret or send it over email.

You will use your secret to sign an API call, and it is required to extract data from your Mixpanel project.

Resetting Projects

You can reset the current project in Project Settings. When you reset the project, Mixpanel deactivates the project and all its data and projects settings, then generates a new project. All messages from the original project will be moved to the reset project.

To reset the current project:

  1. Click Reset.

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    A warning indicates this deletion deactivates the project and all its data and projects settings, then generates a new project.  Mixpanel stores a backup of the deactivated project. Mixpanel will delete the data based on the data retention policy.

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  2. Click Reset.

Deleting Projects

You can delete the current project in Project Settings. When you delete the project, it is not longer available in the Mixpanel interface or API.

Any Monthly Tracked Users (MTU) accrued prior to deletion will count toward the current months MTU count when a project is deleted. These MTUs will not be counted in the future month's MTU count. 

To delete the current project:

  1. Click Delete.

    The warning indicates this deletion deactivates the project and it is no longer available in the Mixpanel interface or API. Mixpanel stores a backup of the deleted project. Mixpanel will delete the data based on the data retention policy.
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  2. Click Delete to remove the project.

Configuring Messages for Ingestion Delay

The messages view allows you to configure messages for ingestion delay.

Click the button on the right side of the "Pause sending messages for ingestion delay:" field. The button displays green to pause messages.

You can view and edit mobile security credentials and see security details about a Twilio account. To edit, click the pencil icon. Note when you click the pencil icon in the "Apple Push Certificate:" field, you can upload a "p12 file".
 
See the descriptions in the table below.

Field

Description

Pause sending messages for ingestion delay

Enables or disables ingestion delay.

Mixpanel automatically pauses messages if real-time data is delayed for any reason to ensure accurate targeting.

Android GCM API Key

Enables third party application developers to send push notifications to Android users.

Apple Push Certificate

Enables third party application developers to send push notifications to iOS users.

TWILIO INFORMATION

Account SID:

The security identifier of the Twilio account.

Auth Token:

A security token that authorizes access to the Twilio account.

Messaging Service SID:

The unique ID for any message successfully created by Twilio's API.


Using Autotrack for Common Mobile Events

This Autotrack view lets you enable or disable the collection of common mobile events. 

Click the button on the right side of the "Automatically collect common mobile events" field. The button displays green to collect common mobile events.

 

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