All Products
Document Center

Create user groups

Last Updated: Jun 30, 2021

User grouping refers to dividing users into different groups according to their behavior characteristics so as to better analyze the group attributes and behavior characteristics of different groups, and figure out the differences of different groups in user conversion in critical path. User grouping helps operators better locate the fundamental problems in product, and thus take effective improvement and optimization measures.

This topic describes how to create a user group.


Related events have been created on the page displayed after you choose Custom analysis > Custom configuration. For more information, see Configure an event.


Log on to the mPaaS console and perform the following steps:

  1. From the navigation bar on the left, choose Mobile Analysis Service > Custom analysis.
  2. Click the User group tab.
  3. On the upper left of the page, click Create a group to enter the user group creation page.
  4. Set the following information for grouping:
    • Group name: Name of the user group, which must be a string with no more than 20 characters.
    • Description: Brief description of the user group, which must be a string of not more than 100 characters.
    • Calculation method: You can select Once or Daily routine.
      • Once: Grouping is manually performed once each time when a user group is created or edited.
      • Daily routine: Grouping is automatically performed in the early morning on a daily basis.
    • User dimension: It indicates the dimension of grouping users and directly affects exported group content. You can select User ID or Device ID.
    • Group user events: A maximum of 10 events can be added. You can separately set the occurrence time period, occurrence times, and other filter conditions for each event.
      • Select a time period on the time panel.
        • When Calculation method is Once, you can select any time period.
        • When Calculation method is Daily routine, you can select only a couple of fixed time periods: Yesterday, Last 7 days, Last 14 days, and Last 30 days.
      • In event selection box, select an event created in Custom configurations.
    • Group tags: Mark the group with tags. Only the groups calculated by user ID can have tags.
      • Once group: A maximum of 10 once groups can be created every day.
      • Daily group: Totally 10 daily groups can be created.
  5. Click Submit to complete the group creation. After submission, the current grouping task is performed as an offline task, and calculation results are generated within a maximum of about 2 hours.