Geo IP not working on 1.8.3b5

I notice most of my visitors are from the US but I know they are not!

So I have followed the steps in Plugin using GeoIP to accurately detect visitor countries, cities, and continent · Issue #5465 · matomo-org/matomo · GitHub

The geoip plugin has been installed and the database updated.

I did not do the apply to previous reports as ‘deleting the archive tables in the db’ seems like a great way of loose all data !!! so I have left that for now until you give me more guidance.

How do I get the geoip plugin to work and correctly record visitor countries and cities.

How can i SAFELY apply it once working to old data?

If you don’t delete old logs, and still have all your logs in log_visit, it is safe to delete piwik_archive tables

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