Create Tableau Dashboard Device Preview

In this article, we will show you how to create a Tableau Dashboard Device Preview with an example. Device Preview means creating a Dashboard View for Desktop, Tablet, and Mobile Phones.

For this, we are going to use the below-shown Dashboard. It is the Dashboard that we created in our previous article.

Create a Tableau Dashboard Device Preview

The Device Preview button on the left side of a Tableau Dashboard will help you to create different dashboard views for Mobile Phones, tablets, and desktops. Click on the Device Preview button to see them.

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You can see the Device Preview option on the Top of the Tableau Dashboard.

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Use this button to Change the View from landscape to Portrait and vice versa

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You can see the list of available views under the Device Type

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Create a Desktop Preview of a Tableau Dashboard

Please select the Device type as the Desktop. You can see the list of available Desktop models under the Model drop-down list. Let me choose the Generic Desktop Monitor.

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Click on the Add Desktop Layout button to add the layout for the selected Model.

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We selected the Size of a Desktop to Fit all

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Create a Tablet Preview of a Tableau Dashboard

Please select the Device type as Tablet. You can see the list of available tablet models under the Model drop-down list. Let me choose the Generic Tablet.

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Click on the Add Tablet Layout button to add the Tablet device layout preview for your Tableau Dashboard.

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We removed the Bubble Chart from the Dashboard to fit the tablet Width. It means that when you select the dashboard on Tablet, you can only see the Pie Chart, Bar Chart, and Dual Combination Chart.

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Create a Phone Device Preview of a Tableau Dashboard

Please select the Device type as Phone. You can see the available Mobile Phone models list under the Model drop-down list. Let me choose the iPhone 7 Plus and click the Add Phone Layout button.

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You can see the boundaries of the Mobile phone screen

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To fit the Mobile Phone screen, we removed the Bubble Chart and Dual Combination Chart from the Dashboard. It means that when you select the dashboard in Mobile Phone, you can only see the Pie Chart and Bar Chart.

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Let me change the Model to the Samsung Galaxy S family to check the screen

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Once you have finished creating the Device previews, click on the Device Preview to go back to the normal display.

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