In this article, we will show you, How to Download and Install Power BI Desktop with screenshots. Installing the Power BI Desktop includes following steps So, please follow the steps as we mentioned below
Steps to Download and Install Power BI Desktop
Following are the steps involved in download and installing Power BI Desktop.
Download Power BI Desktop
Power BI Desktop is a Free windows based application. You can use this Desktop to Shape the data in a proper format, and to design reports as per the requirements. In order to download the Power BI Desktop, first Go to the official tableau website by clicking this link Download Link.
TIP: You need Power BI Pro access to publish the report, and sharing them.
Below screenshot will show you the Downloads page. Either you can click the Download button, or you can click the hyperlink of Advanced Download Options.
Clicking the Advanced Download Options will take you to Microsoft website. Here, you can read the Installation steps, software and hardware requirements.
Click the Download button to download the Microsoft Power BI desktop from this location
Install Power BI Desktop
Please navigate your file system to the Power BI Software that we downloaded previously. Next, click on the application.
Once you click on the application, below shown window will be opened. This is Security warning and it may appear only if you have any security measures otherwise, skip to next step
The first page is a Welcome page. Please click the Next button
Please checkmark the I accept the terms of the Licence Agreement option and click Next button
Select the location at where you want to install this application. Here, either you can leave the default C location, or use Change button to alter the installation directory.
Next, Click the Install button
Wait until the installation is completed.
Click the Finish button to complete the installation process
Wait till the Power BI Desktop initialize the desktop features.
Now you can see the BI Desktop. Let me close the start page
This is the Power Bi Desktop where we load data from different sources, design reports, and publish them.