Download and Install Power BI Desktop

In this section, we show you how to Download and Install Power BI Desktop with screenshots. Installing the Power BI Desktop includes the following steps. So, please follow the steps as we mentioned below.

Steps to Download and Install Power BI Desktop

The following are the steps involved in download and install Power BI Desktop.

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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.

For this, first Go to the official website by clicking this link Download Link.

TIP: You need Power BI Pro access to publish the report, and sharing them.

The below screenshot shows you the Downloads page. Either you can select the Download button, or you can click the hyperlink of Advanced Download Options.

Click Download Button 1

Clicking the Advanced Download Options takes you to the Microsoft website. Here, you can read the Installation steps, software, and hardware requirements.

Click the Download button to save the software from the Microsoft location

Check Desktop Version, File Size 2

Install Power BI Desktop

To install desktop, Please navigate your file system to the Software that we downloaded previously. Next, click on the application.

Once you click on the application, the below-shown window will open. It is a Security warning, and it may appear if you have any security measures; otherwise, skip to the next step.

Click Run Buton to Install Desktop 3

The first page of the install Power BI desktop is a Welcome page. Please click the Next button

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Please, checkmark the I accept the terms of the Licence Agreement option and click the Next button.

Accept the Desktop License Agreement 5

Select the location where you want to install this application. Here, either you can leave the default C location or use the Change button to alter the installation directory.

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Next, Click the Install button

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Wait until the installation completed.

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Click the Finish button to complete the installation process

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Wait till it initializes the desktop features.

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Now you can see the installed Power BI Desktop. Let me close the start page

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It is the place, where we load data from different sources, design reports, and publish them.

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