In this article, we will show you how to Download and Install Tableau Desktop (irrespective of the version) with screenshots. Installing a Desktop includes the following steps. So, please follow the steps we mentioned below.
Steps to Download and Install Tableau Desktop
The following are the steps involved in downloading and installing Tableau Desktop. And it will be the same for Mac users also.
Download Tableau Desktop
The company provides a 14-day trial version. You can use the same and practice it on your own. To download the Tableau Desktop, first Go to the official website by clicking this link: Official Link.
The below screenshot will show you the Downloads page from the official website. Please provide a Valid Email ID to download the Desktop.
If you are a Student (Holding a valid Student ID), you can save the Tableau Students version, and the license is valid for one year. To download Tableau for students, click the Student Link, which will show the Downloads page. Please click on the Get For Free button.
Clicking this button will show you the following form. Please fill in your details and then upload your ID card. Next, allow some time for the team to verify your details. Once your ID is confirmed, the team sends you the Licence Key, valid for One Year.
Install Tableau Desktop
Please navigate your file system to the previously downloaded software to install the Tableau desktop. 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 appeal if you have any security measures; otherwise, skip to the next step.
The first page of the installing Tableau desktop is a Welcome page. Please checkmark the I have read and accept the terms of the license agreement option and click the Install button.
Wait until the Tableau desktop install process is completed. After that, please wait till the registration window opens. Here you have to register your details.
If you have the Licence Key, click on the Activate hyperlink (blue color link from the above image) from the above screenshot. Click the link to the following window to provide the Licence Key, and click Activate.
It automatically opens after finishing installing the Tableau desktop.