Power BI Favorites are the same as the Favorites of your Browser. If you find something (report, or a dashboard) interesting, then you can add them to Power BI favorites. By this, you can quickly access them.
In this article, we show you the step by step approach to add Reports and dashboards to Power BI Favorites with a practical example. Before we start adding items to Favorites, let me show you the existing Favorites in my workspace.
To view them, please click on the Favorites tab in Power BI Left Navigation Pane. As you can see from the screenshot below, currently, there are no favorites in my workspace.
Add Dashboard to Power BI Favorites
In this example, we add a dashboard to Power BI favorites. Before we start, let me show you the list of available dashboards.
Let me click on the dashboard to see the visuals on it.
From the screenshot below, you can see the visuals available on this dashboard. Click on the Favorite button on Topbar
As you can see, it has added to the favorite list. Remember, you can click the Unfavorite button to remove this dashboard from the favorite list.
Let me open my favorite list.
From the below screenshot, you can see the Sixth Dashboard under this section.
Add Report to Power BI Favorites
In this example, we add Report to Power BI favorites. Let us see the list of available Reports.
To view the reports, please click on the Power BI My Workspace, and then go to the Reports tab. For the demonstration purpose, we mark Basic reports in RPT1 as a favorite.
Please click on the report to see the visuals on it.
Next, click on the Favorite button on Top bar
As you can see from the below, the report has added to the favorite list. Remember, click on the Unfavorite button to remove this report from the favorite list.
Please go to the favorite list to check whether we successfully added or not.
From the screenshot below, you can see the Basic reports in the RPT1 report under this section.
Remove Power BI Favorites
By clicking that little start, you can remove that item from favorite. For the demo purpose, let me remove the Basic reports in RPT1 from the favorite list.
Now you see that the report removed
Add Dashboard to Power BI Favorites – Second Approach
It is a straightforward approach. Please go to the dashboards tab and click on the Star button beside the dashboard that you want to add as a favorite.
Add Reports to Power BI Favorites – Third Approach
Please go to the Reports tab and click on the Star button beside the report that you want to add as a favorite. Let me add Report 6 to the favorites list
Now you can see the report 6 as a favorite