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.
This article shows you the step-by-step approach to adding 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.
Please click on the Favorites tab in Power BI Left Navigation Pane to view them. 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 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 been 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. First, let us see the list of available Reports.
To view the reports, please click 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 the Top bar.
As you can see from the below, the report has been added to the favorite list. Remember, click the Unfavorite button to remove this report from your favorite list.
Please go to the favorite list to check whether we successfully added it or not.
From the screenshot below, you can see the Basic reports in the RPT1 report under this section.
Remove Power BI Favorites
You can remove that item from your favorite by clicking that little start. 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 dashboard tab and click on the Star button beside the dashboard 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 you want to add as a favorite. Let me add Report 6 to the favorites list
Now you can see report 6 as a favorite.