The easiest way to learn about your data in to ask questions about it in your own words. You can already do that in the Power BI service at https://powerbi.com by typing a question in the Q&A box at the top of a dashboard. Now you can do the same in the Microsoft Power BI app for iOS on iPads, iPhones, and iPod Touch devices. In this tutorial, you can ask questions with sample data.
If you haven't already downloaded the Retail Analysis sample on the Power BI server, that's the first step.
Tap show from the keywords at the bottom of the screen, tap sales from the suggestion list > Send .
Tap by from the keywords, then tap item from the suggestion list > Send .
Tap as from the keywords, tap the column chart icon , then tap Send .
Long-tap the resulting chart, then tap Expand.
The chart opens in focus mode in the app.
Tap the arrow in the upper-left corner to go back to the Q&A chat window.
Tap the X at the right of the text box to delete the text and start over.
Try a new question: Tap top from the keywords, tap sale by avg $/unit ly > Send .
Choose by from the keywords, tap time from the suggestion list at the top > Send .
Type as, pick the line chart icon from the suggestion list > Send .
Need help? Just say "Hi" or "Help", and you'll get assistance with starting a new question.
Care to provide feedback on the results? Long-tap a chart or other result, then tap the smiley or frowny face.
Your feedback is anonymous, and helps us improve our answers to questions.
You can improve the results you and your customers get when they use Q&A on a dataset, either by asking more targeted questions or by enhancing the dataset.