The Power BI mobile app for Windows 10 brings Power BI to your tablet or phone, with up-to-date, touch-enabled mobile access to your business information. View and interact with your company dashboards from anywhere — right on your Windows Start screen.

You create dashboards and reports in the Power BI service with your data.

Then interact with your dashboards and reports, explore the data, and share them, all from the Power BI mobile app for Windows 10.

First things first

Sign up for the Power BI service on the web

If you haven't signed up yet, go to the Power BI service to sign up for your own account for creating and storing dashboards and reports, and bringing your data together. Then sign in to Power BI from your Windows 10 device to see your own dashboards from anywhere.

  1. In the Power BI service, tap Sign up to create a Power BI account.

  2. Start creating your own dashboards and reports.

Get started with the Power BI app

  1. On the Start screen of your Windows 10 device, open the Power BI app.

  2. To view your Power BI dashboards and reports, tap Power BI. Sign in with the same credentials as your Power BI account on the web.

    To view your Reporting Services mobile reports and KPIs, tap SQL Server 2016 Reporting Services. Sign in with your SQL Server Reporting Services credentials.

  3. Tap Start exploring to view your own dashboards.

Try the Power BI and Reporting Services samples

Even without signing up, you can play with the Power BI and Reporting Services samples. After you download the app, you can view the samples or get started. Go back to the samples whenever you want from the dashboards home page.

Power BI samples

You can view and interact with the Power BI dashboard samples, but there are a few things you can't do with them. You can't open the reports behind the dashboards, share the samples with others, or make them your favorites.

  1. Tap the global navigation button in the upper-left corner.

  2. Tap Settings icon , tap your name, then tap View samples.

  3. Pick a role and explore the sample dashboard for that role.

Reporting Services mobile report samples

  1. Tap the global navigation button in the upper-left corner.

  2. Tap Settings icon , tap Reporting Services, then tap View samples.

  3. Open the Retail Reports or Sales Reports folder to explore their KPIs and mobile reports.

Search for dashboards, reports, and apps

Find your dashboards, reports, and apps quickly by typing in the search box, always at the top of the app.

  1. Tap the search icon in the upper-right corner.

    Power BI displays your most recent dashboards, reports, and apps.

  2. As you start typing, Power BI displays all relevant results.

Find your content in the Power BI mobile apps

Your dashboards and reports are stored in different locations in the Power BI mobile apps, depending on where they came from. Read about finding your content in the mobile apps. Plus you can always search for anything you have in the Power BI mobile apps.

View your favorite dashboards, KPIs, and reports

You can view all of your favorite Power BI dashboards, together with Reporting Services KPIs and mobile reports, on the Favorites page in the mobile apps. When you make a dashboard a favorite in the Power BI mobile app, you can access it from all of your devices, including the Power BI service in your browser.

  • Tap Favorites.

    Your Power BI favorites and your favorites from the Reporting Services web portal are all on this page.

Read more about favorites in the Power BI mobile apps.

Next steps

Here are some other things you can do in the Power BI app for Windows 10 devices with dashboards and reports in Power BI, and Reporting Services mobile reports and KPIs in the Reporting Services web portal

Power BI dashboards and reports

Reporting Services mobile reports and KPIs

See also