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Power BI is now included with your Office 365 Pro Plus subscription. Power BI is a cloud-based business analytics service that gives you a single view of your most critical business data. Monitor the health of your business using a live dashboard, create rich interactive reports with Power BI Desktop and access your data on the go with native Power BI Mobile apps. It’s easy, fast, and free.

Downloading and Installing Power BI Desktop

Please use the following steps to download and install your copy of Power BI desktop. Note that you may need your Windows administrator password to install this software.

1 - Navigate to the Download Location

Visit the PowerBI download page in your desired browser and click Download.

2 - Enter a Valid Email Address and Download

Enter your email address and click "Get started".

The installation file will now download to your default download location.

3 - Locate the Windows Installer file

Locate the file will download in your default downloads location. In most cases this will be your browser's download location. If you can not locate it within your browser, simply open your computer's downloads location.

After locating the file double click to run the Windows installation.

4 - Navigate Through the Setup Wizard

On the initial window, click Next to proceed.

The next window requires you read the Microsoft software license terms. Check the box and click Next to proceed.

Next, you'll need to determine the installation location. Once determined click Next to proceed.

Determine if you'd like a desktop shortcut. Click Install to proceed. Note that you will need your computer's administrator password if you are not currently logged into an administrator account.

Congratulations! You've successfully installed Power BI Desktop.

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