You can simply download Power BI Desktop for free and Install it on your computer by following these simple steps.
Before you start, make sure your computer meets the minimum system requirements to install Power BI Desktop
Below is a detailed step-by-step guide to installing Power BI Desktop.
The resulting page will give you multiple options to download Power BI Desktop. If you want to download Power BI on your laptop or desktop, you have to refer to the “Microsoft Power BI Desktop” section of the page. If you click on the “Download” option, it will take you to the Microsoft store. But it is recommended to click on “Advanced Download Options“.
Stroll down the resulting page and select your preferred language. Then click on the red colour download button. You can also see the details of the Power BI version, system requirements and install instructions on this page.
now you have to Choose the preferred Power BI desktop version. There are 2 main options available.
Simply select the version you want to download and click on the “Next” button.
If you are unaware of the OS type of your computer, please refer to the last section of the article for a guide on checking your OS type.
The set-up file will now get downloaded to your computer. It might take some time to download as the file size is more than 450MB. Once the download is completed simply double-click on the file or click on the arrow option and then click “Open“
Now that you have successfully downloaded the Power BI Desktop, Simply follow the steps in the Power BI and Launch Power BI Desktop.
Below are the steps to install Power BI Desktop
Now you have successfully installed Power BI Desktop.
Here are a few steps you can follow to ensure that your computer is compatible with Power BI Desktop and meets the prerequisites to download and run Power Bi Desktop.
Note: Power BI Desktop is only available for download on Windows operating systems.
Here are a few steps you can follow to check the operating system of your computer. It will help you decide the version of Power BI Desktop to download