Get a Power BI link preview in Microsoft Teams

When you paste a link to your reports, dashboards, and apps into the Microsoft Teams message box, the link preview shows information about the link. Link previews are provided for the following items in Power BI:

  • Reports
  • Dashboards
  • Apps

See Collaborate in Microsoft Teams with Power BI for background on how Power BI and Microsoft Teams work together, including requirements you need to meet.

Follow these steps to get a link preview for content in the Power BI service.

  1. Copy a link to a report, a dashboard, or an app in the Power BI service. For example, copy the link from the browser address bar.

  2. Paste the link in the Microsoft Teams message box. Sign in to the link preview service if prompted. You might need to wait a few seconds for the link preview to load.

    Screenshot of Sign in to Power B I bot.

  3. The basic link preview appears after successful sign-in.

    Screenshot of Basic link preview.

  4. Select the Expand icon to show the rich preview card.

    Screenshot of Expand icon.

  5. The rich link preview card shows the link and relevant action buttons.

    Screenshot of Rich link preview card.

  6. Send the message.

Known issues and limitations

  • Link previews don't work in meeting chat or private channels.
  • See the Known issues and limitations section of the "Collaborate in Microsoft Teams" article for other issues.

Next steps

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