View your dashboards in the Power BI mobile apps

Applies to:

iPhone iPad Android phone Android tablet Windows 10 devices
iPhones iPads Android phones Android tablets Windows 10 devices

Dashboards are a portal to your company's life cycle and processes. A dashboard is an overview, a single place to monitor the current state of the business.

Create dashboards in the Power BI service (https://powerbi.com)

You don't create dashboards in the mobile apps.

To see dashboards on your mobile device, you need to create or connect to them in a Web browser.

  1. Go to the Power BI service (https://www.powerbi.com) and sign up for an account.
  2. Create your own Power BI dashboards, or connect to existing content packs for a variety of services.

Here's a Power BI dashboard in the Power BI service:

Dashboard in the service

View dashboards on your iPhone

  1. Open the Power BI app on your iPhone and sign in.

    Need to download the iPhone app from the Apple App Store?

  2. Tap a dashboard to open it.

    Tap dashboard

    • The yellow stars Favorite stars show which dashboards are favorites.
    • The notation below each dashboard name (in this case, "MBI") Data classification shows how the data in each dashboard is classified. Read more about data classification in Power BI.

    By default, Power BI dashboards look a little different on your iPhone. All the tiles appear the same size, and they're arranged one after another from top to bottom.

    Dashboard portrait view

    Tip

    If you're the dashboard owner, in the Power BI service you can create a view of the dashboard specifically for phones in portrait mode.

    Or just turn your phone sideways to view the dashboard in landscape mode on your phone.

    Dashboard landscape view

  3. Swipe up and down to see all the tiles in the dashboard. You can:

  4. To get back to the list of dashboards, tap the arrow next to the dashboard title, then tap My Workspace.

    Breadcrumb

View dashboards in landscape mode in your iPhone

Just turn your phone sideways to view dashboards in landscape mode. The dashboard layout changes from a series of tiles to a view of the whole dashboard—you see all of the dashboard’s tiles just as they are in the Power BI service.

Dashboard landscape

You can use the “pinch” gesture to zoom in and out on different areas of your dashboard, pan to navigate it. And you can still tap a tile to open the tile in focus mode and interact with your data.

View dashboards on your iPad

  1. Open the Power BI app.

    Need to download the iPad app from the Apple App Store first?

  2. Tap Dashboards at the top of the app.

    Dashboard home

    • The yellow stars Favorite star show which dashboards are favorites.
    • The notation below each dashboard name (in this case, "MBI") Data classification shows how the data in each dashboard is classified. Read more about data classification in Power BI.
  3. You can share a dashboard from your workspace. Tap the ellipsis (...) in the lower-right corner of the dashboard tile, and tap Invite Others.

    Invite icon

  4. You can also tap a dashboard to open it and see the tiles in that dashboard. While on the dashboard you can interact with it:

  5. To go back to My Workspace, tap the name of the dashboard in the upper-left corner, then tap My Workspace.

    Breadcrumb

View dashboards on your Android phone

  1. Open the Power BI app on your Android phone and sign in.

    Need to download the Android app first?

  2. Tap a dashboard to open it.

    Dashboard home

    • Yellow stars Favorite star show which dashboards are favorites.

    • A notation below a dashboard name (in this case, "MBI") Data classification shows how the data in each dashboard is classified. Read more about data classification in Power BI.

Power BI dashboards look a little different on your Android phone. All the tiles appear the same width, and they're arranged one after another from top to bottom.

![Dashboard portrait view](media/mobile-apps-view-dashboard/pbi_andr_dash.png)

 Or just turn your phone sideways to view them in landscape mode on your phone.

> [AZURE.TIP] If you're the dashboard owner, in the Power BI service you can [create a view of the dashboard specifically for phones](service-create-dashboard-mobile-phone-view.md) in portrait mode. 
  1. While on the dashboard, you can tap the vertical ellipsis (...) next to the name to invite a colleague, refresh, or get information about the dashboard:

    Ellipsis menu

  2. Swipe up and down to see all the tiles in the dashboard.
  3. To go back to the dashboards home page, tap the dashboard name to open the breadcrumb trail, then tap My Workspace.

View dashboards in landscape mode on your Android phone

You can also view dashboards in landscape mode, just by turning your phone. The dashboard layout changes from a series of tiles to a view of the whole dashboard — you see all of the dashboard’s tiles laid out as they are in the Power BI service.

Dashboard landscape

You can use the “pinch” gesture to zoom in and out on different areas of your dashboard, pan to navigate it. And you can still tap a tile to open the tile in focus mode and interact with your data.

View dashboards on your Android tablet

  1. Open the Power BI app on your Android tablet and sign in.

    Need to download the Android app first?

  2. Tap a dashboard to open it.

    Dashboard home

    • The yellow stars Favorite star show which dashboards are favorites.
    • The notation below each dashboard name (in this case, "MBI") Data classification shows how the data in each dashboard is classified. Read more about data classification in Power BI.
  3. While on the dashboard, you can tap the vertical ellipsis (...) next to the name to invite a colleague, refresh, or get information about the dashboard:

    Ellipsis menu

  4. Swipe up and down to see all the tiles in the dashboard.

    You can use the “pinch” gesture to zoom in and out on different areas of your dashboard, pan to navigate it. And you can still tap a tile to open the tile in focus mode and interact with your data.

  5. To go back to the dashboards home page, tap the dashboard name to open the breadcrumb trail, then tap My Workspace:

    Breadcrumb

    You can use the “pinch” gesture to zoom in and out on different areas of your dashboard, pan to navigate it. And you can still tap a tile to open the tile in focus mode and interact with your data.

View dashboards on your Windows 10 device

  1. Open the Power BI app on your Windows 10 device and sign in.

    Need to download the app first?

  2. Tap a dashboard to open it.

    Dashboard home

    • The black stars show which dashboards are favorites.
    • The notation below each dashboard name (in this example, MBI) shows how the data in each dashboard is classified. Read more about data classification in Power BI.

    Power BI dashboards look a little different on your Windows 10 phone. All the tiles appear the same width, and they're arranged one after another from top to bottom.

    Dashboard portrait view

    You can also turn your phone sideways to view dashboards in landscape mode on your phone.

    Tip

    If you're the dashboard owner, in the Power BI service you can create a view of the dashboard specifically for phones in portrait mode.

  3. In the dashboard, you can:

  4. To go back to the dashboards home page, tap the dashboard name to open the breadcrumb trail, then tap My Workspace:

    Breadcrumb

View dashboards in landscape mode on your Windows 10 phone

You can also view dashboards in landscape mode, just by turning your phone. The dashboard layout changes from a series of tiles to a view of the whole dashboard — you see all of the dashboard’s tiles laid out as they are in the Power BI service.

Dashboard landscape

You can use the “pinch” gesture to zoom in and out on different areas of your dashboard, pan to navigate it. And you can still tap a tile to open the tile in focus mode and interact with your data.

Create a phone view of a dashboard in the Power BI service

If you're the dashboard owner, in the Power BI service you can create a view of the dashboard specifically for phones in portrait mode.

Dashboard phone view

Read more about creating a phone view of a dashboard.

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