Connect to Lithium with Power BI

Lithium builds trusted relationships between the world's best brands and their customers, helping people get answers and share their experiences. By connecting the Lithium content pack to Power BI, you can measure key metrics about your online community to help drive sales, reduce service costs and increase loyalty.

Connect to the Lithium content pack for Power BI.


The Power BI content pack uses the Lithium API. Excessive calls to the API may result in additional charges from Lithium, please confirm with your Lithium administrator.

How to connect

  1. Select Get Data at the bottom of the left navigation pane.

  2. In the Services box, select Get.

  3. Select Lithium > Get.

  4. Provide the URL of your Lithium community. It will be in the form of

  5. When prompted, enter your Lithium credentials. Select oAuth 2 as the Authentication Mechanism and click Sign In and follow the Lithium authentication flow.

  6. Once the login flow is completed the import process will begin. When complete, a new dashboard, report and model will appear in the Navigation Pane. Select the dashboard to view your imported data.

What now?

System requirements

The Lithium content pack requires a Lithium community v15.9 or greater. Please check with your Lithium admin to confirm.

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