Connect to Twilio with Power BI
The Microsoft Twilio content pack for Power BI allows you to pull your data into Power BI and creates an out of box Twilio dashboard and report that shows insights on your data. You can also create your custom reports and dashboard on the dataset Power BI creates. The data will be refreshed once a day so you are always looking at the latest data.
Connect to the Twilio content pack for Power BI.
How to connect
Select Get Data at the bottom of the left navigation pane.
In the Services box, select Get.
Select Twilio > Get.
For Authentication Method, select oAuth2 > Sign In. When prompted provide your Twilio credentials and authorize the Power BI application to access your data.
This will begin importing data from your Twilio account, and you will have your dashboard populated with your calls and messages usage for the past 30 days.
- Try asking a question in the Q&A box at the top of the dashboard
- Change the tiles in the dashboard.
- Select a tile to open the underlying report.
- While your dataset will be schedule to refreshed daily, you can change the refresh schedule or try refreshing it on demand using Refresh Now
The details for all calls and messages transactions for the last 30 days. You can do all sorts of analysis and aggregation on this data.
A set of already aggregated stats that you may want to keep an eye on. This set includes:
All Time Calls Count All Time Calls Duration All Time Calls Price All Time Messages Price All Time Messages Count All Time Count of Phone Numbers All Time Price of Phone Numbers All Time Twilio Client Calls Price All Time Twilio Client Calls Duration All Time Twilio Client Calls Count All Time Total Price All Time Inbound Calls Price All Time Inbound Calls Duration All Time Inbound Calls Count All Time Outbound Calls Price All Time Outbound Calls Duration All Time Outbound Calls Count This Month Calls Price This Month Calls Duration This Month Calls Count This Month Messages Count This Month Messages Price This Month Count of Phone Numbers This Month Price of Phone Numbers This Month Twilio Client Calls Price This Month Twilio Client Calls Duration This Month Twilio Client Calls Count This Month Total Price This Month Inbound Calls Price This Month Inbound Calls Duration This Month Inbound Calls Count This Month Outbound Calls Price This Month Outbound Calls Duration This Month Outbound Calls Count This Month Inbound Messages Price This Month Inbound Messages Count This Month Outbound Messages Price This Month Outbound Messages Count
If you have a very large amount of data in the past 30 days (hundreds of thousands of transactions), the data retrieval step might fail. We are aware of the problem and working on solving it. Meanwhile, if you hit this issue please use the support link at the top of your Power BI page to let us know and we'll contact you for further investigations.