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Power BI (Business Intelligence) Mobile App Updates

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Power BI (Business Intelligence) Mobile App Updates

This article provides the list of Power BI App Updates :

1. September 2018 BI App Updates

  • Phone Report Editing in the Browser (All Devices)

You can now create your phone report layout for a report that is already published in the Power BI service, and not just in Power BI Desktop. You create it in Edit mode in your computer browser.

  • Dashboard Commenting (iOS and Android)

Now you can add comments directly to dashboards and specific tiles to discuss your data, and anyone viewing the dashboard will see your comments. You can also pull others in your organization into the conversation by @mentioning them.

  • Single Sign-On

SSO (Single Sign-On) is one of the most requested capabilities for Power BI mobile for Windows. Now you can use your primary organizational account not only to sign in to your domain-joined Windows mobile devices, but also to sign in seamlessly to the Power BI service.

2. July 2018 Business Intelligence Application Updates

iOS and Android only

  • Shared Filters

You can now receive reports with slicers and shared filters.

  • Background Image Support

When you review a report in landscape mode on your mobile, you can see the same background images that you see in Power BI on the web browser.

3. June 2018 Business Intelligence Application Updates

  • Full-Canvas Reports

Top and bottom action navigation bars now disappear shortly after your report loads, so you can see more of your report at once.

  • Increased Phone Report Canvas Size

We increased mobile report canvas size to have room for more visuals than before.

4. May 2018 Business Intelligence Application Updates

  • Mobile Drill-Through: All Mobile Apps

You can drill-through a selected data point to another report page in the mobile apps, if the report author has defined that action.

  • Back Button: All Mobile Apps

When you navigate through a report by swiping and choosing a report page on the action bar, or using drill-through, the back button takes you back to the previous page you were looking at.

  • Dashboard Themes: All Mobile Apps

When authors report customize dashboard themes in the Power BI service, the look and feel of your dashboard will change in the mobile application, too. However, you won’t see background images.

  • Configure Power BI iOS Mobile Application Access to a Report Server Remotely

Your IT administrator can now use an MDM tool to configure Power BI iOS mobile application access to a report server.

  • Power BI for Mixed Reality App (Preview)

The Power BI for Mixed Reality application is now in the Microsoft Store. View your reports and dashboards while immersed in the virtual world, or place them and view them in specific locations in the context of your environment.

5. April 2018 Business Intelligence Application Updates

  • Mobile Drill-Down and Drill-Up

You can now drill-down and drill-up to get into report visuals on your mobile device. To access this  feature, tap and hold to open the tool-tip menu on a report visual navigation bar, and then tap the drill buttons to explore your data in depth.

  • Persistent Filters

We recently updated report slicers and filters, so they are automatically saved from Power BI on the web to the Power BI mobile app. Now, slicers and filters you set in the mobile app are automatically saved to Power BI on the web.

6. March 2018 Business Intelligence Application Updates

  • Power BI for Mixed Reality App (Preview)

In the latest key feature to bring data where you are, we’ve created the Power BI for Mixed Reality app. View your reports and dashboards while immersed in the virtual world, or place them and view them in specific locations in the context of your environment.

  • Share Reports and Dashboards Externally

Share reports and dashboards with users outside of your organization, directly from the app. External report sharing in enabled for both organizational and social accounts.

  • Persistent Filters

When you set slicers and filters in Power BI on the web, your filter choices are saved to your mobile app as well, so you can pick up where you left off.

  • Refresh Reports on the iPad

Power BI reports are now have a refresh button in the iPad applications.

7. February 2018 Business Intelligence Application Updates

  • Share Reports

Now you can able to share a report directly from the mobile apps.

  • Improved Tooltips

When you tap and hold on a report visual to access tooltips, you can now drag your finger across the visual to explore details about each data point along the way.

8. January 2018 Business Intelligence Application Updates

  • Report Favorites

Tag reports as your favorites so they can appear on the Favorite page.

  • View Shared Reports

If someone shares a report with you, it’s listed on the Shared with me page along with dashboards.

Now you can tap links in custom visuals to open them in your mobile browser.

  • Intune Integration (Android)

It supports for conditional access using Intune mobile device management.

Locus IT is passionate about offering responsive support for Microsoft Power BI. Our support staff are dedicated, experienced, and ready to respond quickly to your needs. For more information please contact us.

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