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MC470146: Announcing the retirement of ‘Getting Started’ in the Expanded View of the Power BI Service

The Power BI Service’s expanded view gives you the option to view “Getting Started” content at the end of your Home Page. From the “Getting Started” section, you can utilize information on how to get started using Power BI, tips and tricks on how to create/utilize reports and dashboards, etc.

Support for the “Getting Started” section will be removed and you will no longer be able to access the content above through this area.

MC470146: Announcing the retirement of ‘Getting Started’ in the Expanded View of the Power BI Service

When this will happen

The ability to view ‘Getting Started’ content through the expanded view from the Power BI service will be retired starting mid-December.

How this will affect your organization

You are receiving this message as a warning that the option to view ‘Getting Started’ content through the expanded view from the Power BI service will no longer be supported. With the retirement of the ‘Getting Started’ content location, you will no longer be able to find this content at the end of your expanded Home page.

What you need to do to prepare

The ability to view ‘Getting Started’ content through expanded view from the Power BI Service is being retired. Though users will not be able to view the ‘Getting Started’ content directly through the Power BI service, the content is still publicly available. For new Power BI users, some of the content from the “Getting Started” section will be available through the “Recommended” carousel.

The “Getting Started” content is still publicly available through the links below:

Power BI Basics

Sample Reports

  • All Sample reports are viewable in the ‘Knowledge Center’ (Located on the left navigation pane from the Power BI Service)

How to create reports

Message ID: MC470146
Published: 2022-11-23
Updated: 2022-11-23
Product: Power BI
Platform: World tenant, Online

Alex Lim is a certified IT Technical Support Architect with over 15 years of experience in designing, implementing, and troubleshooting complex IT systems and networks. He has worked for leading IT companies, such as Microsoft, IBM, and Cisco, providing technical support and solutions to clients across various industries and sectors. Alex has a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the National University of Singapore and a master’s degree in information security from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is also the author of several best-selling books on IT technical support, such as The IT Technical Support Handbook and Troubleshooting IT Systems and Networks. Alex lives in Bandar, Johore, Malaysia with his wife and two chilrdren. You can reach him at [email protected] or follow him on Website | Twitter | Facebook

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