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SP
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Link MS Team excel spreadsheet link to

Hi All,

 

Have a power BI report linked to excel source placed in shared location.

The excel is now placed in Microsoft Teams site.I have been provided an url to link teh Power Bi report.

 

Is there any way i can connect teh report URl to existing Power BI report.

 

 

Thanks,

Sukriti

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v-qiuyu-msft
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Hi @SP,

 

You can get the Excel link in Teams follow this article

 

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Now you get the link, please remove ?web=1 string at the end of the link as mentioned in the article. 

 

Open the original report in Power BI desktop, go to Query Editor-> Advanced Editor, modify the source step with below: 

 

Source = Excel.Workbook(Web.Contents("<URL you got from above steps>"), null, true),

 

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Best Regards,
Qiuyun Yu

Community Support Team _ Qiuyun Yu
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v-qiuyu-msft
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Community Support

Hi @SP,

 

You can get the Excel link in Teams follow this article

 

q3.PNGq4.PNG

 

Now you get the link, please remove ?web=1 string at the end of the link as mentioned in the article. 

 

Open the original report in Power BI desktop, go to Query Editor-> Advanced Editor, modify the source step with below: 

 

Source = Excel.Workbook(Web.Contents("<URL you got from above steps>"), null, true),

 

q5.PNG

 

Best Regards,
Qiuyun Yu

Community Support Team _ Qiuyun Yu
If this post helps, then please consider Accept it as the solution to help the other members find it more quickly.

Hi Qiuyun,

 

After I amend the file path in the query editor page, Power BI returns me with this error: 

 

"Expression.Error: Access to the resource is forbidden." 

 

Do you know what might be the cause and how to resolve it?

 

Cheers,

Kev

Anonymous
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I have same problem. How can I solve it? 

Thanks

SP
Frequent Visitor

Hi @v-qiuyu-msft,

 

Thanks for your response.

But i checked with MS support team and they responded with belwo response:

 

"

As discussed over the call, Microsoft Teams is not a default connector from Power BI desktop , We will be passing this to Product development for feature enhancement. As an Work Around you can use  SharePoint and different SharePoint   connectors are available in Power BI desktop."

 

So i have moved my excel file to SharePoint. But will surely try yoru suggestion as well.

 

 

Thanks,

 

v-qiuyu-msft
Community Support
Community Support

Hi @SP,

 

Yes there indeed isn't a specific Microsoft Team connector in Power BI desktop. But as I suggested before, you can use web data source to get data. 

 

Best Regards,
Qiuyun Yu 

Community Support Team _ Qiuyun Yu
If this post helps, then please consider Accept it as the solution to help the other members find it more quickly.

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