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GermanCano Visitor
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Can't connect to Sharepoint Online using PowerBI Service

When I connect to SharePoint online from PowerBI Desktop I have no problem. However, when I try to connect to a list in SharePoint Online from PowerBI Service I can not find the option. I'm talking about creating a new data source located in SharePoint Online, I'm not talking about refreshing an existing source.

 

Somebody can help me? Thanks in advance!

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Re: Can't connect to Sharepoint Online using PowerBI Service

If you are talking about doing this solely through the Service, I am not aware of any option to do this when you go to Get Data. The process is to do this in Desktop, Publish and then refresh in the Service.


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Re: Can't connect to Sharepoint Online using PowerBI Service

If you are talking about doing this solely through the Service, I am not aware of any option to do this when you go to Get Data. The process is to do this in Desktop, Publish and then refresh in the Service.


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Moderator v-yuezhe-msft
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Re: Can't connect to Sharepoint Online using PowerBI Service

@GermanCano,

It is possible to directly connect to SharePoint Online file using "Get data->Files" option in Power BI Service, but it is not possible to directly connect to SharePoint online list in Power BI Service. Please use Power BI Desktop as Greg_Deckler's post.

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Lydia

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