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Enabling Authentication for Web.BrowserContents



does anyone know if Web.BrowserContents will support authentication in the near future? 

According to the documentation it's only possible with the legacy Web.Page function, it requires Internet Explorer 10 to be installed though.

Troubleshooting the Power Query Web connector - Power Query | Microsoft Learn

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Hi, @simicalcagno ;

According to offical document, Such queries currently only support anonymous authentication. In other words, the new Web connector can't be used to connect to a source that requires non-anonymous authentication. 

And The limitations described in this section only apply to HTML web pages. Opening other kinds of files from the web using this connector isn't affected by these limitations.

Here's a blog post about Workaround - Power BI - Web content refresh, I hope you find it helpful.

Workaround - Power BI - Web content refresh - Data Gateway (

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Community Support Team _ Yalan Wu
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