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Optimise Reports For Mobile Use

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Optimise Reports For Mobile Use

Power BI gives you the power to use visuals that make sense for mobile users and rearrange those visuals in the most effective way.

When you have finished creating your report for the regular web view, you can then change the report so that it’s optimized for use on phones and tablets.

Design A Mobile Report Layout

To design the mobile-optimized view of a report page, start by opening the mobile layout view for that page. In Power BI Desktop, open the specific report page, select the View tab, and then select Mobile layout.

To add a visual to the mobile layout canvas, drag the visual from the Visualizations pane to the phone canvas, or double-click the visual in the Visualization pane.You can then resize and reposition the visual in the same way that you would a report page. Repeat these steps to add other visuals to the mobile layout canvas.

Configure Visuals And Slicers For Use In Mobile Report

By default, many visuals in Power BI are responsive, which means that they change dynamically to display the maximum amount of data and insight, regardless of the screen size. As a visual changes size, Power BI gives priority to the data and makes small changes, such as removing padding or repositioning the legend, so that the data remains visible.

When it comes to configuring visuals for mobile reports, Power BI does all the hard work for you. However, if you want to turn off this default responsiveness, you can do so in the General section of the visual’s format settings.

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