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  • Prerequisites
  • Procedure

This tutorial demonstrates how to connect to the MongoDB Connector for BI using Microsoft Power BI Desktop.

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From the Home screen:

  1. Select the Get Data tab.

  2. Click More...

    Screenshot of Power BI list of data sources
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  3. Select ODBC from the list of data sources and click Connect.

    Screenshot of Power BI list of data sources
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  4. Select your ODBC data source name from the list and click OK.

    Screenshot of Power BI list of data sources
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The Power BI Navigator shows a list of databases. Select a database and one or more collections to work with. A preview of your data appears to the right.

Screenshot of Power BI list of data sources
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Click Load when your selection is complete.

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Your selected data is available for use with Power BI's visualization tools.

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