Add Co-Administrators to the Power BI Admin Center

The user who provisioned Power BI for Office 365 will be automatically added to the admin group for the Power BI Admin Center. The members of this admin group are allowed to use the Power BI Admin Center. An administrator can add other users/groups in the Microsoft Azure Active Directory tenant to the admin group using the role management tab of the Power BI Admin Center. The administrator can also remove others from the admin group on this page.

Admin Center - Add Co Admins

An administrator uses the users and groups tab of the Office 365 Admin Center to create a user or group, and assigns the Microsoft Power BI for Office 365 license to the user. To add the user to the admin group for the Power BI Admin Center, an administrator needs to perform the following steps:

  1. Switch to the role management tab.

  2. On the admin group page of the role management tab, click + (Add) button from the toolbar.

  3. Type the name of the user/group and click search button or press ENTER.

  4. Select user name from the search results and press +button to add the user to the admin group.

Warning   

If Microsoft Power BI Information Services Plan1 license was not assigned to an administrator in the admin group, the administrator will see an error message when he tries to access the admin center indicating that a Microsoft Power BI Information Services Plan1 license was not assigned to the user.

To remove a user from the admin group, select the user from the admin group list and click delete (trash icon) button from the toolbar.

See Also

Applies To: Power BI



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