In today’s digital era, data analysis, and visualization have become crucial components of businesses. Microsoft Power Bi has made it easier for businesses to analyze their data and make informed decisions. Recently, Microsoft introduced a new feature, the “Dark Mode,” which has taken the Power BI experience to a whole new level. In this article, we will discuss what Microsoft Power BI Dark Mode is, its benefits, and how to enable it. And how to get a more advanced Dark Mode where you can customize even the background, text, and buttons color.
What is Microsoft Power Bi?
Power BI is an interactive data visualization software product developed by Microsoft with a primary focus on business intelligence. It is part of the Microsoft Power Platform. Whereby the first initial release was on 11 July 2011. Power BI Desktop is always free. The Power BI service offers both free and paid license options. Paid options include Power BI Pro, Power BI Premium, and Power BI Premium Per User.
Is there a Microsoft Power Bi Dark Mode?
Yes, on the mobile application on Android and iOS, you can change the theme to light or dark mode. Enabling Microsoft Power BI Dark Mode is simple and straightforward.
How to enable Microsoft Power BI Dark Mode?
Here are the steps you need to follow:
- Launch Power BI on your desktop or web browser
- Click on the Settings icon at the top right corner of the screen
- Click on the Switch Theme option
- Select the Dark theme from the list of available themes
- Click on Apply.
Once you have completed these steps, your Power BI interface will switch to Dark Mode, and you can enjoy the benefits that come with it.
Benefits of Microsoft Power BI Dark Mode
- Reduces Eye Strain: One of the main benefits of using Microsoft Power BI Dark Mode is that it reduces eye strain. The dark background is less harsh on the eyes, especially in low-light conditions, making it easier to read and analyze data for extended periods. This is particularly beneficial for those who work long hours analyzing data.
- Improved Visibility: Another benefit of using Dark Mode is that it improves visibility. When the background is dark, the text and visuals appear more prominent, making it easier to read and analyze the data.
- Better Aesthetics: Microsoft Power BI Dark Mode also has better aesthetics. The dark background gives a more modern and sleek look to the interface, making it more visually appealing.
- Conserves Battery Life: For those who use Power BI on their laptops, Dark Mode can help conserve battery life. Laptops with OLED or AMOLED displays use less energy to display black pixels, so switching to Dark Mode can help save battery life.
Web browser (Mobile and Desktop)
Free and Open-Source for a more customized Dark Mode experience
The Turn Off the Lights browser extension is free and Open-Source. And it is available on all modern web browsers. That includes Google Chrome, Firefox, Opera, Safari, Microsoft Edge, Yandex, Brave, Vivaldi, Naver Whale, Yandex, and Cốc Cốc.
Solution activate Microsoft Power Bi Dark Mode
With one powerful extension, you get the new Microsoft Power Bi Dark Mode in your favorite web browser. Follow the steps here below on how to activate this feature:
- Install the free and Open-Source Turn Off the Lights Browser extension
- For Google Chrome, Firefox, Opera, Microsoft Edge
- Click right on the gray lamp button
- And select the menu item Options
- For Safari
- Open the “Turn Off the Lights for Safari” app from the Launchpad or from the Application folder
- And click below in this window on the button Options
- For Google Chrome, Firefox, Opera, Microsoft Edge
- When the options page is open., click on the tab Night Mode
- And enable here the checkbox to get the Night switch visible on each web page or scroll further down to enable the checkbox to automatically convert the page to night theme each time you open a new page
Site Access (only to Microsoft Power Bi Dark Mode)
Turn Off the Lights browser extension take your privacy very seriously, and you set up this browser extension to only allow the Microsoft Power Bi website. Here are the steps on how to activate this feature
- Open the chrome://extensions page and search for Turn Off the Lights
- Click on the button Details to open the detailed information about this Chrome extension
- Search for the section Site Access, and click on the selection box to the menu item “On specific sites
- A new popup panel shows up, and type now this URL in the text box “https://powerbi.microsoft.com“
- When you are done, click on the blue Add button to close this panel
So now the Microsoft Power Bi Dark Mode website works only on this website URL, and not on all the other websites. Such as on YouTube, Vimeo, Amazon shopping, internet banking, etc. websites.
Steps to activate Power Bi Dark Mode (iOS web browser)
If you want to keep it always enabled in our Safari web browser on iOS and iPadOS. See this YouTube video tutorial on how to enable the Night Owl feature:
If you need any assistance or feedback to improve this free and Open-Source browser extension. You can always contact us on the support form here on the left side.
Hope that will answer one of your questions about the Microsoft Power Bi Dark theme:
- How to make Power Bi dark mode?
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- How do I make Microsoft Power Bi dark on my computer?
- Does Microsoft Power Bi have a dark mode on desktop?
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Does Microsoft Power Bi have a dark mode on desktop?
No, on the web you can not customize the Microsoft Power Bi website. However, pre-defined the color scheme for Dark Mode, and you cannot change it. However, with the free and Open-Source Turn Off the Lights browser extension you can active the Night Mode version.
Can I customize the Dark Mode color scheme?
No, you cannot customize the Dark Mode color scheme in Power BI. Microsoft has pre-defined the color scheme for Dark Mode, and you cannot change it. However, with the free and Open-Source Turn Off the Lights browser extension you can customize the Night Mode to your own colors such as the text, background, hyperlinks, and buttons.
Is Dark Mode available in the mobile version of Power BI?
Yes, Dark Mode is also available in the mobile version of Power BI. You can enable it by going to the settings menu and selecting the Dark theme.
Can I switch back to the Light Mode once I enable Dark Mode?
Yes, you can switch back to Light Mode once you enable Dark Mode. To switch back, follow the same steps as you did to enable Dark Mode, and select the “Light” theme instead.
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