Stay at home mom training in Power BI

Hema Mohan 5 Reputation points

I am ETL BI professional with 9+ years experience and 5+ years career break trying to upskill in Power BI and looking to return to job market. I see no options to download or work in Power Bi destop without a valid work email ID .All I have is a personal email to get started, and I have no idea on the learning path.

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  1. Marcin Policht 13,480 Reputation points MVP

    Download from

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  2. Syed Saleem Peera 965 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor

    Hi Hema Mohan,

    Thank you for reaching out to us on Microsoft Q&A forum.

    Kindly download the Power BI desktop from

    If you want to work with Power BI service, you need the organized mail id.

    Power BI doesn't specifically restrict the use of Hotmail accounts for licensing or subscription purposes. However, there could be certain limitations or issues related to using Hotmail accounts with Azure subscriptions, which might indirectly affect Power BI access.

    Power BI has some restrictions on using email addresses from consumer email services or telecommunications providers for sign-ups. To complete the signup process, you'll need to use an email address provided by your work or school. This requirement ensures security and compliance with organizational policies.

    If you are still facing any issue, please let us know in the comments. We are glad to help you.

    If the information is helpful, please Accept Answer so that it would be helpful to community members.

    Thank you.