Contact your admin to enable embed code creation in Power BI

This Power BI tutorial will resolve the error ‘contact your admin to enable embed code creation’.

Also, we will see why we are getting this error while using the Publish to Web feature in Power BI Service.

Recently, while publishing the Power BI report to web, I encountered the error ‘ contact your admin to enable embed code creation’.

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Contact your admin to enable embed code creation

Here we will discuss why we encounter the error ‘Contact your admin to enable embed code creation’.

As we know, the publish-to-web feature in the Power BI service allows users to embed the Power BI report in the websites with the generated embed code or link.

However, this feature must be used carefully, especially when sharing sensitive or confidential data, as the published report becomes publicly accessible to anyone with the embedded link.

Therefore, the organization often disables this feature. When we try to use this feature we encounter the error ‘Contact your admin to enable embed code creation’.

contact your admin to enable embed code creation

In the next part, we will see how to resolve this error ‘Contact your admin to enable embed code creation’.

Contact your admin to enable embed code creation – Solution

Here we will see how we can resolve this error- Contact your admin to enable embed code creation’.

This error states that you want to publish this report on the web, ask your Power BI admin if they will allow you to create new publish-to-web embed codes. Once they turn on, you will be able to publish this report on the web.

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To enable this feature, you must have admin permission or else you can ask the administrator. If you have the admin permission, then follow the below steps:

  • In Power BI Service, click on Setting ⚙️ -> then click on Admin Portal.
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  • Next, click on the Tenant setting tab -> Under ‘Export and sharing setting’, expand the ‘Publish to Web’ feature.
  • Then enable the Publish to web feature, also, enable the ‘Allow users to create new embed codes‘ feature.
  • Then you can select who you want to get this applied to.
  • Then click on the Apply button.
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Now, you can use the publish to web feature in Power BI Service, without the error of ‘Contact your admin to enable embed code creation’.

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This is how to resolve the Power BI error – contact your admin to enable embed code creation.

Conclusion

In this Power BI tutorial, we saw what is the reason and how we can fix the error – contact your admin to enable embed code creation.

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