User can’t access data in Power BI? You can get the Error “You need to use SSL (HTTPS) when you use OAuth 2.0 authentication”.
Learn how to fix Power BI you need to use SSL when you use OAuth authentication.
Power BI is a powerful reporting tool in Microsoft 365. When you are working on reports, you can develop them based on Microsoft 365 Usage Analytics, data from files stored in OneDrive or SharePoint Online.
The worst situation is when users can’t connect with these data sources
Learn how to fix the error You need to use SSL (HTTPS) when you use OAuth 2.0 authentication.
Fix the Power BI error: You need to use SSL (HTTPS) when you use OAuth 2.0 authentication
When you are configuring a connection in the Power Bi to an external data source, like Excel, SharePoint, or others you may be stopped by an error. Configuring connection in Power BI requires editing authentication credentials.
The error could appear when you see messages, like “Your data source can’t be refreshed because the credentials are invalid. Please update your credentials and try again.”
The correct HTTPS-based URL used does not fix the problem.
Solution #1 – supported browsers
This solution is supported only in Chrome and Edge browsers. You need to switch from your browser to supported one. In most cases, this is the simplest solution for this error.
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