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PowerBI Service Grouping and PowerBI Desktop Automatic refresh

Hello, I have a puzzle to solve and wonder if anyone could solve it for me. I have a report I need to edit and send Monday mornings. The edits I need to do are through groups, so after my data refreshed, I need to edit groups for one of my fields before I do my export. I can publish it to PowerBI service for the automatic refresh monday morning, but I can't edit groups on service. And my manual refresh on PowerBI desktop takes to long in the morning for when it is due. 


Does anyone know if there are ways to automatically refresh on PowerBI Desktop? Maybe through a different program. 


Or is there a way to edit groups through PowerBI service? I would really like to find a solution for this.



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Hi @JuicyJ35 
There are no options for automatic refresh on the Power BI desktop.
According to the groups that you are editing, why are you doing it in Power BI and not outside, even with Excel that you can use as a data source?
Also, take a look at a new option of updating the model from service, maybe it can help

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