Tip #541: Don’t use white background for navigation icons

White Relationship Tiles

Ivan Kurtev tells us not to use white  (#ffffff) as a color for custom entities in CRM 2016. It causes navigation icons and relationship tiles in the mobile app to appear in glistening white, which is a fine color, that’s also the color of the font that the entity name is displayed on the relationship tiles, […]

Tip #491: If your appointment is disabled on mobile

Readonly on tablets

Stop the presses! Scott “Captain Redlaces” Sewell, in his relentless pursuit of, er, hm, ugh, perfect CRM, has solved another mystery surrounding the world of mobility. tl;dr Appointments in scheduled state appear as read-only on mobile devices. Did read I’m sure you’re disappointed with the length of the tip, just as I am, so here’s […]

Tip #481: Mobile App Troubleshooting Part 2

Visualization with Chart after adding required entity

Yesterday I posted a tip about Mobile App Troubleshooting regarding duplicate views creating an error message in the mobile app. Today I would like to add to that with an issue that we experienced while doing the original troubleshooting. It is one of the Duh! moments where as soon as you know what to do […]

Tip #450: System Settings – Previews Tab

CRM Online System Settings

As of CRM Online version 7.1 there is another new tab on the Systems Setting configuration window. The new previews tab is where the CRM Admin will enable access for their organization to some really cool new features – IFRAME in tablets, the Web API Developer Preview and my personal new favorite the CRM App […]

Tip #441: Errors when sorting views on mobile

Recently Scott “Comandante Redlaces” Sewell noticed that when he was using CRM for Tablets and clicked on a view column to sort, the app returned an error. Thanks to Tanguy “Toolbox” Touzard’s suggestion, it was determined that the error was caused by having the view sorted by more than one column. After reducing the number […]

Tip #401: Dynamics CRM for Good

Microsoft and Good Technology recently introduced a version of the Dynamics CRM for Tablets app. The Dynamics CRM for Good app adds a layer of security by verifying the user’s identity when launching the app. You can find out more at the Good Technology website. Here are the things that you need to know. You […]