Tip #497: Avoid multi-column sections if using mobile

Multi-column tabs and sections

Another awesome TIL from Scott “Captain Redlaces” Sewell. tl;dr Avoid multi-column sections on your CRM forms. (If you’re going to use the Mobile Apps) Today I Learned If you’re going to use one of the mobile apps in your implementation, avoid using multi-column sections – the layout of these fields will be significantly different from […]

Tip #495: Include “Name” as first column in views for mobile or Safari

Name as the first column

We now have so many tips coming from Scott “Captain Redlaces” Sewell that the pressure is mounting to add Captain as ah honorary tipster or, at very least, dedicate a category for him. As suggested by the man himself: “TIL”. Today I Learned If you’re going to use mobile App or Safari – best practice […]

Tip #481: Mobile App Troubleshooting Part 2

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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 #480: Mobile App Troubleshooting

Recently we ran into a vexing issue with the use of the Dynamics CRM (for phone) app. The error was occurring on all three platforms we tested – Windows Phone, Windows Desktop and Android phone. We connected the application to another organization and didn’t see the error. So we concluded it must have been something with the […]

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 #448: Tipster guide to Dynamics CRM for Phones: Customizer View

Dynamics CRM recently released an updated Dynamics CRM for Phones app as part of the Spring Update 1. It’s Friday and it’s time for a video walk-through. Give us your feedback, all of it: good, bad, and ugly, I’m sure we can take it. Suggest new topics either in comments or by sending your ideas […]

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 […]

Tip #227: View desktop version of CRM in IOS 8

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Dynamics CRM hides some links when the application is opened in a mobile browser, like IOS Safari. This includes admin functions that are not designed for mobile browsers, like run report, Advanced Find, and the Settings area. If you still would like to have these buttons appear on your tablet, third party browsers like Google […]