Tip #321: Find a record using ID

A tipping fan writes:

Is it possible to search for a record in CRM using GUID with Advanced Find?

Short answer: No

Longer answer: No, but there are other ways to get what you want. Here is one of them.

  1. Select a record of the desired type in CRM and click the copy link button
  2. Paste the link to the text editor of your choice.
  3. Edit the link and change the ID (red text area) to the GUID that you want to find.
    https://yourorgname.crm.dynamics.com/main.aspx?etc=1&extraqs=formid%3d8448b78f-8f42-454e-8e2a-f8196b0419af&id=%7bB79DF4FA-5604-E311-A5E5-B4B52F67D676%7d&pagetype=entityrecord”
  4. Copy the URL, paste in browser, and go.
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3 thoughts on “Tip #321: Find a record using ID

  1. Ilnur says:

    Doesn’t work

  2. Another daysaver – works like a charm 🙂

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