Tip #1234: When Dynamics 365 App for Outlook hasn’t found what you’re looking for

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You set regarding in the Dynamics 365 App for Outlook, but you don’t get the results you expect. If you are in Outlook desktop, you should be aware that behind the scenes webpages rendered in Outlook (and the entire Office platform) are rendered in Internet Explorer. This issue can be caused by cache issues in […]

Tip #1222: View is not available error in App for Outlook

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Update: this can also be caused by system views being deactivated. See https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4338690/the-view-is-not-available-error-message-appears-when-opening-an-email ————————————— You open Dynamics 365 App for Outlook and you see an error in the Outlook app pane saying “View is not available. Contact your administrator.” This part of the pane is a form in the contact or lead entity called the […]

Tip #1194: When the App for Outlook shows a random dashboard

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You provision the Dynamics 365 v9 App for Outlook and click the Dynamics 365 button in Outlook, but what you see is a random dashboard from Dynamics 365, not the Outlook App pane with the set regarding options. The thing you need to know is that the Outlook app pane is a dashboard in Dynamics […]

Tip #1171: You can now configure the Dynamics 365 v9 App for Outlook

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In Dynamics 365 version 9, the App for Outlook is an app module. However, when initially released, this app module was not configurable. Microsoft has introduced the ability to filter the entities included in the app module — this means that if you don’t want users to see certain entities in the set regarding dialog, […]

Tip #1024: Make an entity regarding available from Outlook App

If you use the Dynamics 365 App for Outlook (the new Outlook interface), when you set regarding, you may notice that not all of your entities are available. Yet there is no “Outlook” checkbox on the entity. How do determine which entities are available to be selected as regarding objects for email from the D365 […]

Tip #988: Tracking confidential emails

Tip of the day reader Christian Schulte shares the following tip about tracking emails flagged “confidential” with Dynamics 365 for Outlook (the “Outlook client”). Let’s say you get a mail with a confidential-flag with sensitivity level set. It is not important which sensitivity-level it is (private, personal, confidential). If you decide to track this mail, […]