Tip #879: Merging duplicate Outlook contacts

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If you use Dynamics 365 contact synchronization (either server-side or client-side), you will find yourself in situations where you have duplicate contacts in Outlook. This can happen when you reconfigure the Outlook client, other users create duplicates, or many other reasons. Contact duplication is also an issue when users first configure synchronization of contacts, and […]

Tip #404: Automatically Republish Duplication Rule

Way back in tip 193 we let you know that your duplicate detection rules will get automatically unpublished when you update your customization or import solutions. What we didn’t tell you is that there is a Codeplex solution that you can use to automate this process. The Duplicate Detection Rule Republisher creates a scheduled task that will […]

Tip #193: Check your duplicate detection rules after solution imports

Today’s tip was submitted to the tip jar by Jef Smets. Got a tip that you want to share? Send it to jar@crmtipoftheday.com. For quite some time now our duplicate detection rules seemed to be un-publishing themselves from time to time… Nobody had any idea why until I discovered today that duplicate detection rules are unpublished […]

Tip #88: Duplicate activities in CRM 2013

At Convergence 2014, the tipsters participated in some “Ask the MVP” sessions. There were many great questions, and I wanted to highlight a few of them. If you use Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013 and have seen activities like appointments being duplicated, the following may be the cause. If you create an appointment and change the […]

Tip #86: Publish Duplicate Detection Rules

At Convergence 2014, the tipsters participated in some “Ask the MVP” sessions. There were many great questions, and I wanted to highlight a few of them. One question was asked about preventing duplicates in CRM 2013. As you may know, Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013 no longer includes the duplicate detection dialog on the form that […]