Tip #878: Swiping in Dynamics 365 for Phones

In this video tip we talk about the differences between how Dynamics 365 for Tablets and Dynamics 365 for Phones navigationally swipe. Since the phone app does not include any animation when users swipe, some users have the perception that the swipe isn’t working or the app is unresponsive, then they leave negative reviews. In this video […]

Tip #862: Mobile offline profile decision matrix

When deploying Dynamics 365 mobile with offline capabilities, it is important to plan your profiles. Profiles define what data should be available when offline. I use a simple planning matrix to define the filter options for each business group that will be used offline. This spreadsheet includes the standard filter options: All Records Related Data […]

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 #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 #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 #139: Train your users on CRM for Tablets

If you are deploying CRM for Tablets for iPad, how do you train your users? Like with any CRM deployment, you will want to conduct user training and maybe record the training for future reference. This can be a challenge, because you can’t easily display your iPad screen on all screen sharing solutions (like Microsoft […]