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2021 Release Wave 1Discover the latest updates and new features to Dynamics 365 planned April 2021 through September 2021.
Release overview guides and videos Release Plan | Preview 2021 Release Wave 1 Timeline
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Get an in-depth look at the new features and capabilities in the 2021 release wave 1 for Dynamics 365 and Microsoft Power Platform on April 6,2021.
Here are the key dates and roadmap for the 2021 release wave 1.
Our digital event experience has come to a close, but your options for learning are ongoing.
Watch Ignite session videos from the catalog on-demand.
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Microsoft already brings Dynamics 365 Sales and LinkedIn Sales Navigator together, enabling sellers to deliver more personalized and meaningful engagement with customers.
By providing a unified view of data, Dynamics 365 Sales and LinkedIn Sales Navigator work in tandem to:
In February, LinkedIn announced the general availability of LinkedIn Sales Insights.
With LinkedIn Sales Insights for Dynamics 365, you can expect:
Ready to empower your sales team?
For more information, read this page on Microsoft Dynamics 365 blog.
Custom API is a new code-first approach that provides developers a better way to create APIs in Dataverse to perform operations on the server.
For more information, read this page on Power Apps blog.
The Smart XML Diffing Tool is now available to help customers understand why issues with solution layering occur.
Read this page on Power Apps blog for more details on the use of this tool, and how it can help you resolve multiple different solution layering problems.
We announced recent improvements for application and environment lifecycle management
All solution and environment lifecycle operations are now supported for canvas apps and Power Automate along with many other ALM and automation improvements.
For more details, check this page on Microsoft Power Apps blog.
IE 11 support for Dynamics 365 and Microsoft Power Platform is deprecated
For the complete list of products impacted by this change and transitioning from Internet Explorer 11 to a supported browser, see:
FAQ: Internet Explorer 11 deprecation for Dynamics 365 and Microsoft Power Platform Products.
Low-density headers in model-driven apps won't be supported with the 2021 release wave 2
Refer to the Microsoft docs to understand Why is it needed and Action required.
Form footers in model-driven app won't be supported with the 2021 release wave 2
App Source: Deprecation of Attachment Management Add-on for Dynamics 365 using Azure Blob storage
By June 2021, this solution will deprecate from App Source.
Refer to the document for next steps.
Dynamics 365 Home is deprecated
Dynamics 365 Home users will see notification about the new location and recommendation to change browser bookmarks starting October 1, 2020.
Deprecation of Office365 authentication type and OrganizationServiceProxy class for connecting to Dataverse
More information: Deprecation of Office365 authentication type and OrganizationServiceProxy class
Some client APIs are deprecated
Reminder | For the full list on deprecation check out the
Important changes (deprecations) coming in Power Apps, Power Automate, and model-driven apps in Dynamics 365 page on Microsoft docs.
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Dynamics 365 release schedule
For the latest Microsoft Dynamics 365 release notes, visit Released Versions of Dynamics 365 for Customer Engagement
Following Service Update 270, we are updating the version numbering format from 9.1.0.xxxxx to 9.2.xxxxx.xxx.
We are making this change to better differentiate the version numbering for each deployed version.
Service Update numbering will now reflect the third numerical group within the version number.
For example, version 9.2.20122.xxx will correspond to "Service Update 20122"
Latest service Update:
For the latest Service Updates for Dynamics 365 on-premise version 8.2 and 9.0, visit Service Updates
Cumulative updates available for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 9.0
A portal consists of the following components Portal Solutions and Portal website Host.
Portal Website Host and Portal Solution: Update Information
General Availability of Power Apps Portals Web API
2021 Release Wave 1 | Check out what’s new and planned for Power Apps Portals in 2021 Release Wave1 Plan
This Release includes:
Get notified about new releases
Test Updates Early
Terminology changes in Power Apps portals
At Ignite, we announced new Microsoft Dynamics 365 capabilities that will help businesses adapt and evolve customer experiences including:
Teams innovation includes:
For more details, check out this blog post on our Microsoft 365 blog.
More announcements from Ignite of innovations coming to Microsoft Teams to help people connect, collaborate, and accomplish more together:
Here’s what’s new in:
Upcoming event: Dynamics 365 Remote Assist Microsoft Reactor sessions.
Register to attend upcoming Dynamics 365 Remote Assist Microsoft Reactor sessions.
Customers are transforming business operations with Microsoft Dynamics 365 Remote Assist.
Learn more about Dynamics 365 Remote Assist.
Read Dynamics 365 Remote Assist customer stories to get inspired.
To learn more about this functionality, check out this page on Power Apps blog.
We are very happy to announce that we have dramatically increased the possible number of entitlements for Dataverse for Teams.
Check this page on Microsoft Power Apps for more details.
Microsoft has listened to feedbacks and have added lots more capabilities to make creating, managing, and sharing Approvals even easier! You can now quickly:
Learn more on these updates on this page of Power Automate blog.
The March 2021 update of Power Automate Desktop has been released!
New features and updates have been added, it includes:
Learn more about Power Automate Desktop in our documentation
Learn more about the March 2021 Update here on Power Automate blog.
Reimagine project management at our free digital event!
Finance Reimagined free on-demand sessions available now.
Check this page on Power Apps blog to learn more about this new capability.
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Check this page on Power Apps blog for more details.
Great source of contents on Power Automate Learning materials that could easily be bookmarked and referred to anytime.
If you are interested in these product areas below, lookup and bookmark this page on Power Automate blog in preparedness of your readiness:
The new AI Builder ID reader prebuilt model allows you to extract information (such as first name, last name, or date of birth) from passports from all over the world and state-issued driver’s licenses.
AI Builder makes it easy to read and export this data in your business processes if you use either passports or driver’s licenses as proof of residency or for hotel check-in purposes, for instance.
Learn more about the identity document reader on this page of Power Automate blog.
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