What's new and planned for Dynamics 365 Business Central

This topic lists features that are planned to release from October 2022 through March 2023. Because this topic lists features that may not have released yet, delivery timelines may change and projected functionality may not be released. For more information, go to Microsoft policy.

For a list of the previous wave's release plans, go to 2022 release wave 1 plan.

In the General availability column, the feature will be delivered within the month listed. The delivery date can be any day within that month. Released features show the full date, including the date of release.

This check mark ( ) shows which features have been released for public preview or early access and for public preview, early access, and general availability.

Application

In 2022 release wave 2, we deliver updates based on the most popular requests for improvement. We'll invest in better reporting, and several improvements to the finance and supply chain areas.

Feature Enabled for Public preview General availability
Adjust exchange rates easily, replace built-in batch job Users by admins, makers, or analysts Mar 1, 2022 Oct 2022
Better bank reconciliation for checks Users, automatically Sep 2022 Oct 2022
Edit price lists in Excel Users by admins, makers, or analysts Sep 2022 Oct 2022
Extended text functionality for VAT clauses Users, automatically Sep 2022 Oct 2022
Financial reporting replaces account schedules Users, automatically Sep 2022 Oct 2022
New VAT Date field on documents and entries Users, automatically Sep 2022 Oct 2022
Reverse payment reconciliation journal entries Users, automatically Sep 2022 Oct 2022
Use different G/L accounts for payables, receivables Users by admins, makers, or analysts Sep 2022 Oct 2022
Use multiple remit-to addresses for vendors Users, automatically Sep 2022 Oct 2022
Set up data exchange more easily Users, automatically Oct 2022 Oct 2022

Country and regional

More countries are added to bring Business Central to availability in more than half of all countries and regions globally.

Feature Enabled for Public preview General availability
Configurable and redesigned Intrastat solution Users, automatically Oct 2022 Oct 2022
Country/regional expansion - Albania Users, automatically Nov 2022 Nov 2022
Country/regional expansion - Georgia Users, automatically Nov 2022 Nov 2022
Country/regional expansion - Israel Users, automatically Nov 2022 Nov 2022
Country/regional expansion - Jordan Users, automatically Nov 2022 Nov 2022
Country/regional expansion - Kuwait Users, automatically Nov 2022 Nov 2022
Country/regional expansion - Monaco Users, automatically Nov 2022 Nov 2022
Country/regional expansion - Mongolia Users, automatically Nov 2022 Nov 2022
Country/regional expansion - Montenegro Users, automatically Nov 2022 Nov 2022
Country/regional expansion - North Macedonia Users, automatically Nov 2022 Nov 2022
Country/regional expansion - Oman Users, automatically Nov 2022 Nov 2022
Country/regional expansion - Pakistan Users, automatically Nov 2022 Nov 2022
Service declarations F01DGS for Belgium and Intrastat for Italy and France Users, automatically Nov 2022 Nov 2022

Development

This release continues investments in improving AL developer productivity in Visual Studio Code.

Feature Enabled for Public preview General availability
Extend general ledger posting aggregations Users, automatically Oct 1, 2021 Oct 2022
Launch in a specific company from Visual Studio Code Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Aug 2022 Oct 2022
Enable NoImplicitWith feature by default Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Sep 2022 Oct 2022
Exclude temporary records when debugging record writes Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Sep 2022 Oct 2022
Exclude Try functions when debugging errors Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Sep 2022 Oct 2022
Field ApplicationArea defaults to page value Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Sep 2022 Oct 2022
Record tooltip has new primary key indicator Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Sep 2022 Oct 2022
Promoted action groups and action references Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Sep 2022 Oct 2022
Resource exposure policies for apps are on by default Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Sep 2022 Oct 2022
See the primary key for table fields in IntelliSense Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Sep 2022 Oct 2022
Specify completion in IntelliSense with a character Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Sep 2022 Oct 2022
Use option access syntax in formulas Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Sep 2022 Oct 2022
View size of text, code fields in page inspection Users, automatically Sep 2022 Oct 2022
Visualize code lines executed in snapshot capture Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Sep 2022 Oct 2022
Access database row version from AL code Users, automatically Oct 2022 Oct 2022
Developers can use ByRef, XmlPort parameters in OData Users, automatically Oct 2022 Oct 2022
Developers can write faster upgrade code Users, automatically Oct 2022 Oct 2022

Governance and administration

Business Central 2022 release wave 2 delivers a set of admin and governance capabilities to help admins and IT pros set up, secure, manage, govern, and monitor customer environments.

Feature Enabled for Public preview General availability
Get more visibility into outages Users, automatically - Oct 2022
Get more, better communications as admin Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically - Oct 2022
Use service-to-service authentication with admin API Users, automatically Sep 2022 Oct 2022
View prerequisite features in Feature Management Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Sep 2022 Oct 2022
Restore deleted environments Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically - Nov 2022

Microsoft Power Platform

In 2022 release wave 2, we continue to improve the way Business Central integrates with Power Automate, Power Apps, Power Virtual Agents, and Dataverse. We also continue improving the integration with Power BI.

Feature Enabled for Public preview General availability
Add media/image support for Business Central connectors Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Sep 2022 Oct 2022
Personalize and design the Automate action group in the web client Users, automatically Sep 2022 Oct 2022
Power Apps and Power Automate support for document attachments Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Sep 2022 Oct 2022
Rely on personalization to show or hide Power BI parts on lists Users, automatically Sep 2022 Oct 2022
Try Power BI apps with dimensions Users, automatically Sep 2022 Oct 2022

Onboarding

Onboarding is a key focus in every release wave. Better onboarding experiences allow customers to get started with Business Central in minimal time, with minimal friction. In this release wave, we focus on connectivity to third-party operational productivity services.

Feature Enabled for Public preview General availability
Easily access setup pages for new apps Users, automatically Sep 2022 Oct 2022
Easily find apps to connect to core services Users, automatically Sep 2022 Oct 2022
Easily install and set up new apps Users, automatically Sep 2022 Oct 2022
New field descriptions improve clarity Users, automatically Sep 2022 Oct 2022

Productive with Microsoft 365

Empower SMBs to work smarter with collaborative experiences, tools, and insights within the flow of work.

Feature Enabled for Public preview General availability
Configure OneDrive integration Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Sep 2022 Oct 2022
Delegated admins can edit in Excel Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Sep 2022 Oct 2022

Reporting

In this release wave, we continue the work we introduced in the previous release wave for Excel layouts.

Feature Enabled for Public preview General availability
Use new Excel report datasets Users, automatically Sep 2022 Oct 2022
Choose the report layout on request page Users, automatically Oct 2022 Oct 2022
Users can run and send reports to the report inbox from the request page Users, automatically Oct 2022 Oct 2022

Service and platform

No matter the type of industry of a small or medium-sized business (SMB), business users expect a dependable service and platform that they can run their business on.

Feature Enabled for Public preview General availability
Get Power BI reports on telemetry Users, automatically Jul 4, 2022 Oct 2022
Compile against installed AppSource apps Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Sep 2022 Oct 2022

User experiences

Improvements across the portfolio of clients for desktop and mobile devices.

Feature Enabled for Public preview General availability
Legacy list views are hidden Users by admins, makers, or analysts Oct 2022 -
Experience new UI design elements Users, automatically Sep 2022 Oct 2022
Switch companies across environments Users, automatically Sep 2022 Oct 2022

Description of Enabled for column values:

  • Users, automatically: These features include changes to the user experience and are enabled automatically.

  • Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically: These features are meant to be used by administrators, makers, marketers, or business analysts and are enabled automatically.

  • Users by admins, makers, or analysts: These features must be enabled or configured by the administrators, makers, or business analysts to be available for their users.

For a list of the countries or regions where Dynamics 365 business applications are available, go to the International availability guide. For more information about geographic areas and datacenters (regions), go to the Dynamics 365 and Microsoft Power Platform availability page.