What's new and planned for Microsoft PowerApps

This topic lists features that are planned to release between April 2019 and September 2019. Previews for some features will start in February 2019.

These release notes describe functionality that may not have been released yet. Delivery timelines and projected functionality may change or may not ship (see Microsoft policy).

When a month is used in the Date column, the feature will be delivered sometime within that month. The delivery date can be any day within that month, not just on the first day of the month.

For a list of the regions where Dynamics 365 business applications are available, see the International availability guide.

New and improved capabilities for app makers

New capabilities and improvements to existing features to support more productive makers of canvas and model-driven apps.

Better platform for administrators

Admin experiences are key to the adoption of any trusted platform.

Feature Release type Date
Improved supportability for admins General Availability April 2019
New storage-consumption and trend reports General Availability April 2019

Unified Interface for everyone

The Unified Interface is the mainline experience for Common Data Service for Apps.

Feature Release type Date
Sign in more easily to Dynamics 365 on a mobile device General Availability April 2019
Unified Interface as the default experience General Availability April 2019
Unified Interface is the experience of choice by users General Availability April 2019*

* This feature will be available for preview on February 1, 2019. Read more about previewing upcoming features.

Enhanced platform capabilities

App makers can use enhanced platform capabilities to support lifecycle, integration, and sharing in PowerApps.

Feature Release type Date
Access data from CDS for Apps offline in model-driven apps General Availability April 2019
Office value-adds in Dynamics 365 General Availability April 2019
Streamlined PowerApps experience General Availability April 2019
Using security roles with security groups in Azure Active Directory General Availability April 2019
Video control supports MS Stream videos General Availability May 2019
Improved solution support for canvas apps and flows General Availability June 2019
Seamless image support in CDS for Apps Public Preview June 2019

Embed apps everywhere

End users can find PowerApps in more places, including Teams.

Feature Release type Date
Teams is a first-class distribution channel Public Preview April 2019

Build apps at scale with ISV Pro Dev Tooling

Feature Release type Date
Tooling update for ISVs and professional developers Public Preview April 2019