Change history

This topic is updated when features are added, or when a feature's release date changes. To find out about updates to these release notes, follow us on Twitter @MSFTDynamics365.

Sales

Feature section changed

Feature Change Date changed
Who knows whom Moved Sales AI topics to new AI section September 24
Talking points Moved Sales AI topics to new AI section September 24
Notes analysis Moved Sales AI topics to new AI section September 24
Predictive lead scoring Moved Sales AI topics to new AI section September 24
Predictive opportunity scoring New Sales AI topic September 24
Relationship analytics Moved Sales AI topics to new AI section September 24
Dynamics 365 AI for Sales app Moved Sales AI topics to new AI section September 24
Call intelligence Moved Sales AI topics to new AI section September 24

Features added to release notes

Feature Date added
Relationship Assistant extensibility September 24

Release date changed

Feature Change Date changed
Playbooks Changed target release month to November 2018. October 18
LinkedIn insights Changed target release month to November 2018. October 18
Microsoft Teams integration Changed target release month to November 2018. October 18

Service

Features added to release notes

Feature Date added
Enable voting for status reasons - Dynamics 365 Portal September 24
Other enhancements to Resource Scheduling Optimization October 19
Geofencing - Field Service Mobile December 11

Release date changed

Feature Change Date changed
Self-service portal diagnostics - Dynamics 365 Portal Changed from October 2018 to January 2019 September 24
SMS channel Changed target release month from December 2018 to February 2019 November 3
Channel Integration Framework Changed target release month from October 2018 to November 2018 November 3
Enable customers to bring their bots Changed target release month from December 2018 to January 2019 November 3
Entitlement management - Field Service application Changed from November 2018 to December 2018 November 7
SLA management - Field Service application Changed from November 2018 to December 2018 November 7
Integration with Microsoft Bot Framework - Field Service mobile Changed from November 2018 to December 2018 November 7
Background location sharing - Field Service mobile Changed from November 2018 to December 2018 November 7
Push notifications - Field Service mobile Changed from November 2018 to December 2018 November 7
Extensible resource availability - URS Changed from November 2018 to January 2019 November 7
In-form scheduling - URS Changed from November 2018 to January 2019 November 7
PowerApps sample app - URS Changed from November 2018 to January 2019 November 7
Self-service scheduling APIs - URS Changed from November 2018 to January 2019 November 7
Resource Utilization View - URS Changed from November 2018 to January 2019 November 7
URS customer-driven product enhancements Changed from November 2018 to January 2019 November 7
Entitlement management - Field Service application Changed from December 2018 to January 2019 November 14
Background location sharing - Field Service mobile Changed from December 2018 to January 2019 December 11
Extensible resource availability - URS Changed from January 2019 to March 2019 December 11
Quick scheduling - URS Changed from January 2019 to March 2019 December 11
PowerApps sample app - URS Changed from January 2019 to March 2019 December 11
Self-service scheduling APIs - URS Changed from January 2019 to March 2019 December 11
URS customer-driven product enhancements Changed from January 2019 to March 2019 December 11

Features removed from release notes

Feature Date removed
Customer Service health in One Admin Center November 22
Integration with Microsoft Bot Framework - Field Service mobile December 11

Feature description changed

Feature Date changed
Quick scheduling - URS December 11

Finance and Operations

Features added to release notes

Release date changed

Feature Change Date changed
Platform Fixed an error that listed all platform features as GA in October 2018. August 10
Analytics Fixed an error that listed all analytics features as GA in October 2018. August 16
Automatic ledger settlements Changed target month to be "Undetermined". August 29
Reverse journal posting Changed target month to be "Undetermined". August 31
Enterprise credit management Changed target month to be "Undetermined (may release after March 2019)". August 31
On-premises deployment enhancements Changed target month to November 2018. September 12
Extend analytical workspaces by mashing up external data with PowerBI.com Changed the release type to preview and changed target month to April 2019. September 12
Troubleshooting for the document routing agent Changed the target release month to January 2019. September 13
Summary of what's new in Finance and Operations Added information that indicates when features will be available in on-premises environments. October 12
Upgrade automation Changed target release month to December 2018. October 17
Export up to 1 million rows to Excel Changed target release month to December 2018. November 1
Dynamics Translation Service support for multi-language translation requests Changed target release month to December 2018. November 9
Dynamics Translation Service usage metrics Changed target release month to "Undetermined". November 9
Unit of measure conversion for variants Changed target release month to be Undetermined November 27
Export up to 1 million rows to Excel Changed target release month to be December 2018 - January 2019 December 3

Feature description changed

Features removed from release notes

Feature Date removed
Additional demo data August 28
Sealed bidding September 6
Data resident subscriptions September 24
Supportability rules October 3

Talent

Features added to release notes

Feature Date added
Reporting and Analytics September 18
Deep links September 28
Share and manage access to guides or templates November 19

Features removed from release notes

Feature Additional information Date removed
Talent certified for ISO and SOC This feature has not been removed. Talent is already ISO certified (27001, 20017, and 27018) and the SOC certification will occur during Q4 of 2018. July 25
Company-based jobs and positions August 3
Skype interviews September 1

Release date changed

Feature Change Date changed
Managed activities Target release date changed from July 2018 to September 2018 September 10
Bulk guide updates Target release date changed from July 2018 to September 2018 September 10
Assignee placeholders Target release date changed from August 2018 to September 2018 September 10
Import activities from other guides or templates Target release date changed from August 2018 to September 2018 September 10
Relevant jobs and candidates Changed from General Availability, October 2018 to Public Preview, October 2018 September 28

Feature description changed

Feature Date changed
Dynamics 365 for Talent: Onboard September 12
Sourcing with LinkedIn Recruiter September 12
Relevant jobs and candidates September 12
Attract September 12
Attract September 18
Attract September 20
Offer Management September 20
Compensation enhancements September 28
Leave and absence: Proration updates November 9

Retail

Features added to release notes

Feature Date added
Extension of fiscal printer integration sample for Italy September 28
Fiscal service integration sample for Austria September 28
Suspend/resume improvements October 15
Omni-channel auto-charges October 24
Mobile POS improvements October 24
POS journal improvements October 25
Loyalty enhancements wave 2 November 13
Ecommerce sample order support November 21
Order attributes November 29

Feature description changed

Feature Change Date changed
Improved extensibility Updated description to include new extensibility functionality November 9

Release date changed

Feature Change Date changed
Fiscal printer integration sample for Italy Target release date changed from October 2018 to November 2018 September 6
Support for on-premises (LBD) deployments Target release date changed from October 2018 to November 2018 October 19
Loyalty enhancements Target release date for on-premises changed from October 2018 to November 2018 October 19
Payment connector Target release date for on-premises changed from October 2018 to November 2018 October 25
Improved extensibility Target release date changed from October 2018 to November 15, 2018 November 9
Omni-channel auto-charges Target release date changed from February 2019 to January 21, 2019 November 21

PowerApps

Feature description changed

Feature Change Date changed
Improve ALM for canvas apps with solutions You can choose which solution will contain your app, but PowerApps won't create a solution by default. August 2
Sharing enhancements for canvas apps The enhancements relate only to canvas apps, not model-driven apps. August 2
Extend Dynamics 365 entity forms with embedded canvas apps Clarified what will be available in public preview October 2
Easier to configure cascading dropdowns November 14

Features removed from release notes

Feature Additional information Date removed
Enhanced SharePoint forms functionality Removed this entry because it duplicated other items already listed in greater detail, including SharePoint web parts, enhanced themes, and easier configuration of cascading dropdowns. August 2
Rich Text Editor and HTML view controls for canvas apps November 14
Support for custom messages November 14
Improved app speed November 14
Enhanced Service Health page November 27
PowerApps audit events November 27
Simplified gallery, form, and data table field selection and binding November 27
Formula-bar enhancements Moved to next semester November 26
Improved omni-channel order processing Moved to April 2019 Release Notes November 30
Extension of fiscal printer integration sample for Italy Moved to April 2019 Release Notes November 30
Fiscal service integration sample for Austria Moved to April 2019 Release Notes November 30

Release date changed

Feature Change Date changed
Summary of what's new Fixed an error that listed all features as GA in October 2018. Updated 13 features to correct the target release month, the release type, or both. August 2
Opting into new features Changed from October 2018 to December 2018 August 8
Model-driven view designer enhancements Changed from GA to Public Preview August 8
Manage admin settings from the Power platform admin center Changed from GA to Public Preview September 12
Extend Dynamics 365 entity forms with embedded canvas apps Changed from October 2018 to November 2018 October 2
Advanced relationships between entities Changed from October 2018 to January 2019 November 14
Catch, handle, and report errors, and write Null values to databases with canvas apps Changed from November 2018 to December 2018 November 14
Configure dependent option sets Changed from October 2018 to January 2019 November 14
Create and view related flows from an entity Changed from October 2018 to January 2019 November 14
Create automatic number sequences Changed from December 2018 to January 2019 November 14
Create canvas apps with responsive layout Changed from November 2018 to January 2019 November 14
Create entities and apps in the same tool Changed from December 2018 to January 2019 November 14
Create Power BI reports using data in Common Data Service for Apps Changed from October 2018 to March 2019 November 14
Deeper PowerApps integration in Power BI Changed from October 2018 to December 2018 November 14
Easier to configure cascading dropdowns and conditional field visibility Changed from December 2018 to January 2019 November 14
Extend Dynamics 365 entity forms with embedded canvas apps Changed from November 2018 to December 2018 November 14
Improved help for Access users Changed from October 2018 to December 2018 November 14
Model-driven view designer enhancements Changed from October 2018 to November 2018 November 14
New model-driven form designer Changed from November 2018 to December 2018 November 14
Sharing enhancements for canvas apps Changed from October 2018 to November 2018 November 14
Simplified lookup field creation on entities Changed from October 2018 to January 2019 November 14
Simplified management of advanced entity properties Changed from December 2018 to January 2019 November 14
Work with friendly display names in canvas apps when using Common Data Service for Apps or SharePoint Changed from October 2018 to January 2019 November 14
Build model-driven apps of higher quality with Solution checker Changed from General Availability in October 2018 to Public Preview in November 2018 November 14
More reliable Outlook Client v8.2 for Dynamics 365 Changed from October 2018 to December 2018 November 14
More reliable Outlook Client v9.0 for Dynamics 365 Changed from October 2018 to December 2018 November 14
Set Regarding lookup enhancements in Dynamics 365 Changed from October 2018 to November 2018 November 14
Support for delegate users in Dynamics 365 Changed from October 2018 to November 2018 November 14
New admin analytics reports Changed from General Availability to Public Preview November 14
Native support for Common Data Service data types in canvas apps Changed from General Availability to Public Preview November 27
Catch, handle, and report errors, and write Null values to databases with canvas apps Changed from December 2018 to February 2019 November 27
Dynamics 365 mobile support email login Changed from January 2019 to February 2019 November 27

Microsoft Flow

Features added to release notes

Feature description changed

Release date changed

Feature Change Date changed
US government cloud deployment Changed from GA to Public Preview August 14
Design flows in Visio Changed from GA to Public Preview September 9
Power Query integration Changed from October 2018 to September 2018; moved to April '18 Release Notes October 3
New admin analytics reports Changed from October 2018 to September 2018; moved to April '18 Release Notes October 3
Repair recommendations sent in email for failed flows Moved from April '18 Release Notes; changed from September 2018 to October 2018 October 3
Customize SharePoint content approvals with Flow Moved from April '18 Release Notes; changed from September 2018 to October 2018 October 3
Custom controls in business process flows Changed from General Availability to Public Preview October 3
Diet designer for all templates Changed from October 2018 to November 2018 October 3
Leverage device signals on mobile devices Changed from October 2018 to November 2018 October 3
Design flows in Visio Changed from October 2018 to December 2018 October 3
Customize SharePoint content approvals with Flow Changed from October 2018 to November 2018 October 22
OneDrive for Business Flow launch panel Changed from October 2018 to December 2018 October 22
OneDrive for Business request sign-off Changed from October 2018 to December 2018 October 22
Flow for SharePoint admin scenarios Changed from October 2018 to December 2018 October 22
SharePoint Remind Me Changed from October 2018 to December 2018 October 22
Microsoft Teams uses Flow as a bot Changed from October 2018 to December 2018 October 22
US government cloud deployment Changed from October 2018 to November 2018 October 28
Flow button enhancements Changed from October 2018 to November 2018 October 28
Flow management connector, SDK, and APIs Changed from October 2018 to November 2018 November 8
Custom controls in business process flows Changed from October 2018 to November 2018 November 8
Integrated help and support experience in Flow designer Changed from October 2018 to November 2018 November 8

Power BI Desktop

Features added to release notes

Feature Date added
Copy and paste across reports October 10
New filtering experience October 10
Search in filter cards October 10

Release date changed

Feature Change Date changed
Accessibility: slicers Changed from October 2018 to July 2018; moved to April '18 Release Notes August 30
Additional quick insights Changed from Public Preview, October 2018 to GA, July 2018; moved to April '18 Release Notes August 30
Aggregations Changed from Public Preview, October 2018 to Public Preview, September 2018; moved to April '18 Release Notes August 30
Composite models Changed from October 2018 to July 2018; moved to April '18 Release Notes August 30
Copy data from table and matrix visuals Changed from Public Preview, October 2018 to GA, September 2018; moved to April '18 Release Notes August 30
Flexible matching in Q&A Changed from October 2018 to August 2018; moved to April '18 Release Notes August 30
Report wallpapers Changed from Public Preview, October 2018 to GA, July 2018; moved to April '18 Release Notes August 30
Show measures as clickable URLs Changed from October 2018 to August 2018; moved to April '18 Release Notes August 30
Theming over report level and visual container styles Changed from October 2018 to August 2018; moved to April '18 Release Notes August 30
Theming general availability Changed from October 2018 to August 2018; moved to April '18 Release Notes August 30
Expand and collapse in matrix visual Changed from October 2018 to November 2018 October 10
Quick insights for non-additive measures Changed from Public Preview to General Availability October 10
New filtering experience Changed from March 2019 to November 2018 December 4
Expression-based formatting Changed from March 2019 to April 2019 December 4

Features removed from release notes

Feature Date removed
Q&A telemetry pipeline September 10
Custom fonts October 10
Ad-hoc exploration December 4

Power BI Service

Release date changed

Feature Change Date changed
XMLA endpoint for third-party client connectivity and lifecycle management Changed from November 2018 to February 2019 October 3
XMLA endpoint for third-party client connectivity and lifecycle management Changed from October 2018 to November 2018 September 10
Dataset metadata translations Changed from October 2018 to March 2019 October 8
Paginated reports (Power BI Premium) Changed from October 2018 to November 2018 October 9
Self-service data prep Changed from October 2018 to November 2018 October 10
Azure integration Changed from October 2018 to November 2018 October 10
Computed entities Changed from October 2018 to November 2018 October 10
Linked entities Changed from October 2018 to November 2018 October 10
Dataflow refresh Changed from October 2018 to November 2018 October 10
Dataflows on Premium capacity Changed from October 2018 to November 2018 October 10
Additional URL parameters for report filtering Changed from October 2018 to July 2018; moved to April '18 release notes October 19
Dashboard Commenting Changed from October 2018 to September 2018; moved to April '18 release notes October 19
Filters for report sharing Changed from October 2018 to July 2018; moved to April '18 release notes October 19
Report Commenting Changed from October 2018 to March 2019 October 19
Personal bookmarks Changed from November 2018 to December 2018 November 13
Home Changed from October 2018 General Availability to October 2018 Preview November 15
Secure embed codes Changed from November 2018 to January 2019 November 27

Features removed from release notes

Feature Date removed
Historical capacity metrics (Power BI Premium) September 10
Automated machine learning in Power BI December 11
Access Azure Machine Learning models in Power Query December 11

Features added to release notes

Feature description changed

Feature Date changed
Admin APIs and PowerShell module October 16

Power BI Mobile

Features removed from release notes

Feature Date removed
Personalized Home experience September 7
Paginated reports September 7
Windows-based large screen devices October 10
Removed Android from Mobile shared credentials October 10

Features added to release notes

Feature Date added
Copy values November 27
Windows presentation mode for large screens November 27
Paginated Reports (RDL) November 27

Power BI Service Apps

Release date changed

Feature Change Date changed
APIs to manage and embed Power BI Service Apps Changed from October 2018 to February 2019 September 10
Embedding Power BI content from Power BI Service Apps Changed from October 2018 to February 2019 September 10
Installing Power BI Service Apps Changed from General Availability, October 2018 to Public Preview, November 2018 September 10
Personalization Changed from General Availability, October 2018 to Public Preview, November 2018 September 10
Create a Power BI Service App package Changed from General Availability, October 2018 to Public Preview, November 2018 September 10
Update an existing app Changed from General Availability, October 2018 to Public Preview, November 2018 September 10
APIs to manage and embed Power BI Service Apps Changed from February 2019 General Availability to Public Preview November 23

Features removed from release notes

Feature Date removed
ECMAScript support September 10

Power BI Custom Visuals

Features removed from release notes

Feature Date removed
Custom visuals in Excel September 4

Power BI Embedded

Features removed from release notes

Feature Date removed
Automatic end-to-end deployment of Power BI Embedded solutions July 31
Deploy an updated dashboard or tile to production July 31
Improved refresh APIs July 31
Apply and change themes August 30
Single sign-on for Azure SQL Database August 30

Power BI Report Server

Features removed from release notes

Feature Date removed
Export to Excel October 23

Release date changed

Feature Change Date changed
Row-level security (RLS) Changed from November 2018 to January 2019 October 23
Support for new features of Power BI Report Server Changed from November 2018 to January 2019 October 23

Business Central

Features added to release notes

Features removed from release notes

Feature Date removed
New object extensions as part of the improved Visual Studio Code AL experience August 10
Cloud readiness illustration as part of the story for hybrid deployments November 11

Artificial Intelligence

New product areas added

Subject Change Date added
AI for Customer Service Insights New feature September 24
AI for Sales Moved from the Sales area September 10
AI for Market Insights New feature September 24

Product name changed

Product Change Date changed
AI for Customer Service Changed product name from AI for Customer Service Insights to AI for Customer Service September 25

Mixed Reality

Features added to release notes

Feature Date added
Dynamics 365 Layout
Import using PC September 24
Choose units of measure September 24
Multi-select and grouping September 24
Dynamic audio September 24
Precisely adjust a layout September 24
New measuring tools September 24
Dynamics 365 Remote Assist
Field Service integration September 24
Insert a PDF file September 24
Take a snapshot September 24
Text chat September 24
Add directional arrows September 24
Dynamic audio September 24
Voice commands September 24
Launch Remote Assist from another app September 24
Screen sharing December 10

Data Integration

Features added to release notes

Feature Change Date added
Power BI
New and improved connectors:
- IBM DB2 DirectQuery
- Vertica in PBI Service (via Gateway)
- HDInsight Interactive Query in PBI Service (via Gateway)
New feature August 8
CDS for Apps and Power BI dataflows
- Scheduled refresh support for Data Integration projects in PowerApps Maker Portal
- Automatic relationship creation between entities through Data Integration when the source entities are related
New feature August 8
CDM
GitHub repository where entity definitions open-sourced with additional documentation and tooling
New feature August 8
Microsoft Flow and PowerApps
New connectors:
- Azure Data Factory
- Dynamic Signal
- Marketo
- ElasticOCR
- MailParser
- PoliteMail
- Cloud Connect Studio
- ProjectWise Design Integration
- LMS365
- Azure IoT Central
- Survey123
- Power platform for Admins
- PowerApps for App Makers
- PowerApps for Admins
- Microsoft Flow for Admins
- Project Roadmap
- NetDocuments
- Microsoft School Data Sync
- TeleSign SMS
- AppsForOps
- K2 Workflow
New features October 11

Release date changed

Feature Change Date changed
Power BI
New PDF connector
Updated release date. August 8
Power BI
“Fuzzy Merge” transformation
Changed release type. August 8
CDS for Apps and Power BI dataflows
- GDPR (ability to export user data, ability to audit all CRUD operations by a user, DPIA document)
- Improvements for Data Integrator Admins
Changed release type. August 8
Microsoft Flow and PowerApps
Excel Online - support for update operation
Changed release type. August 8
Power Query
- Data profiling capabilities to easily identify errors and outliers as part of the Data Preparation workload
- Intellisense support for M language
Changed release type. August 8
CDS for Apps and Power BI dataflows
Self-service data prep with dataflows
Changed release type. August 30
Power BI
Ability to manage all the tenant’s gateways in the D365 admin portal
Changed release date. September 7
Power BI
- AtScale connector
- Essbase connector
Changed public preview date. September 7
Microsoft Flow and PowerApps
Support for new regions:
- US Government (GCC)
Changed release date and type. September 7
Power Query
Community Website Launch
Changed release date. October 11
Power Query
New PDF Connector
Changed release type. October 11
CDS for Apps
Ability to create a DI project from the published templates in marketplace (starting from DI or from marketplace)
Changed release type. October 11

Features removed from release notes

Feature Additional information Date removed
CDS for Apps and Power BI dataflows
Support for Custom Connectors (via Gateway)
Investigation into support for this feature is still under way; however, we don't have a clear timeline to support it. Please vote on the suggestion at PowerApps ideas and/or Power BI ideas to help prioritize. August 8
Power BI
Support for gateway with Power BI premium in different capacity regions
Due to changing priorities, the timeframe for this feature has not been determined. While investigation continues, please vote on the suggestion at Power BI ideas to help prioritize. August 8
Power BI
Additional cloud data refresh capabilities for parity with Power BI Desktop
Due to changing priorities, the timeframe for this feature has not been determined. While investigation continues, please vote on the suggestion at Power BI ideas to help prioritize. October 11