2021 release wave 2 features available for early access

This topic lists the features that can be enabled for testing in your environment beginning August 2, 2021.

Features from the following apps are available as part of early access:

  • Dynamics 365 Marketing
  • Dynamics 365 Sales
  • Dynamics 365 Customer Service
  • Dynamics 365 Field Service
  • Dynamics 365 Finance
  • Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management
  • Finance and Operations cross-app capabilities
  • Dynamics 365 Commerce
  • Dynamics 365 Business Central

The features from these apps update the existing user experiences. You can opt in early to enable these features in your environment. This will allow you to test these features and then adopt them across your environments. For information on how to enable these features, see Opt in to 2021 release wave 2 updates.

Important

If you are using Unified Interface or Power Automate, there might be early access features that could impact your users. For Microsoft Power Platform early access features, see 2021 release wave 2 features available for early access.

Dynamics 365 Marketing

For a complete list of the Dynamics 365 Marketing features, see What's new and planned for Dynamics 365 Marketing.

Feature Enabled for Early access General availability
New email editor with A/B testing Users, automatically Aug 2, 2021 Oct 2021

Dynamics 365 Sales

For a complete list of the Dynamics 365 Sales features, see What's new and planned for Dynamics 365 Sales.

Feature Enabled for Early access General availability
Worklist and workspace improvement Users, automatically Aug 2, 2021 Oct 2021

Dynamics 365 Customer Service

For a complete list of the Dynamics 365 Customer Service features, see What's new and planned for Dynamics 365 Customer Service.

Feature Enabled for Early access General availability
Modern control for subject entity Users, automatically Aug 1, 2021 Oct 2021
Scheduling and IoT capabilities in Customer Service workspace Users, automatically Aug 2, 2021 Oct 2021
Usability improvements for agent workspaces Users, automatically Aug 2, 2021 Oct 2021
Usability improvements in knowledge management Users, automatically Aug 2, 2021 Oct 2021

Dynamics 365 Field Service

For a complete list of the Dynamics 365 Field Service features, see What's new and planned for Dynamics 365 Field Service.

Feature Enabled for Early access General availability
Collaborate throughout the work order lifecycle with embedded Microsoft Teams Users, automatically Oct 1, 2021 Jan 2022
Field Service (Dynamics 365) mobile app usability enhancements Users, automatically Aug 2, 2021 Oct 2021
Functional location and asset tree improvements Users, automatically Aug 2, 2021 Oct 2021
Improved user experience with new schedule board enhancements Users, automatically Aug 2, 2021 Oct 2021
Modular work order pricing Users, automatically Aug 2, 2021 Oct 2021
Work order form simplification Users, automatically Aug 2, 2021 Oct 2021
Work order ribbon simplification Users, automatically Aug 2, 2021 Oct 2021

Dynamics 365 Finance

For a complete list of the Dynamics 365 Finance features, see What's new and planned for Dynamics 365 Finance.

Feature Enabled for Early access General availability
Configurable business documents – delegated account setup for emailing via electronic reporting destinations Users by admins, makers, or analysts Aug 1, 2021 Oct 2021
Configurable business documents – specific destinations via printer management settings Users by admins, makers, or analysts Aug 1, 2021 Oct 2021
Configurable business documents – support for configurable images in headers and footers Users by admins, makers, or analysts Aug 1, 2021 Oct 2021
Electronic reporting – query reuse for performance improvements Users by admins, makers, or analysts Aug 1, 2021 Oct 2021
Tax Calculation service Users by admins, makers, or analysts Apr 16, 2021 Oct 2021
Tax Calculation service – enabling tax calculation parameters by tax jurisdiction Users by admins, makers, or analysts Apr 16, 2021 Oct 2021
Tax Calculation service – integration with free text invoice Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Apr 16, 2021 Dec 2021
Tax Calculation service – integration with general journal Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Apr 16, 2021 Mar 2022
Tax Calculation service – sales tax group determination Users by admins, makers, or analysts Apr 16, 2021 Oct 2021
Tax Calculation service – supporting multiple VAT IDs Users by admins, makers, or analysts Apr 16, 2021 Oct 2021
Tax Calculation service – supporting tax in transfer order Users by admins, makers, or analysts Apr 16, 2021 Oct 2021
Tax reporting – supporting multiple tax registration numbers Users by admins, makers, or analysts Apr 16, 2021 Oct 2021

Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management

For a complete list of the Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management features, see What's new and planned for Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management.

Feature Enabled for Early access General availability
Edge scale units to run distributed workloads at your facility Users by admins, makers, or analysts Apr 23, 2021 Nov 2021
Post on-hand adjustments using codes connected to offset accounts Users by admins, makers, or analysts Aug 2, 2021 Oct 2021
Sales quotation referenced data export policy Users by admins, makers, or analysts Aug 2, 2021 Oct 2021
Scan barcodes in the warehouse using GS1 format standards Users by admins, makers, or analysts Aug 2, 2021 Oct 2021
Updates to inventory and logistics feature states with version 10.0.21 Users by admins, makers, or analysts Aug 2, 2021 Oct 2021
Updates to manufacturing feature states with version 10.0.21 Users by admins, makers, or analysts Aug 2, 2021 Oct 2021
Updates to planning feature states with version 10.0.21 Users by admins, makers, or analysts Aug 2, 2021 Oct 2021
Updates to product information management feature states with version 10.0.21 Users by admins, makers, or analysts Aug 2, 2021 Oct 2021
Warehouse Management mobile app step instructions Users by admins, makers, or analysts Aug 2, 2021 Oct 2021

Finance and Operations cross-app capabilities

For a complete list of the Finance and Operations cross-app capabilities features, see What's new and planned for Finance and Operations cross-app capabilities.

Feature Enabled for Early access General availability
Change feeds in data lakes Users by admins, makers, or analysts Apr 30, 2021 Oct 2021
Enhanced support for full feature lifecycle in Feature management Users, automatically Aug 2, 2021 Oct 2021
Improved legal entity support for saved views Users by admins, makers, or analysts Aug 2, 2021 Oct 2021
New scenarios enabled with Power Platform convergence Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Jun 30, 2021 Oct 2021
Updates to client feature states with version 10.0.21 Users, automatically Aug 2, 2021 Oct 2021
WCAG 2.1 accessibility support for the Finance and Operations apps web client Users, automatically Aug 2, 2021 Oct 2021

Dynamics 365 Commerce

For a complete list of the Dynamics 365 Commerce features, see What's new and planned for Dynamics 365 Commerce.

Feature Enabled for Early access General availability
Commerce localization for Russia Users by admins, makers, or analysts Aug 2, 2021 Oct 2021
Enforce custom query change tracking configurations on retail transaction tables due to performance impacts Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Aug 2, 2021 Oct 2021
Enhanced reordering experience in e-commerce Users by admins, makers, or analysts Aug 2, 2021 Oct 2021
Support inventory movement between in-store locations from POS Users by admins, makers, or analysts Aug 2, 2021 Oct 2021

Dynamics 365 Business Central

For a complete list of the Dynamics 365 Business Central features, see What's new and planned for Dynamics 365 Business Central.

Feature Enabled for Early access General availability
Centralized Deployment of Office add-ins Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Aug 1, 2021 Oct 2021
Enhancements to the Outlook add-in Users, automatically Aug 1, 2021 Oct 2021
Performance improvements to the Business Central web client Users, automatically Aug 1, 2021 Oct 2021
Profiling AL performance with snapshot debugger Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Aug 1, 2021 Oct 2021
Transactional installation and sync of extensions on-premises Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Aug 1, 2021 Oct 2021