Minimum Requirements for Using Business Central

Before you access Business Central online, we recommend that you verify that your computer or mobile device meets or exceeds the minimum system requirements for the product. This article lists the requirements.

Browsers

Microsoft Edge: Business Central is designed to work with the current version of the new Microsoft Edge.
Chrome for Windows and Firefox for Windows: Business Central is designed to work with the current version of these desktop browsers.
Safari: Business Central is designed to work with the current version of Safari on macOS.

Other supported browsers

Microsoft Edge Legacy: Business Central is designed to work with the legacy version of Microsoft Edge.
Internet Explorer: Business Central is designed to work with Internet Explorer 11 (build 11.0.9600.17239) for Windows 10 (32-bit and 64-bit versions). We recommend that you upgrade to the latest version of Internet Explorer supported for your version of Windows. You can also run the new Edge and still access other websites that require Internet Explorer. For more information, see Microsoft Edge documentation.

Mobile devices

Windows: Business Central for Windows can be installed on devices with at least 1 GB of RAM and Windows 10 Home, Pro, Enterprise, or Education (32-bit and 64-bit editions).
iOS: Business Central for iPad and iPhone requires iOS 10.0 or later.
Android: Business Central for Android tablet and Android phone can be installed on devices with at least 1GB of RAM and Android 6.0 or higher.
Device size: Business Central is supported on smartphones with a minimum screen size of 4" and tablets with a minimum screen size of 7".

Outlook

Outlook applications: To use Business Central online as your business inbox in Outlook, you will need Outlook 2016 or later, Outlook in a browser, Outlook for iPhone, Outlook for iPad, or Outlook for Android. Your organization must also use Office 365. You cannot use Business Central online as your business inbox in Outlook if your organization uses Exchange Server on-premises.
Browsers: When using Business Central as your business inbox in Outlook in a browser, the add-in requires that your computer is running one of the listed supported browsers that are listed earlier in this article.
Platforms: When using the Business Central Outlook Add-In in Outlook for iPhone, Outlook for iPad, or Outlook for Android, the add-in requires that your mobile device is running one of the listed supported mobile devices for Business Central.

Excel

Edit in Excel: To use the Excel add-in to make changes in Excel and push the changes back into Business Central, you need Excel 2016 or later. For more information, see Analyzing Financial Statements in Microsoft Excel.

Using the Business Central Administration Center

The administration center is designed to work with the current version of the following browsers:

  • The new Microsoft Edge
  • Chrome for Windows
  • Firefox for Windows
  • Safari for macOS

Using Business Central on-premises

If you want to deploy Business Central on-premises, you should check the system requirements. For more information, see System Requirements for Dynamics 365 Business Central and Deployment Overview.

See Also

Getting Started
System Requirements for Dynamics 365 Business Central