Set personal options

Applies to Dynamics 365 for Customer Engagement apps version 9.x

Personalize your Dynamics 365 for Customer Engagement Customer Engagement workspace to suit your requirements or preferences. For example, you can choose the page that you want to see as soon as you sign in to Customer Engagement. You can also personalize many other options such as language, currency, and time zone.

If you’re an administrator, you can also set system settings that affect all users in the organization. For more information, search for “System Settings dialog box.”

To set personal options

  1. Click the Settings button Options button for Dynamics 365 for Customer Engagement apps in the upper-right corner of the screen.

  2. Click Options.

  3. Fill in the information, as required. Click on a tab here to see information on settings.

  4. When you’re done, click OK.

General tab options

Options Description
Select your home page and settings for Get Started panes
Default Pane Select the default home pane (page) that you want to see when you sign in to Customer Engagement. For example, you can make Service your default pane if you work mostly in that area.

By default, the Default based on user role option is selected, which shows the default pane based on your user role. More information: View your user profile

You can only set panes and tabs that are available for your user role.
Default Tab Select the default tab that you want to see for the selected default pane. For example, select the Accounts tab for the Services pane.
Set the number of records shown per page in any list of records
Records Per Page Select the maximum number of records you want to see in a list on a page. You can set a value from 50 to 250.
Select the default mode in Advanced Find
Advanced Find Mode By default, every time you open the Advanced Find Mode dialog box, the query details are hidden. To see the query details every time, select Detailed. More information: Create, edit, or save an Advanced Find search
Set the time zone you are in
Time Zone Select the time zone that you want to display for your region. Note: If you use Dynamics 365 for Outlook, set the same time zone in Customer Engagement to help prevent a mismatch in dates and times.
Select a default currency
Currency Choose the default currency value to use in financial transactions. Click the Lookup button to search for a currency. More information: Manage transactions with multiple currencies
Support high contrast settings
Enable high contrast Select this check box to enable high contrast levels in your Customer Engagement display. Tip: Set this option if you are using high contrast settings in your browser or operating system.
Set the default country/region code
Enable country/region code prefixing Select this check box to enable the default calling code for your region.
Country/Region Code Prefix Enter the value of your region’s calling code in the text box. For example, enter +1 for the United States.
View your user information Select this link to view details about you. These details are displayed to your entire organization and include your contact information and security role. More information: View your user profile

Synchronization tab options

Options Description
Synchronize Dynamics 365 for Customer Engagement items with Outlook or Exchange
filters Choose the records to synchronize between Customer Engagement and Dynamics 365 for Outlook or Exchange (using server-side synchronization). More information: Choose the records to synchronize between Dynamics 365 for Customer Engagement appsand Outlook or Exchange
synchronized fields View the fields that are synchronized between Customer Engagement and Dynamics 365 for Outlook so you can see where the data is coming from. More information:

- View the fields that are synchronized between Dynamics 365 for Customer Engagement apps and Dynamics 365 for Outlook
- Create or modify synchronization filters or view synchronizing fields Note: Only a system administrator can change the synchronizing fields.
Manage your offline filters and take your information offline in Dynamics 365 for Outlook
offline filters Choose a subset of Customer Engagement data that you want to work with when you go offline with Dynamics 365 for Outlook.

Activities tab options

Options Description
Synchronize Dynamics 365 for Customer Engagement items with Outlook or Exchange
filters Choose the records to synchronize between Customer Engagement and Dynamics 365 for Outlook or Exchange (using server-side synchronization). More information: Choose the records to synchronize between Dynamics 365 for Customer Engagement apps and Outlook or Exchange
synchronized fields View the fields that are synchronized between Customer Engagement and Dynamics 365 for Outlook so you can see where the data is coming from. More information:

- View the fields that are synchronized between Dynamics 365 for Customer Engagement apps and Dynamics 365 for Outlook
- Create or modify synchronization filters or view synchronizing fields Note: Only a system administrator can change the synchronizing fields.
Manage your offline filters and take your information offline in Dynamics 365 for Outlook
offline filters Choose a subset of Customer Engagement data that you want to work with when you go offline with Dynamics 365 for Outlook.

Formats tab options

Options Description
Current Formats
Format preview Shows the current region and its formats for Number, Currency, Time, and Date.
Customize Choose this option to add a new region and formats.

Email Templates tab options

Options Description
Create and modify personal email templates
New Create an email template with custom values (such as a date or signature), so you don’t have to enter the same information, repeatedly, when you send an email.

On the command bar, click New and enter values for the template. More information: Create templates for email

Email Signatures tab options

Options Description
Create and modify personal email signatures
New Create an email signature to save time and be consistent in your responses. The owner of an email signature can be a user or a team.

On the command bar, click New and enter values for the signature. More information: Create a signature for your Dynamics 365 for Customer Engagement apps email or for a queue

Email tab options

Options Description
Select if other users can send emails for you
Allow other Customer Engagement users to send email on your behalf. Note: This option is not available in Dynamics 365 for Customer Engagement (on-premises). Select this option to allow other users of Customer Engagement to send email on your behalf. Caution: If you select this option, other users can send email on your behalf with or without your consent. Your email name will appear as the sender.
Select the email messages to track in Customer Engagement
Track Select the email messages that you want to automatically track in Customer Engagement.

Options:

- All Email messages
- Email messages in response to Customer Engagement email
- Email messages from Customer Engagement Leads, Contacts and Accounts
- Email messages from Customer Engagement records that are email enabled
Configure Folder Tracking Rules Set up folders to automatically track incoming email. More information: Track Outlook email by moving it to a tracked Exchange folder
Automatically create records in Dynamics 365 for Customer Engagement
Create Select this option to allow Customer Engagement to create leads or contacts automatically from the information in tracked email messages.
View your Mailbox Click this link to see your mailbox details.

Privacy tab options

Note

This tab is available only in Dynamics 365 for Customer Engagement. This tab isn’t available if your system administrator has selected the privacy preference for the entire organization in System Settings. Talk to your administrator. More information: Find your Dynamics 365 for Customer Engagement apps administrator or support person

Options Description
Select your error notification preference
Options:

- Ask me for permission to send an error report to Microsoft.
- Automatically send report to Microsoft without asking me for permission.
- Never send an error report to Microsoft about Customer Engagement.
Specify what you want Customer Engagement to do when an error occurs. Based on your selection, the error reports are shared with and used by Microsoft for product improvements. More information: Set privacy preferences for an organization

We recommend that you send the error reports to Microsoft so that Microsoft can use the information for product improvements.

Languages tab options

Options Description
Select the language you prefer to see Dynamics 365 for Customer Engagement displayed in
Base Language Shows the base language. The base language is set during the Customer Engagement installation process. You can’t edit this option.
User Interface Language Select the language that you want to see for labels and dialog boxes in the Customer Engagement user interface.
Help Language Select the language for Help. To add an additional language other than the base language, your admin must install the required language packs and enable them. Talk to your administrator. More information: Find your Dynamics 365 for Customer Engagement apps administrator or support person

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