User guide for model-driven apps running on the Power Apps mobile app

Use the Power Apps mobile app to run model-driven apps on your mobile device. For more information about how to install and get started with an app, see Run canvas apps and model-driven apps on a mobile device.

Important

Model-driven apps for Dynamics 365 Sales, Dynamics 365 Customer Service, and Dynamics 365 Field Service don't run in the Power Apps mobile app. Instead, you use the Dynamics 365 for phones and tablets app. For more information, see User Guide for Dynamics 365 for phones and tablets.

Home screen

It's easy to get around in the Power Apps mobile app. The following illustration shows the primary navigation elements on the Home screen.

Navigation controls, expanded view

Legend:

  1. Site map: Open the menu and move between apps, get to your favorite and recently used records, access settings, and more.
  2. Search: Search for app records in Common Data Service.
  3. New: Create a new record and quickly enter almost any type of information into the system.
  4. Relationship Assistant: Use the assistant to monitor and track daily actions and communications. It helps you stay on top of your day with insight cards that are displayed prominently throughout the app to provide tailored and actionable insights.

Site map

From the Home screen, select the site map Site map icon to access entities, favorite or most-used records, other apps, and settings.

Site map screen

The following illustration shows the primary navigation elements on the site map screen.

Site map screen

Legend

  1. App selector: Open this menu to close your app and switch to another app.
  2. Home screen: Select this to go back to the Home screen.
  3. Profile: Go to the Profile screen to sign out or reconfigure the app.
  4. Recent records: View a list of records you were recently using.
  5. Pinned records: View and open your favorite (pinned) records.
  6. Entity navigator: This area lists the entity available in the app.
  7. Help: Access help content for more information about how to use the Power Apps mobile app.
  8. Offline status: Work with your data in offline mode, even when you don't have internet access. More information: Work offline on your mobile device
  9. Settings: Access settings.

Pin favorite records

The Pinned and Recent lists provide quick access to records that you've recently used or pinned to favorites. Use the Recent list to pin favorite records.

  1. From the site map Site map icon, select Recent Recent record icon.

  2. On the Recent records screen, select the push-pin icon next to a record to add it to your favorites (pinned records).

  3. To view the newly pinned records, select Go back icon, and then select Pinned Pinned favorites icon.

    Pin a record to favorites

Unpin a record

  1. From the site map Site map icon, select Pinned Pinned favorites icon.

  2. Select the remove-pin icon Remove pin icon next to a record to remove it from favorites (pinned records).

    Unpin a record

Change views

  • From the Home screen, select the down arrow Change view icon next to the current view, and then select a new view.

    Change views

Add a record quickly

  1. From the Home screen, select New Create record button.

  2. Fill in the fields, and then select Save.

  3. After the record is created, you can view the new record.

    Create a record

  • To save and open the record that you created, select More More commands icon, and then select Save and Open.

  • To save and create another record, select More More commands icon, and then select Save and Create new.

    Create a record

View commands for a record (Android)

  1. From the Home screen, open a record.

  2. On the open record, select More More record commands icon" to access more commands.

    Commands on a record

Edit a record

  1. From the Home screen, open a record that you want to edit.

  2. When you're done editing the record, select Save. To cancel your changes, select Discard.

    Edit a record

Go back to the Home screen

  • To get back to the Home screen when you're in a record, select Back Back icon.

  • At any point, press and hold Back Back icon to go back to the Home screen.

    Go back to the Home screen

Sign out

From the site map Site map icon, select the profile icon Profile icon, and then select Sign out.