SocialProfile entity messages and methods


Applies To: Dynamics 365 (online), Dynamics 365 (on-premises), Dynamics CRM 2016, Dynamics CRM Online

A social profile represents social information about an account and contacts on different social channels. Social profile is always associated with a contact when it’s created. By default it represents the social info for a contact. If the contact is later associated with an account, it doesn’t necessarily represent the account, as account can have multiple contacts

The schema name for this entity is Social Profile. To view the entity metadata for your organization, install the Metadata Browser solution described in Browse the metadata for your organization. You can also view the metadata for an uncustomized organization in the Excel file called EntityMetadata.xlsx included in the top-level folder of the SDK download.

The following table describes the messages for this entity, which you use with the IOrganizationService.Execute method.




Assigns a social profile to another user or team.


Creates a social profile. You can also call the IOrganizationService.Create method.


Deletes a social profile. You can also call the IOrganizationService.Delete method.


Returns an existing social profile record if one exists, otherwise generates a new one and returns it.


Shares a social profile with another security principal (user or team).


Changes the access rights for a social profile previously shared with another security principal (user or team).


Retrieves a social profile. You can also call the IOrganizationService.Retrieve method.


Retrieves a collection of social profiles. You can also call the IOrganizationService.RetrieveMultiple method.


Retrieves the access the specified security principal (user or team) has to a social profile.


Retrieves the security principals (users or teams) that have access to a contract, together with their access rights to the social profile.


Removes all access to a social profile for the specified security principal (user or team).


Sets the state of a social profile. For a list of the state values, see the options available in the metadata.You can find this information in the metadata for your organization. See the preceding metadata browser information.


Updates a social profile. You can also call the IOrganizationService.Update method.

See Also

Social entities
Privileges by entity

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