What’s new and planned for Dynamics 365 Business Central 2021 release wave 1 (BC18)

Dynamics 365 Business Central

Hi, Readers.
A few days ago, Microsoft updated Timeline for the next release wave 2021 release wave 1.

And on the evening of January 27th, Japan time, the release plan was available.

For all Dynamics 365 products:
Dynamics 365 2021 release wave 1 plan

For Business Central: You can find all the new features in the link below.
What’s new and planned for Dynamics 365 Business Central

In this post, I’d like to point out some of the interesting and important features, hope this will help. Surely every improvement and new features are what we have been waiting for. After early access available, I will continue to do some detailed tests.

Let’s Go!!!


Improvements for the Delegated Administrators

Reassign an environment from one Azure Active Directory organization to another (through Microsoft Support)


Automatic creation of lot and serial number information cards

Dimension corrections (for G/L Entries)

More control over settings for Default Dimensions

Better with Microsoft 365

Look up Business Central contacts from within Microsoft Teams

Enablement of Word merge in Business Central

Country and regional

The 2021 release wave 1 brings Dynamics 365 Business Central to more countries with release in India, Greece, Romania, and Turkey.

Microsoft Power Platform

Virtual tables for Microsoft Dataverse

Synchronize item availability from Business Central to Dynamics 365 Sales

Modern clients

Client performance improvements

Usability enhancements for the Business Central web client

Enable cloud printing on mobile app (phone and tablet) and from Microsoft Teams app

Modern development tools

Partners can add keys (indexes) to base tables and table extension tables

Extension validation on upgrade

Report extensibility


Improved company setup experience

Improve the experience of getting started with Power BI


Hope this will help.

Thanks for reading.



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