What’s new and planned for Dynamics 365 Business Central

This topic lists features that are planned to release from April 2022 through September 2022. Because this topic lists features that may not have released yet, delivery timelines may change and projected functionality may not be released. For more information, go to Microsoft policy.

For a list of the next wave’s release plans, go to 2022 release wave 2 plan.

In the General availability column, the feature will be delivered within the month listed. The delivery date can be any day within that month. Released features show the full date, including the date of release.

This check mark ( ) shows which features have been released for public preview or early access and for public preview, early access, and general availability.

Application

In 2022 release wave 1, we deliver updates based on the most popular requests for improvement. We’ll invest in better reporting, and several improvements to the supply chain area.

FeatureEnabled forPublic previewGeneral availability
Blocking deletion of G/L accountsUsers, automatically Jan 4, 2022 Apr 1, 2022
Auto-accept transactions for intercompany journalsUsers by admins, makers, or analysts Feb 4, 2022 Apr 1, 2022
Payment reconciliation journal – Preview Posting enabledUsers, automatically Feb 15, 2022 Apr 1, 2022
Allow the sell-to and bill-to customers to be different for jobsUsers, automatically Mar 1, 2022 Apr 1, 2022
Bank Account Statement reportUsers, automatically Mar 1, 2022 Apr 1, 2022
Block VAT and General Posting SetupsUsers, automatically Mar 1, 2022 Apr 1, 2022
Change default company bank account on sales and service documentsUsers, automatically Mar 1, 2022 Apr 1, 2022
Check amounts for proposed payments and settlements (CZ)Users, automatically Mar 1, 2022 Apr 1, 2022
Check documents and journals in while you workUsers, automatically Mar 1, 2022 Apr 1, 2022
Consolidate customer and vendor balancesUsers, automatically Mar 1, 2022 Apr 1, 2022
Finding documents and entries efficientlyUsers, automatically Mar 1, 2022 Apr 1, 2022
Fixed Quantity in product bills of materialsUsers, automatically Mar 1, 2022 Apr 1, 2022
Introducing Finance Charge Interest Rate – CzechiaUsers, automatically Mar 1, 2022 Apr 1, 2022
Log emails using a shared mailbox and Graph APIUsers, automatically Mar 1, 2022 Apr 1, 2022
Mail account scenarios for CZ Advance Payments (Czechia)Users, automatically Mar 1, 2022 Apr 1, 2022
Map to Dataverse option sets such as payment terms, freight terms, and shipping agents without codeUsers by admins, makers, or analysts Mar 1, 2022 Apr 1, 2022
More control over deferrals postingUsers, automatically Mar 1, 2022 Apr 1, 2022
New Accountant profile (Czechia)Users, automatically Mar 1, 2022 Apr 1, 2022
New UI for entering demand forecasts to add support for variant code and other improvementsUsers, automatically Mar 1, 2022 Apr 1, 2022
Report selection for projectsUsers, automatically Mar 1, 2022 Apr 1, 2022
Set default dimensions on locationsUsers, automatically Mar 1, 2022 Apr 1, 2022
Support inventory pick and warehouse pick operations for jobsUsers, automatically Mar 1, 2022 Apr 1, 2022
Create bank depositsUsers by admins, makers, or analysts Mar 7, 2022 Apr 1, 2022
Standardizing the bank reconciliation process in North American versionsUsers by admins, makers, or analysts Mar 7, 2022 Apr 1, 2022
Two-digit year evaluates to 1950-2049 rangeUsers, automatically Apr 1, 2022 Apr 1, 2022
Shopify connectorUsers by admins, makers, or analysts May 11, 2022
Release and reopen multiple documentsUsers, automatically Mar 1, 2022 Jul 7, 2022

Better with Microsoft 365

In 2022 release wave 1, we invest in a stronger reporting story, including better integration with Excel. We also improve the support for collaborative business processes in Teams so you can bring Business Central pages into a Teams channel.

FeatureEnabled forPublic previewGeneral availability
Enhancements to Microsoft Teams integrationUsers, automatically Apr 1, 2022
Outlook add-in – add email attachments to Business Central recordsUsers, automatically Feb 1, 2022 Apr 1, 2022
Share a file through OneDriveUsers, automatically Mar 7, 2022 Apr 1, 2022
Outlook add-in popout window enhancementsUsers, automatically Mar 9, 2022 Apr 1, 2022
A single tile to go to Business CentralUsers, automatically Aug 1, 2022

Country and regional

More countries are added, making Business Central available in over 70 countries and regions.

FeatureEnabled forPublic previewGeneral availability
CFDI Carte de Porte complement in MexicoUsers, automatically Apr 1, 2022
Update the Bill of Lading report in RussiaUsers, automatically Apr 1, 2022
Fraud prevention headers for clients in the UKUsers, automatically May 1, 2022
Country/regional expansion – AngolaAdmins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Apr 1, 2022 May 1, 2022
Country/regional expansion – BahrainAdmins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Apr 1, 2022 May 1, 2022
Country/regional expansion – Bosnia and HerzegovinaAdmins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Apr 1, 2022 May 1, 2022
Country/regional expansion – BotswanaAdmins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Apr 1, 2022 May 1, 2022
Country/regional expansion – Costa RicaAdmins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Apr 1, 2022 May 1, 2022
Country/regional expansion – CyprusAdmins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Apr 1, 2022 May 1, 2022
Country/regional expansion – Dominican RepublicAdmins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Apr 1, 2022 May 1, 2022
Country/regional expansion – EcuadorAdmins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Apr 1, 2022 May 1, 2022
Country/regional expansion – El SalvadorAdmins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Apr 1, 2022 May 1, 2022
Country/regional expansion – GuatemalaAdmins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Apr 1, 2022 May 1, 2022
Country/regional expansion – HondurasAdmins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Apr 1, 2022 May 1, 2022
Country/regional expansion – JamaicaAdmins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Apr 1, 2022 May 1, 2022
Country/regional expansion – MaldivesAdmins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Apr 1, 2022 May 1, 2022
Country/regional expansion – MauritiusAdmins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Apr 1, 2022 May 1, 2022
Country/regional expansion – NicaraguaAdmins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Apr 1, 2022 May 1, 2022
Country/regional expansion – PanamaAdmins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Apr 1, 2022 May 1, 2022
Country/regional expansion – ParaguayAdmins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Apr 1, 2022 May 1, 2022
Country/regional expansion – Trinidad and TobagoAdmins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Apr 1, 2022 May 1, 2022
Country/regional expansion – UruguayAdmins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Apr 1, 2022 May 1, 2022
Country/regional expansion – ZimbabweAdmins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Apr 1, 2022 May 1, 2022

Development

We continue to invest in a rich spectrum of extensibility tooling capabilities for developers, including making the AL language even stronger, providing developers with a great experience.

FeatureEnabled forPublic previewGeneral availability
Demo tool and demo data for manufacturing scenariosAdmins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Apr 1, 2022
Isolated eventsAdmins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Apr 1, 2022
New isolated event OnCompanyOpenCompletedAdmins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Apr 1, 2022
New reporting eventsAdmins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Apr 1, 2022
In-client performance profilerUsers, automatically Mar 1, 2022 Apr 1, 2022
Multiple layouts of the same type in reports and report extensionsAdmins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Mar 1, 2022 Apr 1, 2022
Telemetry – monitor health and uptake of featuresUsers by admins, makers, or analysts Mar 1, 2022 Apr 1, 2022
Ability to elevate permissions in AL codeUsers, automatically Apr 1, 2022 Apr 1, 2022
AL-Go for GitHub – modern DevOps for partnersAdmins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Apr 1, 2022 Apr 1, 2022
Deploy dependent projects in workspaceAdmins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Apr 1, 2022 Apr 1, 2022
Telemetry – company name as a custom dimension in AL LogMessageUsers, automatically Apr 1, 2022 Apr 1, 2022
Telemetry – votes on whether error messages are usefulUsers, automatically Apr 1, 2022 Apr 1, 2022
Users can export report datasets to XMLUsers, automatically Apr 1, 2022 Apr 1, 2022
Get warned by AppSourceCop if your code validates against an obsolete versionAdmins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Jun 1, 2022 Jun 1, 2022

Governance and administration

Business Central 2022 release wave 1 delivers a set of admin and governance capabilities to help admins and IT pros set up, secure, manage, govern, and monitor customer environments.

FeatureEnabled forPublic previewGeneral availability
Security administrators can define default permission set assignments when users sign upAdmins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Feb 1, 2022 Apr 1, 2022
Set user email policies to control who can read email sent from Business CentralUsers by admins, makers, or analysts Mar 1, 2022 Apr 1, 2022
Support for granular delegated admin privileges (GDAP)Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Mar 1, 2022 Apr 1, 2022
Telemetry for environment lifecycle eventsUsers, automatically Apr 30, 2022 Apr 30, 2022
Telemetry for permission error dialogsUsers, automatically Apr 1, 2022 May 1, 2022
Improved settings for managing updatesAdmins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically May 15, 2022
Send email as current user using SMTP connectorAdmins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Jul 11, 2022 Aug 5, 2022
Receive notifications in the Microsoft 365 Message centerAdmins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automaticallyAug 2022

Microsoft Power Platform

In 2022 release wave 1, we improved the integration with Microsoft Dataverse and Microsoft Power Platform.

FeatureEnabled forPublic previewGeneral availability
Dataverse data change eventsAdmins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Apr 2, 2022
Action group to run chosen instant Power Automate flowUsers by admins, makers, or analysts Apr 1, 2022 May 16, 2022
Improvements to the Power Automate and Power Apps connectorAdmins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Apr 1, 2022 May 16, 2022
Business Central connector enabled in Power BI DataflowsUsers, automatically Jun 16, 2022 Jul 11, 2022

Modern clients

In 2022 release wave 1, we make improvements to our extensive portfolio of clients with the focus on better usability, accessibility, performance, and stability.

FeatureEnabled forPublic previewGeneral availability
Copy link from Share menuUsers, automatically Feb 1, 2022 Apr 1, 2022
Control add-in resiliencyUsers, automatically Mar 9, 2022 Apr 1, 2022
Usability improvements to the web clientUsers, automatically Mar 9, 2022 Apr 1, 2022
New desktop app delivering full web client experience on desktop is listed in the Microsoft StoreUsers, automatically Mar 1, 2022 Apr 3, 2022

Onboarding

Onboarding is a key focus in every release wave. The aim is to make the onboarding of new customers faster, but also the onboarding of new users.

FeatureEnabled forPublic previewGeneral availability
Context-aware links in the Help pane from Microsoft and partnersUsers, automatically Mar 1, 2022 Apr 1, 2022
Guided tour that helps users find settings and personalization toolsUsers, automatically Mar 1, 2022 Apr 1, 2022
Support for rich text in teaching tips and toursUsers, automatically Mar 1, 2022 Apr 1, 2022
Tour of the Role Explorer and how to filter itUsers, automatically Mar 1, 2022 Apr 1, 2022
Telemetry – user checklist status changes are logged to telemetryUsers, automatically Apr 1, 2022 Apr 1, 2022

Reporting

Reporting is top-of-mind for many business users, as a way to get insight into new growth opportunities and also as a way to share data as a foundation for business planning discussions.

FeatureEnabled forPublic previewGeneral availability
New capabilities for financial reporting with account schedulesUsers, automatically Mar 1, 2022 Apr 1, 2022
New pages for report layout administrationUsers, automatically Apr 1, 2022 Apr 1, 2022
Use Excel to design layouts for reportsUsers, automatically Apr 1, 2022 Apr 1, 2022

Service and platform

No matter the industry type of a small or medium-sized business (SMB), business users expect a dependable service and platform that they can run their business on.

FeatureEnabled forPublic previewGeneral availability
Performance-related insights into missing indexesUsers, automatically Mar 1, 2022 Apr 1, 2022
Performance – partners can get insights into database wait statisticsUsers, automatically Apr 1, 2022 Apr 1, 2022
Telemetry – error dialogs are logged to telemetryUsers, automatically Apr 1, 2022 Apr 1, 2022
Telemetry – stopping a session is logged to telemetryUsers, automatically Apr 1, 2022 Apr 1, 2022
Telemetry – support engineers can now see user IDs in telemetryUsers, automatically Apr 1, 2022 Apr 1, 2022
Telemetry – the action of enabling detailed telemetry is logged to telemetryUsers, automatically Apr 1, 2022 Apr 1, 2022
Telemetry – when a database deadlock occurs, it is logged to telemetryUsers, automatically Apr 1, 2022 Apr 1, 2022
Get telemetry on dependency cycles in permission setsUsers, automatically May 2, 2022 May 2, 2022

Description of Enabled for column values:

  • Users, automatically: These features include changes to the user experience and are enabled automatically.
  • Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically: These features are meant to be used by administrators, makers, marketers, or business analysts and are enabled automatically.
  • Users by admins, makers, or analysts: These features must be enabled or configured by the administrators, makers, or business analysts to be available for their users.

For a list of the countries or regions where Dynamics 365 business applications are available, go to the International availability guide. For more information about geographic areas and datacenters (regions), go to the Dynamics 365 and Microsoft Power Platform availability page.

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