Alternative user interfaces in Business Central

Learn more about alternative interfaces in Business Central
Access to Dynamics 365 Business Central is possible through:

  • applications for computers with Windows 10
  • tablet applications (Windows, Android iOS)
  • smartphone applications (Windows, Android iOS)
  • Internet browser (Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome, Firefox, Safari)

In addition, an interesting solution is an additional client available from the level of Microsoft Outlook and numerous integrations with programs from the Office 365 family.

Modern interface available from a web browser and Windows client
The basic interface that the Business Central user use on daily basis is a version for Windows computers and the web version available from a web browser.

Application for mobile devices
The application is available for all the most popular platforms. It can be downloaded from the Windows Store, App Store and Google Play.
After downloading the application, simply enter the login and password created during registration in Business Central.

Dynamics 365 Business Cetral on the mobile devices has a really modern interface. The application allows you to use all the functionalities that are known from the browser version or Windows application. In addition, the mobile version is distinguished by several functionalities specific to mobile devices such as attaching photos taken with the camera.

Business Central allows you to manage business interactions directly from Microosft Outlook. An additional interface available from Outlook is helpful when displaying financial data related to customers and suppliers as well as when creating and sending documents such as offers or invoices.

Source: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/learn/modules/alternative-interfaces-dynamics-365-business-central/3-outlook

An interesting feature characteristic of the interface available from Outlook is contact statistics. This allows you to add and edit customer data immediately after receiving the email.

Source: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/learn/modules/alternative-interfaces-dynamics-365-business-central/3-outlook

Office 365 
Business Central is fully integrated with Office 365, so you can easily open, edit and store data in Microsoft Excel, print reports in Microsoft Word, and use other integrations within Office 365.

The article was based on materials from the Microsoft Learn website.