Configuring Live Assist (Preview) for Dynamics 365.

Let us see how we can configure Live Assist step by step.

First, go to Applications tab of the Dynamics 365 Administration Center.

Select Live Assist for Dynamics 365 and click on Manage.

Click on Accept to give permission to the app.

Select the Dynamics 365 Instance and provide your email id, accept the terms and conditions and click on Submit.

This configures the Live Assist on the specified Dynamics 365 Instance and also sends the email to the email id specified.

Once the configuration is done, we can see the new Live Assist section added in our Settings area.

There we can click on Admin URL of Live Assist for further configuration.

Clicking on it opens the Admin Center.

Click on Confirm and Authorize.

The Dashboard of the admin center.

The Get Started page.

Code Snippet that we can use to enable Live Assist in web site.

Live Assist adds a new panel on the right inside CRM.

To test it we can make use of Demo Site provided along with Live Assist.

The agent within CRM can click on Conversation Icon and “Grab a chat” to start conversation.

Now suppose we want to configure our CRM Portal to use it. For this we need to copy the code snippet provided earlier. Go to the Header web template of our Web Site and paste the JavaScript code to our Header’s source code.

This enables Live Assist in the portal.

Communication between the CRM user and the Portal user.

The helpful links and video

https://neilparkhurst.com/2017/04/09/cafex-live-assist-my-initial-install-with-usd/

https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/lystavlen/2017/03/16/live-assist-for-dynamics-365-first-look/

Hope it helps..


Author: Nishant Rana

I love working in and sharing everything about Microsoft.NET technology !

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