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In this post, we’d look at the different settings specific to the mobile app and their effect.
In the mobile app, navigate to Settings – Mobile Settings in Dynamics 365 for Phones app.
Below are the different settings available inside the mobile app.
Let us look at the behavior of each of these properties.
- Offline Sync
Offline Sync option is only available for iOS and Android Devices
Enabling the offline sync option will start the sync process in the background and will download the data offline for the user. While sync is happening, users can keep working online.
After the offline data is downloaded users can enable the option “Work in offline mode” to work offline.
- User content and location
This option allows users to take voice notes and attach it as an attachment to notes.
The location details can be used in the getCurrentPosition method of Xrm.Device
- Camera – Allow Access
It allows the user to take a picture through the camera and attach it to notes as an attachment.
To take Video and attach it to notes, both the below permissions are required
- User Content and Location
- Allow Access
- Camera – Save photo to the library
This will save the picture taken through Camera in the Gallery. (doesn’t need User Content and Location permission)
- Camera – Photo Resolution
It allows the user to specify the resolution of the picture taken through the camera.
Below were the findings of the size of the picture for different resolutions with different devices.
You can read more about the file size of the pics in mobile apps here
Thus we saw the different mobile settings available in the mobile app and their consequence.
Hope it helps..