Wave 1 2021 Early Access is now available | Opt-in

As per MS Docs Key Dates i.e. Feb 1st for 2021 Wave 1 Early Access – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365-release-plan/2021wave1/#key-dates-for-the-2021-release-wave-1?WT.mc_id=DX-MVP-5003911

Note: Since these are Early Access Features, not all features would necessarily make it to the final Wave 1 2021 release. Kindly try these features in a Sandbox environment only and test the same.

Microsoft Docs for details on Opt-in Features

Dynamics 365 Release Plan 2021 Wave 1 Early Accesshttps://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365-release-plan/2021wave1/features-ready-early-access?WT.mc_id=DX-MVP-5003911

Power Platform Release Plan 2021 Wave 1 Early Accesshttps://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/power-platform-release-plan/2021wave1/features-ready-early-access?WT.mc_id=DX-MVP-5003911

Here’s how you can Opt-in

  1. Navigate to https://admin.powerplatform.microsoft.com in your tenant and go in one of the Sandbox environments you want to enable the Wave 1 2021 Features on.

  2. Click Update now as seen below

    Then click Confirm

  3. Now, Updates will start applying based on what D365 Apps you have installed.

Check Updates

Once completed, you’ll see that the status is now On for Wave 1 2021 Updates Early Access

Navigate to About in your App Selection Screen –

And you’ll see that the Updates have been applied

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Thank you!!

Early Opt-in for October 2019 Wave 2 Updates

August 2, 2019 was when the Wave 2 Updates were to be out. And here we are! By now, you should have gotten the option to update the wave 2 updates on your environment(s).

Let take a quick look at how you can enable this for your environment.

Here are the details Microsoft notes on the Early opt in to 2019 release wave 2

Enabling Wave 2 2019 Updates

Visit https://admin.powerplatform.microsoft.com/ (PowerPlatform Admin Center) and go to Environments.

Select the environment

Check that the updates are available for Activating. Initially the 2019 release wave 2 updates will appear Off. Click Manage.
Please note that you should try this on the Sandbox first before opting to apply on Production directly.

Click on Update now


Click Confirm.

And the Updating will start in a few moments.


You’ll see that the Apps are being updated as shown below for a few hours

As and when each of the apps complete, it’ll show progress as below

Once complete, this will be the status

2019 Wave 2 Updates Applied

Once completed, you can log into Dynamics and check the About section to find out that the updates have been applied

Here’s what everything’s included in the 2019 wave 2 updates: 2019 release wave 2 features available for early access

Happy 365ing! Hope this helps.