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Microsoft Common Data Service

Microsoft Corporation
View and manage contacts and related data within your Microsoft Common Data Service environments

This Outlook add-in shows information from your Microsoft Common Data Service (CDS) environments related to the people in emails and meetings.

Key productivity enhancing features:

- Visibility into contacts – view cards of data for any standard or custom entity related to contacts, including Account, Case, Case Activity, Organization, Partner, Purchase Order, Sales Invoice, Sales Order, Vendor, and Vendor Invoice.

- Import contacts – import personal contacts from Exchange and Outlook via the Microsoft Graph to make those contacts available to your organization in CDS.

- Environment selection – after signing in, use the environment selector to target any of your CDS environments. Move between environments as needed and your selection is remembered for next time.

- Add-in pinning – In newer versions of Outlook, pin the add-in open so it can immediately provide contextual information for the current email or calendar item.

A CDS environment and corresponding user account are required. CDS is primarily accessed via PowerApps at https://web.powerapps.com. More information about the CDS can be found at https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/powerapps-cds-ga/.

Office 2016 is required for this add-in because of API requirements.

Internet Explorer 9 and 10 are not supported by this add-in.

Safari (Mac) is not currently supported by this add-in due to a bug in the ADAL.js framework used for authentication. We are working to enable support for Mac users.

Add-in capabilities
When this add-in is used, it
  • Can send data over the Internet
  • This add-in can access personal information on the active message, such as sender names, recipient names, email addresses, message body, and attachment information. The add-in may send this data to a third-party service. Other items in your mailbox can’t be read or modified.
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