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How to get GUID of the record in CRM Online?

Follow the below methods to get GUID of the record in Microsoft Dynamics CRM,

Method 1:

Open any record and Click on EMAIL A LINK Ribbon button.

Record URL will be opened in Outlook Email and record GUID will be identified easily with Query String parameter id and look likes below,

id=%7b<32 bit GUID>%7d


Method 2:

Open the required record, and click on Pop Out Symbol.

Pop Out

The Record will be opened in a new Tab/ Window.

Record GUID will be identified in the URL as shown below,

Pop Out - 1

Method 3:

This method is totally Interesting, you will feel easy to get CRM record GUID on a single click using Google Chrome.

Follow the below steps,

  1. Open CRM Page in Google Chrome. Will create a Bookmark for the CRM Page. Click on Star Icon as shown below.
  2. Give Name for the Bookmark.
  3. Click on Edit.

Book Mark

4. Copy & Paste the below JS Code under URL,

javascript: if (window.prompt(“CRM Record GUID is :”, $(“iframe”).filter(function () { return ($(this).css(‘visibility’) == ‘visible’) })[0], -1))) { }

Note: Before Copy and Paste the above code, replace Double Quotations and Single Quotations properly.

Save the Bookmark.

Edit Book Mark

5. Click on Bookmark, you created “CRM Record GUID“. Pop Up will be displayed with CRM Record Id of the Record you opened.

Js Record Id

Method 3 information is from Blog CRMBlocks.

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OneDrive for Business Privilege in CRM

Follow my article to Configure OneDrive for Business in CRM 2016 Online.

System Administrator can Grant/ Revoke access to OneDrive for Business feature in Online CRM, using “OneDrive for Business” Privilege.

Go to Microsoft Dynamics CRM -> Settings -> Security -> Security Roles

Open the required Security Role and Click on Core Records Tab -> Miscellaneous Privileges.

Click on OneDrive for Business to give access (Full Green) and Click on it again to revoke access (White) and Save.

OneDrive for Business Privilege


Enable OneDrive for Business in CRM 2016 Online

Follow the below steps to configure OneDrive for Business in CRM 2016 Online.

Go to Settings -> Document Management and click on Enable OneDrive for Business.

After Click on OK, we can see the below message,

OneDrive for Business relies on server-based SharePoint integration. To use this feature, enable server-based integration and have at least one active SharePoint site.

Which means, we should Enable Sharepoint in CRM, before using OneDrive feature in CRM Online.

Enable OneDrive

Follow the below steps to configure OneDrive for Business,

Step 1: Click here and follow my previous article to configure Office 365 Enterprise E3 Trial Subscription and Assign Product License to the required user.

Step 2: Next, we should configure SharePoint Online with CRM.
Click here and follow my previous article from Step 6 to Step 20 to configure.

Skip Step 7 – How to Integrate Dynamics CRM and Share Point Online and follow the below steps,

  1. Go to Office 365 Admin Page (
  2. Click on OneDrive.

Admin Page - View All Apps

3. Copy the OneDrive Link and use this link to Configure SharePoint with CRM as mentioned in my previous article Step 14 – How to Integrate Dynamics CRM and Share Point Online.

One Drive Sharepoint Link

Step 3: Once Step 2, successfully configured,

Go to Microsoft Dynamics CRM -> Settings -> Document Management. Follow the below steps

  1. Click on Enable OneDrive for Business
  2. Select Enable OneDrive for Business.
  3. Click on OK.

Enable One Drive

Successfully Configured OneDrive for Business in CRM.

Step 4: Now we will upload a sample file and Test OneDrive Integration with CRM.

Go to Microsoft Dynamics CRM -> Service -> Accounts and open any existing Account record.

Click on Documents under Account record.

Documents Associate Grid

Step 5: Under Document Associated Grid,

  1. Click on Upload
  2. Choose File and give some Sample File to test.
  3. Select OneDrive under CRM Folder.
  4. Click on OK to upload the File associated with your Account record in OneDrive.

Upload Documents

Step 6: We can see the File in Document Associated Grid and Go to More Commands and click on Open Location to see the Physical Location of the File.

Attachments in Document Associated Grid

Attachment in OneDrive for Business

Thank you for reading this Article and hope you have successfully Integrated and Tested OneDrive for Business with Microsoft Dynamics CRM.

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Microsoft Dynamics CRM Spring 2016 Wave Release Preview Guide

Microsoft Dynamics CRM Spring 2016 Wave

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Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2016 Online – Interactive Service Hub

Once you launch CRM 2016 Online, you can see Interactive service hub Notification.

Interactive Service Hub Notification in CRM

Click on Experience it now, to launch Interactive service hub.

Experience the new Service feature in CRM Online 2016.

Interactive Service Hub