Search for pages and data in the mobile app

Enabled for Public preview General availability
Users, automatically Sep 1, 2023 Oct 3, 2023

Business value

More and more people use mobile phones or tablets to access Business Central. The ability to quickly find pages or data on mobile devices opens up many new possibilities for mobile scenarios.

Feature details

This feature adds the popular Tell Me experience to mobile devices that run the Business Central app. It also provides access to the Tell Me built-in data search.

  • The Tell Me feature is enabled in the mobile app (phone and tablet mode on iOS and Android), and users can access any page they're allowed to.
  • Permissions are respected. Users can't access pages they don't have permissions to open.
  • Pages that weren't allowed on phones before—for example, worksheet pages—aren't available.
  • The Alt+Q keyboard shortcut is available for devices that have a physical keyboard.
  • You must turn on this feature on the Feature Management page.
  • The AppSource section is hidden on mobile devices.
  • You can bookmark pages on mobile devices like you would on your computer.

Tell Me on a mobile device

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See also

Finding Pages and Information with Tell Me (docs)