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New CUs are out, get’em while they’re hot :)

It’s that time of the month, a new batch of Microsoft Dynamics NAV cumulative updates are out, here are the direct link for downloads

CU8 for NAV2017 https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=55581

CU21 for NAV2016 https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=55579

CU33 for NAV2015 https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=55578

CU45 for NAV2013R2 https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=55580

CU52 for NAV2013 https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=55582

Dynamics NAV abandons Windows Phone 8 in 2017

As part of the change log for the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Windows Phone client a small, but important message, has surfaced:

NOTIFICATION: With the introduction of Windows 10 Mobile, we will be discontinuing support for Windows Phone 8.1 in an upcoming update during early 2017.

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Is this a problem? It could be. I’m certain Microsoft has some telemetry to back up their decision, but many businesses are using Windows Phones, and several models did not get the Windows 10 Mobile update, the Lumia 1020 is just one examples of phones that are left on Windows Phone 8.1

Is this a good thing? Hopefully, because NAV support on Windows 10 Mobile for Continuum is still lacking, and at present, that is the (single) biggest feature on Windows 10 Mobile, the feature that the entire platform is riding on. And having a Microsoft core offering not supporting it, is “less” than optimal.