Business Central 2020 Wave 1 Cloud is live!

Business Central 2020 Wave 1 Cloud (SaaS) is live!


Today is: 1° April 2020… and “Dynamics 365 Business Central 2020 Wave 1 Cloud (SaaS)” is live!

Everything has been updated and available from today: Admin Center and the possibility of creating new environments in BC 2020Wave1 v.16 release. To update the production environments and existing sandboxes, it is necessary to wait for the scheduling.

What’s New for Dynamics 365 Business Central 2020 Wave1

You can find all the info on the features released in this version (plus the next ones that will be released shortly) on Microsoft Docs (they are well detailed).

Docs Links

Here are some features that I find interesting

Data Migration

Migrate data from Business Central 14.x on-premises to Business Central 15.x online


Extend ListPlus pages previously based on the Date virtual table

Receive more items than ordered

Print to attachment

Register capacity in units of seconds

Use resources in purchase documents

Modern Client

Collapse and expand document lines

Enable non-interactive printing in the cloud

Enter data more easily

Import profiles and UI customizations

Improved load time for pages

Navigate trees more easily

Optimized use of space on a page

Use a Find function on the Role Explorer

Use filters and views more easily

Modern Development

AL interfaces

Look up events and insert event subscriber in code

Multiple variable declarations of the same type in the same line

Ability to refactor a field from a table to a table extension


Improved “onboarding” experience

Business Central integration with Common Data Service

Ability to view a list of sessions and cancel one or more of them

Performance of web service requests and reports added to Application Insights telemetry for partners

Resource limits for reports and web service calls

..and now… start testing the system!

Create a new BC2020 WAVE1 Environment (Sandbox or Production)

From Admin Console > Create a new Environment V16 based.

You are Ready!

…one of the new favourite features … “Cancel selected Session” > Great!

“ALL Changes” to Admin Center

You can find all the new features related to the Admin Center in this nice post by Olister Rumao

Major Update of Business Central Online

…I will try to document some features shortly! Stay tuned!

4 thoughts on “Business Central 2020 Wave 1 Cloud is live!

  • 1 April 2020 at 3:18 PM

    Hi Roberto,
    any news about the release of on-premise version of BC 2020 Wave 1?


    • 1 April 2020 at 3:24 PM

      no. to date it has not been communicated, I believe it will be available in a few days.

      • 1 April 2020 at 3:30 PM

        let’s wait. 🙂 Thank you.

  • 2 April 2020 at 8:27 AM

    MbsPartnersource @today 2 April

    Download Microsoft Dynamics Business Central on Premises 2020 Wave 1 Release

    “This page contains downloads of Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central on premises 2020 release wave 1 (April release), and related resources.”

    Download links coming soon!

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