What's New: Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Approvals Windows 8 App [AX 2012]

Updated: October 24, 2013

Applies To: Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2

Along with cumulative update 7 for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2, Microsoft is releasing the Windows 8 Approvals App that works with the product. This app is compatible only with installations of Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 or cumulative update 7 or later for AX 2012 R2.

By using the Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Approvals App, you can easily approve or reject expense reports and timesheets for cumulative update 7 for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2.

  • Workflow approval is supported for all approval types in cumulative update 7 for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2.

  • View the list of items that require your review.

  • View recent actions that you have taken.

  • Track the presence of your coworkers. If you require clarification about approval items, you can contact coworkers by using Microsoft Lync or email.

  • Attached reports and information help approvers gain insight and make correct decisions.

Release date

What’s new

March 18, 2013

Pre-release

September 15, 2013

Application release that includes full integration with cumulative update 7 for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2

For more information about all the companion applications that are supported for AX 2012 R2, visit the Companion Apps for Microsoft Dynamics AX page on Customer Source.

This app is available in the Windows App Store.

For information about how to install and configure the Microsoft Dynamics AX Connector for Mobile Applications, see the Configure Microsoft Dynamics AX Connector for Mobile Applications white paper.

For information about how to set up AX 2012 R2 workflow so that users can view and approve workflow actions via email on any device, see the Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2 Workflow Approval via Email white paper.

For guidance and samples that can help you learn about the patterns and approaches that are used to develop mobile applications for AX 2012 R2, see the Developing Mobile Apps for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 white paper.


Announcements: To see known issues and recent fixes, use Issue search in Microsoft Dynamics Lifecycle Services (LCS).

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