Setting personal Options for all Microsoft Dynamics CRM Users

Published March 30 2012 by Gus Gonzalez
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Would you like to set the amount of records per page to 250 for all users at once?

Or maybe set a different time zone for all users within a Business Unit?

For a lot of CRM 2011 Administrators out there, this was only possible via training or by logging into CRM 2011 as each user account.

If you are looking for a solution that will allow you to perform system- or even Business-Unit-Wide changes, look no further, here is the solution for you:

This FREE application allows you to perform all these tasks without user intervention.

Here are the four simple steps to make changes to all user personal options in Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011: 

  1. Download and Import the Managed solution from Codeplex.
  2. Navigate to the Setting Area in CRM 2011 and notice the new "User Settings" section on your left navigation pane.
  3. Click on the Link to launch the User Settings Tool. When the tool opens, notice how you can now see what each CRM user has set under personal options but you can also change those options for everyone. 
  4. Notice how I will set the records per page to 250 for everyone, place them on the Eastern Time Zone, Hide the Startup Pane, Show Detailed Advanced Find Mode and Automatically Send the Errors to Microsoft.



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