Salesforce1 Mobile Enhancements in the Summer '16 Release


The Salesforce1 enhancements that will be included in the Summer '16 release will not disappoint!


While the full list of enhanced features is below, my favorites are:
  • Ability to change a record owner from the mobile device
  • Ability to create and edit records while offline
  • Ability to quickly see if related lists include records
Want to learn more? Read more details right here.

Device and Browser Support
  • Remember, iOS 9.2 Is Required on iOS Devices
  • New Android Tablet Support for the Downloadable App
  • New Windows 10 Phone Support for the Mobile Browser App
  • The Mobile Browser App Can Run in Some Unsupported Browsers on iOS Devices
  • Internet Explorer 11 Retirement Impacts Windows 8 Phones Users
  • Remember, Support for the Mobile Browser App on BlackBerry Devices Ends with Winter ’17
Data Access and Views
  • Quickly See If Related Lists Include Records
  • Salesforce1 Sorts Related Lists Based on User Settings in Lightning Experience or Salesforce Classic
Navigation and Actions
  • Change a Record’s Owner
Search
  • Spell Correction Expanded to More Objects
  • Search for People Based on Address and Title
  • Person Account Search Enhancements
  • Inactive Users Show Up in Search Results in Lightning Experience
  • Improved Currency Formatting in Search Results in Lightning Experience
Sales Features
  • Find All News in One Place
  • Get Account Insights on Opportunities
  • See Company Logos on Accounts (Beta)
  • Track Relationships Between Accounts and Contacts (Generally Available)
  • Team Up on Accounts
  • Add a Default Opportunity Team with One Tap
Productivity Features
  • Find Notes Faster by Sorting List Views
  • See Further Into the Future from the Events Weekly View
  • Choose Between Record Types When Creating Events
  • Placeholder Labels Fill Out Empty Fields in the Task List
Customer Service Features
  • Knowledge Is Power for Field Techs
  • Ensure Stellar Service with Milestones on Work Orders
  • Get Around Work Order Hierarchies with Ease
  • Enforce Required Support Steps on Work Orders
  • Use Field Service Lightning On the Go
  • View Child Assets and Maintenance History
  • So Long, Kiddo: Delete Assets with Child Assets
Reports and Dashboards
  • View Enhanced Charts on Tablets (As Well as Phones)
  • Dress Up Your Data with New Enhanced Chart Types
  • Keep Donut, Pie, and Funnel Charts Readable by Combining Small Groupings
  • Easily Read Data-Dense Charts in Dashboard Components
  • Keep Filters When Drilling into Reports from Dashboards
Files
  • Access and Share Box Files
Chatter
  • Include Salesforce1 Download Badges in Chatter Email Notifications
  • More URLs Get Rich Media Previews
Salesforce Communities
  • Access Knowledge Articles from Communities
Business Logic and Process Automation
  • Run Flows from App Home Lightning Pages (Pilot)
Offline Support
  • Create and Edit Records While Offline
General Enhancements
  • Copy and Paste Text on Record Detail Pages
  • We’ve Switched to iOS and Android Date and Time Selectors
  • Shortcuts for Currency and Number Fields
  • Power Through Your Work with Efficient In-App Messaging
  • Close Popup Windows Like in Lightning Experience
  • Salesforce Spell Checker is Replaced by Browser-Based Spell Check
  • See More Record Data Without Scrolling

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About the author: David Giller

David Giller a Salesforce Trainer, Consultant, Blogger & Author. Although he started his professional career as an attorney, he entered the world of enterprise-scale IT management at NBCUniversal, and continued at GE Capital, where he was first introduced to Salesforce & became known as "The Salesforce Guru." David is now CEO of Brainiate. You can read more about David's bizarre career path here.

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