Skype Connector for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011

Skype Connector for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011

Would you like to make Skype calls directly from CRM 2011?

With the acquisition of Skype by Microsoft; Microsoft and Skype will remain focused on their shared goal of connecting all people across all devices and accelerating both companies' efforts to transform real-time communications for consumers and enterprise customers.

With this in mind, Zero2Ten has created a Free Skype Connector for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 that will allow you to communicate via Skype directly from a CRM contact record!


Would you like to make Skype calls directly from CRM 2011?


With the acquisition of Skype by Microsoft; Microsoft and Skype will remain focused on their shared goal of connecting all people across all devices and accelerating both companies' efforts to transform real-time communications for consumers and enterprise customers.

With this in mind, Zero2Ten has created a Free Skype Connector for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 that will allow you to communicate via Skype directly from a CRM contact record!


This solution will create a new field on the contact form that will allow you to save each contact's Skype Name. A button will be also imported as part of the solution that will be displayed in the Contact Form's ribbon. This button will dynamically generate the options available depending on the information present in the form.

Here is a screenshot of the button displaying all available options:


 

Here is a screenshot on a contact without a Skype Name:


 

When you click any of the options for the first time, depending on your Internet Explorer settings you might receive the two warnings below; to ensure smooth operation of ongoing Skype Actions we recommend you select the options marked in Red:



 

Also, the first the time that you make a Skype call, you will receive the warning below; to ensure smooth operation of ongoing Skype Calls we recommend you select the option marked in Red:


 

If you have any suggestions, questions or comments regarding this tool, please contact us. We look forward to receiving your feedback at info@zero2ten.com!


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