How and When Do Features Become Available?

Some features in Winter ’16 affect all users immediately after the release goes live. You may want to communicate these changes to your users beforehand so they are prepared. Other features require direct action by an administrator before users can benefit from the new functionality.

When will you start seeing Winter ’16 changes on your instance? The best way to find out is to check the Major Release Schedule section of the Salesforce trust site at

This series of tables summarizes the Winter ’16 features and their impact on users. Review the feature details for the applicable Salesforce editions.