Search for Contacts Using the Account Name

Find the right person, right away. Simply enter a contact and account name when you search. This change applies to Lightning Experience, Salesforce Classic, and all versions of the Salesforce1 mobile app.
Available in: All Editions except



This feature is not immediately available. The feature becomes available on a rolling basis throughout the release.

It’s easier than ever to find a contact. Enter a first or last name, or both, plus the account name. Contacts that match the search terms and relate the specified account are returned.

Search Term Returned Contact Related Account
Mia Acme Mia Adams Acme Industries
Mike Smith ABC Mike Smith ABC Company

Although not required to use the feature, if you’re using Contacts to Multiple Accounts, this feature searches across both direct and indirect account relationships for a contact.