Capture Date/Time Values in Flow Screens

Use the new Date/Time screen field type in the Cloud Flow Designer to capture times in flows, such as when scheduling events or appointments. No Lightning components or other code required.

Where: This change applies to Lightning Experience and Salesforce Classic in Essentials, Professional, Enterprise, Performance, Unlimited, and Developer editions.

Why: For example, this flow uses a date/time value to schedule a call.

A flow at runtime that includes a date/time field. The focus is in the time portion of the date/time field, and a time picker is displayed.

How: In Screen elements, Date/Time appears with other input field types in the Add a Field tab.

In the Add a Field tab in a Screen element, the Date/Time option is highlighted.

Related Updates for Developers

Metadata API
DateTime is now a valid enumeration value for the dataType field in FlowScreenField in the Flow metadata type.