Note: This release is in preview. Features described here don’t become generally available until the latest general availability date that Salesforce announces for this release. Before then, and where features are noted as beta, pilot, or developer preview, we can’t guarantee general availability within any particular time frame or at all. Make your purchase decisions only on the basis of generally available products and features.
Understand and act on updates that impact your Salesforce org using
an improved user interface. View your updates and alerts information in a single,
Where: This change applies to Lightning Experience, Salesforce Classic, and all
versions of the Salesforce app in all editions, except Database.com.
Why: Release Updates offers a more detailed view of information previously found
in the Critical Updates console. The page also contains information found in the
Security Alerts node. (Security alerts functionality remains the same.) Use tabs to
filter for the information that you want to see. When you perform an action on an
update, a series of detailed steps helps you to evaluate the impact on your org. You can
adopt the update early or, depending on your org, use the recommended test run
, type Release
in Quick Find. The release updates page has four tabs: Needs
Action, Due Soon, Overdue, and Steps Completed. The page view defaults to Needs Action.
From this tab, select a release update to review. You can:
- Check the Complete Steps By date; testing may not be supported after this date.
- View in which release an update is automatically enforced. For specific dates,
go to https://status.salesforce.com/ and check information about your instance.
- Learn more about an update, including the impact you can expect it to have on
your org, by clicking View Details.
- Start or stop a test run, and view step update history by clicking
- Proceed with the update steps and confirm when you finish them.