How to login on SalesForce?

SalesForce login procedure

To login on SalesForce account start by going to the main page of the SalesForce platform website, after having created corresponding SalesForce accounts in order to access the SalesForce dashboards and eventually access your company custom domain.

From there, you will have to enter your username, which is most likely a SalesForce email, and enter of course your password. After that, you will be able to select the username with which you want to use the SalesForce platform, as several usernames can be linked to the same name.

If you are unable to proceed with your SalesForces login you might want to check how to reset user password in SalesForces - and eventually get a SalesForce license if you lack a proper one to access your account.

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SalesForce create account

Before being able to login to your SalesForce accounts, you might want to create one.

The SalesForce logon screen will actually allow you to do just that.

On the login screen, click on the GET STARTED or START MY FREE TRIAL button on the right side of the screen.

Then, simply fill in the form with requested information, and a free trial account will be created for you - you can now proceed with the SalesForce login.

Create SalesForce account

How to login to SalesForce

Then, continue with the SalesForce login by entering your username, which an email address with the domain name on most cases, and entering the password that you have set for your account to login on SalesForce account.

If you have forgotten your password, use the reset user password button the change it.

In case your company has bought its own domain, click on the "Use Custom Domain" button to access your company domain name.

The second step will be to select the username associated with the SalesForce accounts to be used for the session.

In many cases, only one username will be available and can be selected.

And that's all! You are now logged on to SalesForce, eventually to the SalesForce Classic interface.

If that's the case, and you want to switch to SalesForce Lightning interface, use the "Switch to Lightning Experience" button on the top of the screen.

After that, you will be taken to your SalesForce dashboards on the Lightning interface.

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Login on SalesForces account

Forgot password on SalesForces

During the SalesForce login procedure, if you are unable to remember your password, an error message might appear, saying "Please check your username and password. If you still can't log in, contact your SalesForce administrator".

In that case, you will have to reset user password by filling in the forgot your password interface, and providing your username along with the new password to be used.

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About the author - Yoann
Yoann is an International Business Consultant, facilitator and coordinator. He worked more than 10 years in global business, supply chain, financial, SAP ERP projects, Web and SEO optimization for various industries, such as logistics, cosmetics, consumer goods, beauty care, or fashion, in more than 30 countries around the globe.

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