Adminstrator · Salesforce · Setup

Enable List Custom Settings in Org after Spring 18

From Salesforce Spring 18 release – list custom settings option is grayed out.

3-2-2018 3-42-04 PM

The list type provides a reusable set of static data that you can access across your org so salesforce forcing you to use Custom Metadata Types. But most of the company is using list custom settings like custom object to configure static values and update the values when required for example – Having integration with external system but sandbox and production URL, Username, Password and secret key are different so we have to update the custom settings once sandbox is refreshed.

For this kind scenario we can’t use custom metadata types option since can’t be updated through apex code. You have to use metadata API.

Good news is salesforce giving option to enable List custom settings whenever you needed

Go to Setup->Data Management->Schema Settings and Enable "Manage List Custom Settings Type"

3-2-2018 3-42-57 PM

Reference Document:

List Custom Settings Grayed Out

Custom Metadata Types Trailhead

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s