How to Update “Multiple Workflow Rules” in few clicks in Salesforce?


For any Salesforce Admin or developer, if there is a requirement to Update multiple workflow rules for multiple objects (for any Standard or Custom Object)

Workflow updates includes:

  • Changing Rule description for multiple rules
  • Changing Rule status from Active to Inactive or vice-versa for multiple rules

Benefits of using BOFC Application for Updating Workflow rules:

  • Works for both Standard and Custom Object rules
  • Perform any action on (Single or Multiple) workflow rules
  • Perform any action on rules of (Single or multiple) objects at same time
  • Easy to use with few clicks
  • Saves ample amount of time of doing manual work

Few Simple Steps to Update Workflow Rules in Salesforce

1. Open the BOFC Home > Click “Bulk Update, Delete & Export Workflow Rules”

Update Export Workflow Rules

2. It will open below screen for Workflows

Update Workflow Rules

3. User can select single or multiple objects for which workflow rules needs to be updated. Also, select “BOFC Update Workflow Rules” and it will display a button called “Display Workflow Rules”

Manage Workflow Rules

4. Once this button is clicked, it will display all the workflow rules related to selected objects:

Update Manage Workflow Rules

Above image has many features (each number has its description as below):

  1. Display all the workflow rules where “Is Active” and “Description” columns are editable
  2. It shows user of workflows on page and how many are selected
      • User can use filter options to filter specific workflow rules:
      • Filter by Object Name (if multiple objects are selected)
      • Filter by workflow rule names
      • Filter by Status
      • Use “Apply Filters” and “Clear Filters” button to search and reset them.
  3. Button “Update Workflow Rules” – On clicking this button, it will update all the selected workflows in the system
  4. Use Pagination to navigate to next/previous page, if number of workflows are more than 80.

5. Select all the workflow rules by clicking “Select All” or by selecting each workflow rules individually.

Update Workflow Rules

6. Final Status in Green. Workflow updated successfully
BOFC Update Workflow Rules

Have a look at step by step detailed video to Update Multiple Workflow Rules in few click

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