Take the 2-minute tour ×
Salesforce Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for Salesforce administrators, implementation experts, developers and anybody in-between. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I'm using my dev org for testing proposes and It's taking my many time to delete objects, data, rules and so on.

It is possible to reset this account to original state?

share|improve this question
The easiest 'wipe' is to refresh the sandbox from Production. –  techtrekker Jan 4 '13 at 21:57
Your best option in a dev org is what Josh suggested. If it's too much work I'd rather just create a new org; they are free :) –  PepeFloyd Jan 4 '13 at 22:58
If you create a new DE you can still use the same username if you change the old DE user's username first. I rename the old DE username something like username@org.com.old01 and then always keep my current DE having the same base username like username@org.com. –  Peter Knolle Jan 5 '13 at 11:04

2 Answers 2

up vote 4 down vote accepted

You might look at using the Force.com Migration Tool to "undeploy" via destructiveChanges.xml, see more information here:


share|improve this answer

You don't need to - you can just sign up for a new Developer Edition account. You don't need to use the email address as the user name - for example, I have a user name of leon@customer.demo with the email address of leon@domain.com. Don't forget that when you initially sign up with an email address that has to be your username - you can change it subsequently however.

Notwithstanding that, using a gmail account to manage multiple accounts is quite cool - gmail has a feature that you can put +anything after the name and it treats it as the same address - eg if my email address is leon@gmail.com, I can send emails to leon+customer@gmail.com and they will go to the right address. Makes it easy to manage multiple logins.

share|improve this answer
I found that after signing up for a couple of different developer accounts using different emails, they all suddenly got disabled. Not sure why, but perhaps Salesforce didn't like me having several dev accounts .... –  codeulike Nov 5 '14 at 16:09

Your Answer


By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.