I overrided the view button of my Custom Object to a VF page. Now the VF page is not ready for Lightning Experience, so I want to redirect my users to the standard/lightning page layout.

In Salesforce classic, I know I can use nooverride=1, but doesn't seem to work in Lightning. I tried to play with sforce.one.navigateToUrl but same result. I also tried to use navigateToSObject, but it just keep looping (because the view button is overriden by the VF page, which make sense actually).

I notice Salesforce transforms my /a5S90000000Gpxl?nooverride=1 to something like : xxxx.lightning.force.com/one/one.app#/sObject/a5S90000000Gpxl/nooverride/view?t=1461032202945

with the following error message:This page isn't available in Salesforce Lightning Experience or Salesforce1.

What am I missing ?

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    I have not tried the nooverride trick in lightning yet, but if you want your page available in LEX go to Setup -> Develop -> VF Pages and enable Available for Salesforce mobile apps and Lightning Pages for your page Apr 19, 2016 at 2:47
  • my VF page that is calling the noverride is already available for Lightning yes. It's the nooverride that is not working, which is supposed to be the standard page layout. Would that be something that is not supported by Lightning yet ?
    – brovasi
    Apr 19, 2016 at 2:51
  • Page overrides are done a bit different in LEX. As of Srping '16 there is a Record Page template available in the Lightning App Builder that allows you to override a standard record page. It's still beta at this point in time but that's something that you should be looking at. Apr 19, 2016 at 2:53
  • Raised a case to salesforce to see what they recommend. Let's see
    – brovasi
    Apr 19, 2016 at 6:37

2 Answers 2


This is working in Lightning Experience



I hope this might help someone. Salesforce Support confirmed that nooverride=1 is not supported in lightning experience

Unfortunately, this does not work in Lightning experience. I have confirmed this within my Team as well in order to confirm the same.

Also, you can post an idea for the same on Ideaexchange so that it can be considered in future release if there will be other customers as well who want the same feature.

If anyone is interested to make this happen, I invite you to vote for this idea on Idea Exchange.

UPDATE 15-09-2016: Fixed in winter 17. enter image description here enter image description here

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    This is a serious shortcoming of LEX in my opinion. The "Dispatcher Page" pattern in visualforce is quite common. This is where you override with a visualforce page that runs some apex to determine where (whether custom page or standard layout) to send the user. This dispatcher logic can be as complex as needed. It is currently utterly impossible to send a user to a standard page once it has been overridden. We don't need url hacks to achieve this, just a simple api method in the sforce.one.navigation apis. Sep 14, 2016 at 14:01
  • It seems to be fixed in Winter 17. Can somehow confirm this ?
    – brovasi
    Sep 15, 2016 at 1:33
  • Someone commented two days ago on the Idea you linked that it was not fixed in Winter 17.
    – Adrian Larson
    Sep 15, 2016 at 1:42
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    Hi Adrian, I added couple of screenshot to my answers, just retested now. Seems ok to me
    – brovasi
    Sep 15, 2016 at 1:53
  • @CloudNinja - Can you provide details of the format you used for the NoOverride to work? I'm trying it with navigateToURL and I'm not seeing this work. With thanks.
    – Bigears
    Sep 23, 2016 at 11:23

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