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Have any of you gurus ever successfully downgraded a managed package?

I'm aware that officially, you are not able to downgrade to earlier versions. And I appreciate many component types are one-way in nature, though there was a component deprecation pilot for a time.

That said, if you can uninstall all deployments from all orgs of a particular package version and Salesforce will revert it from Release to Beta status without too much trouble. I'm wondering if there is any anecdotal info to be had here.

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Yes, sometimes, but it's non-trivial. You need to submit a case and work closely with partner support and your account team.

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You cannot downgrade a package that has been already installed to an earlier version. You can only either upgrade or uninstall and reinstall the desired version.

  • Do you have any references to back up your claim? – Adrian Larson Mar 14 '17 at 14:31
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From Salesforce help article:

Can I roll back a package to a previously installed version?

Knowledge Article Number 000213722

Description

Currently we cannot roll back or downgrade a package to the previously installed version in any type of org (sandbox or production).

Resolution

The only workaround is to uninstall the package, export the package data, re-install the desired version, and then import any data back into the org. See page 104 of the packaging guide for additional information around 'Uninstalling a package' : ISVforce .

https://help.salesforce.com/articleView?id=000213722&type=1

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