Questions tagged [person-accounts]

A person account is an individual consumer with whom you do business. Person accounts are applicable to organizations that operate on a business-to-consumer model as opposed to a business-to-business model. They must be enabled by support, and once enabled can never be disabled.

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Financial Services Cloud Unit Testing - Inserting AccountContactRelation Fails

I am trying to create a unit test in Financial Services Cloud that tests operations on Household Roles. The org uses Person Accounts. Whenever I try and insert an AccountContactRelation with the ...
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If I intend to use Person Accounts but need to get contacts into Salesforce before this can be enabled, should I keep contacts 'private'?

I'd just like to understand the implications of this as we unfortunately need to hit an unmovable deadline and having contacts in the Salesforce or is necessary for our Marketing Cloud deadline (we're ...
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Person Accounts - what are the implications for Marketing Cloud Connect?

I'm working on a new account (two months old) and don't currently have Person Accounts enabled, but my audience is largely B2C so I can see why having Person Accounts would be a sensible approach. ...
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Duplicate management: Insert Account Id of duplicate record in API REST Response

I'm planning to integrate an external website with Salesforce. In Salesforce I used Matching and Duplicate rules in order to block the creation of new duplicated PersonAccount and those rules work ...
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How to use PersonMailingCountry in sharing rules?

I have a requirement where I need to create a sharing rule on person accounts based on the person mailing country field (part of PersonMailingAddress field). When I run a soql query I can find the ...
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Importing contacts to Salesforce - which account type should I use?

I understand that contacts need to be tied to accounts in Salesforce as without account association, these contacts will be set as 'private' and are essentially orphaned within the organisation. I ...
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Migration to Person Account .Workflows & Process Builder

Currently we are using incorrectly a B2B model (account + contact) in a 90% B2C market. It means we are using a global account (e.g name = Europe) to link all the contacts created for Europe, the ...
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Lead Scoring Einstein possible with Object “Account”? (We don´t have leads in our Sales Cloud environment.)

Is it possible to use einstein lead scoring when we don´t have the object "lead" in our sales cloud environment? We need the lead scoring for the object account...
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How do I display a Person Account recordType in a VF page/table?

There seems to be an issue with displaying Person Account recordtypes in a VF page (as a field or in a table) - it says the recordtype is invalid for 'Account'. I'm listing the results of an account ...
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How do I get the RecordTypeId for a Person Account using Describe method?

I can get them by running the following query SELECT Name, SobjectType, IsPersonType FROM RecordType WHERE SobjectType='Account' AND IsPersonType=True or by doing public Id ...
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Problem Converting From Business to Person Account in Apex

I have a use case whereby I'm trying to convert an Account generated from the LiveChat pre-chat API into a Person Account. Some sample code is as follows. Note the Record Type names are arbitrary, ...
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Snap-ins to create Person Account instead of contact

I want to use snap-ins but as a chat service. But instead of creating a contact, I want to create and find a Person Account based on the PersonEmail field. Is this something possible? I have tried ...
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Upsert on PC Field

In an org with person accounts enabled, I am trying to figure out the proper way to perform an upsert. For example, I have ExternalID__PC and externalID__c on the account object. I am wanting to ...
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Error while creating person account

I have created a lightning component, using this I create business account or person account conditionally. The standard New button of Account has been overridden by this custom lightning component. I ...
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Syncing Person accounts

when the MC connector is installed and when there are Person Accounts on the Salesforce org, we have to sync the Contacts AND the Accounts objects in SFMC, because most of the time, we also need ...
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How to troubleshoot when converting an Account to Person Account fails?

I'm currently migrating around 2000 accounts to person account via apex. For some reason, it fails on one account. I have checked that it meets all the criteria (one child contact, same owner, same ...
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How to create records for Person Account related to another Person Account

All I want to make @TestSetup Method to make coverage for my trigger. I need to make two Person Account and one is related to another. My code like below: // Person Account Setup String ...
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Complete person account fields in apex

I'm trying to create a person account in apex, but I have a problem. The fields like firstName, lastName are completed OK but the fields like PersonMailingPostalCode or fields like XXXX__pc aren't ...
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Is person accounts available in Service Cloud?

for a project, I need to enable person accounts feature in Service Cloud but I can't find any response in the Salesforce documentation. Do you have a link that says if it is possible or not?
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Upserting Person Accounts using External IDs in Contact object

I am trying to upsert a record in Salesforce using the REST API. My endpoint looks something like this https://demoaccount--dev.my.salesforce.com/services/data/v45.0/sobjects/Account/...
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Create Person Account Journey with Synchronized Data Sources

The client would like to segment Person Accounts, and trigger a Journey based on a checkbox on the contact record. I'm synching the Contact and Account objects with all required fields, and had a ...
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With Person Account activated, what Salesforce ID as Subscriber Key/Contact Key in SFMC?

When person account are activated on a Salesforce org connected to SFMC with MC Connect, what are the best practices regarding the Subscriber key and Contact key ? Should we use the (person) account ...
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How to move Chatter Feed of type 'TrackedChange' from contact to person account

We have recently adopted person account and are trying to move chatter feed from contacts to person accounts. According to this article: https://help.salesforce.com/articleView?id=000213215&type=...
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Lead on Financial Service Cloud

Is there a way we can remove the existing lead record types and create a custom record type but will populate on the referral summary in the Accounts? Our Scenarios- A lead is an individual person ...
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Email-To-Case Person Account Association

Using "Person Accounts", I'm discovering that cases created via Email-To-Case are not being auto-associated with the PersonAccount that shares the PersonEmail field. This Knowledge Base article ...
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UpdateSingleSalesforceObject on Person Accounts (specifically Contact fields)

Has anyone been able to use the UpdateSingleSalesforceObject function on an Account/Contact in Person Accounts (specifically Contact fields such as Email, FirstName, LastName)? I'm able to retrieve ...
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Salesforce Person Account Search Layout

I have two groups of users using Accounts in my org. Both are using Accounts, but one group is using Person Accounts. The group using Person Accounts would like to change the fields returned when ...
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Has anyone been able to set the User.IsCustomerPortal field from a unit test class?

I know the field is not editable but I mean by associating a User record with a Contact/Person Account record in your test data, somehow it gets enabled? Do you know? The reason I need this ability ...
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Migrate Standard Help Text translations and Person Account Translations through ANT

I need an automated way to migrate the Help Text translations for standard fields and Person Account Record Type translations from a source org to a series of destination orgs(800+). I am not able to ...
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B2C Contacts Mapping to proper Business Accounts

We are working for a new proposal and basically it deals with education services, we have Accounts(universities/departments) and contacts(professors with university mail id). For cases when a ...
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Add required custom field only to the business account and not the person account

When I create custom fields(required fields) in the account object, the fields get added to both person account and business account. How do I make those fields only available for the Business account?...
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Is it possible to deploy Apex code which uses Person Accounts to an org which doesn't have Person Accounts enabled?

I want to create a managed package which supports orgs both with and without PersonAccounts enabled. Is it possible? How would I achieve this?
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What determines the Person Account Record Type pre-selected when converting a Lead

I am converting a Lead into a Person Account. I have two Person Account record types: Person A and Person B My profile has record type Person A is my default Person Account record type. But when ...
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Person account in apex : fill in contact fields

In apex I try to create a person account. For the field linked to the account it's ok, but when I want to fill the contact field (a field like myfield__pc) it does not work. Here is basically what I ...
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How to configure highlight panel for person account

Our company is using Person Account to serve direct customers. I am trying to customize the Highlights Panel, however no luck in finding where I should go. I tried to edit the compact layout in both ...
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Marketing Cloud Connect: Limiting the number of synchronized Person Accounts

We're using using person accounts which populate both the Account and Contact synchronized data extensions. We want to limit the number of contacts that are being synchronized with the connect to ...
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Salesforce Web To Lead form storing strange data

I have some web to lead forms with a hard coded firstname and lastname, the records in Salesforce itself seem to randomly either be correctly showing the hard-coded fields or showing a random string ...
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Unable to convert portal contacts to person accounts

We have about 350,000 portal users who are setup as contacts in Salesforce that we would like to convert to person accounts. Here are the steps that worked well for non-portal users, but fail for ...
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What is the difference between ContactID and PersonAccountID

We have person Account enabled in our org and we would like to have Salesforce as the customer master DB. We thought of using one identifier across all the systems in our organisation. The previous ...
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Account-Contact Relationship constraints

What would be the best way to constrain my sales process such that It makes default Account Contact 1-1 relationship, and otherwise If I specify? With only the declarative tools. I've been reading ...
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Set PersonContactID

Is it possible to get the PersonContactID from an Opportunity field lookup. I am trying to get the PersonContactID to get a different record that is not related to the Opportunity Record itself I ...
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Does Heroku Connect support Person Accounts?

I have Heroku Connect for the Account object and I want to enable person accounts on Salesforce. Account object is supported and I didn't find any limitations in the documentation so far. Do you have ...
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Convert Business Account in to person Account (Associated with Portal User)

I am new to person Accounts in salesforce. I am trying to convert a Business Account, which is associated with the community user into person Account. I saw the limitation in salesforce documentation ...
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How to enable Person Accounts in a Dev org.?

I followed the below Account setting feature to enable Person Account. This seems not getting saved even though I have followed all 3 guidelines. Then found this article explaining why we Cannot save ...
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Salesforce marketing cloud person account and personalisation in journey builder

I need help with personalisation from person account in journey builder. I have created the field in profile management and mapped it to the person account field. I have a total of 3 fields. The ...
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How do I convert Business Account to Person Account? It is giving me an Error

trigger BusinessToPerson on Account (after update) { private static RecordType SeekerPersonAccount = [SELECT id FROM RecordType WHERE DeveloperName = 'PersonAccount' and sObjectType = 'Account' and ...
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lightning:recordEditForm Account Name binding issue in salesforce person account orgs

I run into a issue when using lightning:recordEditForm to together Account Name info in an org where Salesforce Person Account is turned on. I was trying to bind to a business account and edit the ...
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How to get person account contact id [duplicate]

When we are creating one person account it is allocating one accountid and one Contactid. When i am trying to assign that person account with task i need whoId. How can i get that contact Id(Related ...
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Add Field level security for person accounts field

Good day everyone, I am trying to add a field level security to first name, last name field for a person account. What I did is that I go to the user profile and I've tried to update the field level ...
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Getting lat/lng for person accounts

Based on my understanding the mailing address on a person account will not be auto geolocated as is the case with normal accounts. What is the easiest way to get a lat/lng for a person account? I ...