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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Sending Email to additional email address on person account [duplicate]

I am working for a telco client and I have an interesting use case where I need some help. We have a person account enabled in Salesforce which will be used to send a communication on the closure of a ...
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Cannot select person account fields in Custom Metadata Field or Particle relationships

Given a Custom Metadata Type with an Entity Definition Metadata Relationship field ("Account Object" in screenshot), and a Field Definition Metadata Relationship field ("Person Account ...
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Copy field values from Person Account to Contact & Vice Versa

My org uses Person Accounts. On both Account and Contact objects i have a field TIN__c. When creating a person account, i only populate one of those 2 fields and specifically the one on the Account. ...
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Custom person account field appears locked

we are using person accounts. There is custom person account field date of birth that appears locked for one of the profiles. The field is not read only on layout. I cant see this field in field ...
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Person Account conversion data size consideration

my company is scoping the possibility of enabling person accounts. I have been reading through documentation and different blogs to get a feel for pros and cons of doing this. One thing I found that I ...
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Create a Contact related to a Person Account

I'm currently unable to link a Contact with a Person Account as the lookup filter of the "Account Name" displays only the Business Accounts!?! And if I leave the Account Name field empty, the Contact ...
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Contact Fields not visible on Person Account

According to this document when Person Accounts is enabled for the Salesforce Org, there should be new fields added to the Account object (PersonMailingCountry, PersonMailingCity, etc.). However, when ...
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Dataloader Update Error - Account ID: id value of incorrect type: 001XXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

TL;DR: Trying to bulk update one field in Account but being told Id is of incorrect type. Have checked and am positive it is of the correct type. I am trying to perform an Account bulk update with ...
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Create a community user from a person record

Is it possible to create a community user from a person account? Traditionally I’ve done this with contacts.
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Is it possible to add New Account Quick Action to Case layout when Person Account is enabled?

I'm able to add the Quick Action to the Case layout when Person Account is not enabled, but I tried this after enabling Person Account and I'm not able to find the QA on the layout
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Describing the default Person Account record type using Apex

Using the RecordTypeInfo class allows us to get information about the Record Types and which one is set to default for the running user's profile. The (Person) Account is however a special case, ...
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Create Person Account from Contact

I'm using the Financial Services Cloud package in my org and have Person Accounts enabled. When a user is creating a contact-to-contact relationship, they're selecting the Household Member record ...
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How to create lookup field on visualforce for person account using a custom controller

I Currently have a visualforce page where I want a user to be able to select a existing person account or create a new one. I am getting the error: Attribute value in apex:inputField must contain only ...
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How to update Sales cloud Record for PersonAccount from CloudPage?

I have PersonAccounts enabled in the Sales cloud Org. We are using Subscriber Key as PersonContactId in Marketing cloud. We have a cloud page from which we need to update PersonAccount in Salescloud ...
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Does a lookup field on Account let us choose Person Account records as well?

I have an org with Person Accounts enabled. Having an object with a lookup relationship on Accounts, is it possible to add Person Accounts in this field?
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SFDC and SFMC are connected… if we now move to PersonAccounts, do we need to disconnect the platforms and reconnect after converting?

We are looking to change the Data Model for SFDC from Accounts/Contacts to Person Accounts. Currently, SFMC is connected to SFDC - but if the data model changes, do we need to disconnect the ...
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We couldn't merge these cases. when merging account

I am actually having issues when merging two account or person accounts. Even if they do not have cases related to them, I am encounting the following error : We couldn't merge these cases.An ...
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Lead conversion when Person accounts are enabled

In financial services cloud when person account is enabled. When we convert a lead for a new organisation along with a associated contact details. Will a person account record also be created or is ...
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In a SOQL Query for Event, is it possible to filter by an field related through the RelatedRecord?

Some of our Events are related to Opportunities. Some of our Opportunities are related to Accounts which are PersonAccounts. Some of our Person Accounts have a value for PersonMobilePhone. Is there ...
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Auth.RegistrationHandler fails when creating Account

lately i am facing wierd issue. I've created SSO for my community and till some point it worked fine. Lately I've found out it is failing when creating Person Account and I have no idea why. Code is ...
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Is Sales Cloud add-on needed to activate person accounts with Service Cloud licence?

It is not clear from Salesforce documentation if service cloud licenses are entitled for Personal Account activation by default or whether Sales Cloud add-on is required. Can anyone help please? ...
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Link files to person account in email to case configuration

I have automated creation of person accounts against accounts when a case is created. I have used Flow and Process builder to create person accounts and link the cases to same person account when a ...
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Query on PA to get all person accounts which do not have an OCR associated to it

I am trying to get a list of all PA which do not have an Opportunity associated with it. Our PA and Opportunities are associated via ocr but PA does not have a direct relation with OCR. For example, I ...
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Using Account as Entry Source

We are using Person Account at Salesforce. I want every time the field '# of children' is changed - the account will enter the journey. I choose Account as the object, I have 3 options for 'Select who ...
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What's the best way to check if person accounts are enabled via Apex Code?

I need to be able to check if an org has Person Accounts enabled via Apex Code as part of package. What's the best way to do this without making the package require Person Accounts be enabled in any ...
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Lead Conversion linking existing Contact (Person Account) doesn't run Account triggers

In person Accounts enabled org, when you convert a Lead linking existing Contact (i.e. Person Account), it doesn't seems to run the Account triggers upon Contact update. for example, Lead Lead A has ...
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Using the Bulk API, can I create both Custom Objects and their parent Person Accounts concurrently? [duplicate]

Our org uses Person Accounts. Each Person Account will be a parent record for at least on Bank_Detail__c record. We have an externally hosted website which will collect information about our pending ...
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Salesforce Process Builder Error

I have normal Accounts & person Accounts in my SFDC org. I am writing a process for the Person Account by using the below mentioned formula: IF( ( TEXT( [Account].Sponsorship_Status__pc ) != ...
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Person Account record is not accessible to community profile(Guest)

Step 1: I have created a Lightning Flow where I am accessing a record type(PersonAccount Record Type) and on the next screen, a list of the records under selected RecordType(PersonAccount) is getting ...
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How to retrieve PersonAccount field picklist field value set with sfdx?

We have our org configured with person accounts, and have the Health Cloud managed package installed. The Health Cloud managed package adds a field HealthCloudGA__Gender__c to the PersonAccount ...
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How to access the User object from Account object, via the Contact object. Error: No such column 'Users' on entity 'Contact'

I would like to write a SOQL query which goes from Account > Contact > User(s) Something like this: [SELECT PersonContactId, PersonContact.Users, PersonEmail FROM Account WHERE ...] But I get ...
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Identify which type of Person Account record type it is from the Contact?

I have multiple types of Person Accounts in my org, using only the Contact object I want to identify which record type my Contact record is. Using Contact.RecordTypeId appears blank when using Person ...
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Unlocked package installation with Person Account and Community enabled

If we have 2 sandboxes and if we enable Person Account and create community in Sandbox1 and create an unlocked package with some components, please let me know if it is a prerequisite to enable Person ...
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Which impacts will be on Salesforce Marketing Cloud after enabling Person Accounts on Sales Cloud? [closed]

I would like to know which impacts, if there are any, on SFMC after enabling the Person Account in Sales Cloud. I'll explain the requested details: SALES CLOUD - TO BE: "Person Account" will be ...
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PersonAccount. Can I access and write in standard Contact's field?

I'm trying to write some standard Contact's fields e.g. MobilePhone and Email (I'm new to this object), when I create a new PersonAccount. For example using an Anonymous window I tried with this code:...
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Error creating a Person Account from a third party integration API Callout

A customer installed our managed package, which makes an API call to Salesforce, sending basic contact information from the web platform and attempts to create a SObject record in Salesforce based on ...
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SOQL Childrecord-rollup for PersonAccounts

What is the best way to get the number of childrecords on a personaccount with the PersonContactId as Id field, the lookup being a contact lookup? I have the object Newsletter, with a contact lookup ...
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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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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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Creating a Person Account in Salesforce using the REST API

I have 2 questions here. I have Person Account in salesforce, so if via API if I create a contact , it just creates a contact and not an account, on the other hand If I create an account in ...
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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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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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Does the `getSObjects` method on `SObject` work with Person Account child relationships?

Our app uses a lot of dynamic SOQL, and in a client org I'm currently getting an error which I can't explain when we're performing a large query against account, including subqueries for all related ...
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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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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 ...