How to Delete Validation Rules for multiple objects in Salesforce?

Delete Validation Rules in salesforce

For any Admin or developer, if there is a requirement to Delete Validation Rules in Salesforce for multiple (Standard or Custom) objects.

Solution: These type of work requests would take more effort and time, so one of the best option to overcome this situation is by using the this AppExchange tool called Bulk Object Field Creator (BOFC).

Benefits of BOFC to Delete Validation Rules in Salesforce:

  1. Works for both Standard and Custom Object rules
  2. Perform any action on (Single or Multiple) validation rules
  3. Perform any action on rules of (Single or multiple) objects at same time
  4. Easy to use with few clicks
  5. Saves ample amount of time of doing manual work

To avail this feature, kindly make sure you have installed the latest version of the application. You can upgrade your package using either of two ways:

  1. In Salesforce, go to “BOFC Home > Settings > App Version > Click to Upgrade” — or —
  2. Refer the below button to quickly upgrade your package to the latest version and explore its complete benefits:

Few Simple Steps to Delete Multiple Validation Rules in Salesforce

1. Open the BOFC Home > Click “Bulk Create ,Update, Delete & Export Validation Rules”.

Delete Validation Rules in Salesforce

2. It will open below screen for validation rules.

validation rules

3. Select the “Type of Operation as Delete” from the dropdown and screen looks like below image

Type of Operation as Delete validation rules

Above image has many features (each number has its description as below):

  1. Select the type of operation as Delete from the dropdown.
  2. Select the single or multiple objects for which you want to Delete Validation Rules.
  3. Click on Fetch Existing Rule Button to get validation rule of selected objects.

4. After click on Fetch Existing Rule Button , screen look like below image:-

Fetch Existing validation Rule

Above image has many features (each number has its description as below):

  1. Select the checkbox in front of each row to delete the validation rules.
  2. Click on Delete Rules Button to delete validation rules.

5. After click on Delete Rules Button, validation rules are deleted and successful message shows like Rules Deleted Successfully and screen look like below image:-

bulk delete validation rules


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Bulk Object Field Creator (BOFC) is a must-have tool, designed specifically for Administrators, that simplifies many of the tedious tasks of managing a complex Salesforce environment.

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