Salesforce and Visual Studio: A Guide to Removing Your Org
Salesforce is a well-known cloud-based customer relationship management (CRM) platform that boasts thousands of users worldwide. As with any popular software, sometimes it is necessary to remove a Salesforce org from Visual Studio to avoid any ambiguity or conflicts. We have outlined a step-by-step guide below to assist you in removing your Salesforce org from Visual Studio.
Step 1: Close all Visual Studio windows
First and foremost, be sure to close all open Visual Studio windows before initiating this process.
Step 2: Open the Salesforce Org Manager
To remove your Salesforce org, you will need to navigate to the Salesforce Org Manager in Visual Studio. Head to the Tools menu and select “Salesforce Org Manager.”
Step 3: Identify your Salesforce org
Once in the Org Manager, you will find a comprehensive list of every Salesforce org you have linked to Visual Studio. Select the org you wish to remove from the list.
Step 4: Disconnect your Salesforce org
After selecting the appropriate org, simply click on the “Disconnect” button located at the bottom of the window. A message will appear requesting confirmation. Click “Yes” to confirm and proceed.
Step 5: Remove your Salesforce org from the list
Upon confirming the disconnection process, the Salesforce org will automatically be removed from your Org Manager list.
Step 6: Delete any related files
If you prefer to completely remove any Salesforce org remnants from Visual Studio, you will likely need to delete any associated files. The majority of these files will be located in your Salesforce project folder within Visual Studio.
Step 7: Refresh your Visual Studio Solution Explorer
Following the file deletion process, refresh your Visual Studio Solution Explorer to guarantee complete Salesforce org removal. Right-click on Solution Explorer and select “Refresh.”
Congratulations! Once you have followed these steps in their entirety, your Salesforce org removal from Visual Studio is successful. Keep in mind the importance of deleting any related files for a fully comprehensive removal.