Salesforce1 Mobile Enhancements in the Summer '16 Release

Device and Browser Support

  • Remember, iOS 9.2 Is Required on iOS Devices
  • New Android Tablet Support for the Downloadable App
  • New Windows 10 Phone Support for the Mobile Browser App
  • The Mobile Browser App Can Run in Some Unsupported Browsers on iOS Devices
  • Internet Explorer 11 Retirement Impacts Windows 8 Phones Users
  • Remember, Support for the Mobile Browser App on BlackBerry Devices Ends with Winter ’17

Data Access and Views

  • Quickly See If Related Lists Include Records
  • Salesforce1 Sorts Related Lists Based on User Settings in Lightning Experience or Salesforce Classic

Navigation and Actions

  • Change a Record’s Owner


  • Spell Correction Expanded to More Objects
  • Search for People Based on Address and Title
  • Person Account Search Enhancements
  • Inactive Users Show Up in Search Results in Lightning Experience
  • Improved Currency Formatting in Search Results in Lightning Experience

Sales Features

  • Find All News in One Place
  • Get Account Insights on Opportunities
  • See Company Logos on Accounts (Beta)
  • Track Relationships Between Accounts and Contacts (Generally Available)
  • Team Up on Accounts
  • Add a Default Opportunity Team with One Tap

Productivity Features

  • Find Notes Faster by Sorting List Views
  • See Further Into the Future from the Events Weekly View
  • Choose Between Record Types When Creating Events
  • Placeholder Labels Fill Out Empty Fields in the Task List

Customer Service Features

  • Knowledge Is Power for Field Techs
  • Ensure Stellar Service with Milestones on Work Orders
  • Get Around Work Order Hierarchies with Ease
  • Enforce Required Support Steps on Work Orders
  • Use Field Service Lightning On the Go
  • View Child Assets and Maintenance History
  • So Long, Kiddo: Delete Assets with Child Assets

Reports and Dashboards

  • View Enhanced Charts on Tablets (As Well as Phones)
  • Dress Up Your Data with New Enhanced Chart Types
  • Keep Donut, Pie, and Funnel Charts Readable by Combining Small Groupings
  • Easily Read Data-Dense Charts in Dashboard Components
  • Keep Filters When Drilling into Reports from Dashboards


  • Access and Share Box Files


  • Include Salesforce1 Download Badges in Chatter Email Notifications
  • More URLs Get Rich Media Previews

Salesforce Communities

  • Access Knowledge Articles from Communities

Business Logic and Process Automation

  • Run Flows from App Home Lightning Pages (Pilot)

Offline Support

  • Create and Edit Records While Offline

General Enhancements

  • Copy and Paste Text on Record Detail Pages
  • We’ve Switched to iOS and Android Date and Time Selectors
  • Shortcuts for Currency and Number Fields
  • Power Through Your Work with Efficient In-App Messaging
  • Close Popup Windows Like in Lightning Experience
  • Salesforce Spell Checker is Replaced by Browser-Based Spell Check
  • See More Record Data Without Scrolling