How to Get Security Token in Salesforce

Let’s understand how to get a security token in Salesforce. And here, I will explain how to get a security token in Salesforce. We will also discuss, how to acquire security token in Salesforce.

Recently, I was working in Salesforce, where we got a requirement to get a security token in Salesforce. So, in this blog, I will also explain, how to get a security token in Salesforce.

  • What is Security Token in salesforce?
  • How to get a security token in Salesforce
  • How to get a security token in Salesforce lightning
  • How to get a security token in Salesforce Classic
  • How to get a security token for users in Salesforce
  • How to acquire security token in Salesforce

What is Security Token in Salesforce

In Salesforce security token is a defined case-sensitive alphanumeric code that we can use and add to our password or we can also enter this security token into a separate field in a client application.

Most of the USA-based companies also used the security token to secure the user’s account.

  • The security motive is to improve the security between the user and salesforce.com.
  • It assures about some other things that the third party cannot access Salesforce via an API.
  • For login or visiting Salesforce, only a user security token and password can be used.
  • The code has been appended to the last of our passwords, without using space.
  • In the various field, both the token and the login password must be entered in both the fields.

So, with this, we have learned about What is Security token. Further, we will understand how to get security token in salesforce.

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How to get a security token in Salesforce

Here we will understand how to get the security token in salesforce. So, let’s see how to get a security token in salesforce. Follow the below steps:

  • Firstly login onto the salesforce account, and click on the profile pic under the profile pic there is a setting option. Click on it.
  • After clicking on the setting option, there is my personal information option on the left sidebar. Click on that.
  • After clicking on the drop-down arrow of my personal information, the list is open. Click on the reset security token option from the list.
  • The reset my security token page is open, Click on the reset security token that is presented on this page.
  • After clicking on the security token button, the notification is sent to us as check your email and the email is sent to our personal email.
  • For checking the email login into your Gmail then click on the reset security token mail that is sent by salesforce. In this mail, the new username and password are present for resetting the security token.
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Now, let’s move ahead and see how to get a security token in Salesforce. We will explore both the salesforce experiences: Salesforce lightning and Salesforce Classic.

How to get a security token in Salesforce lightning

Here we will understand how to get the security token in salesforce. So, let’s see how to get a security token in salesforce lightning. Follow the below steps:

Step-1: Firstly login onto the salesforce lightning account, and click on the profile pic that is present behind the notification icon( bell icon) under the profile pic there is a setting option. Click on it.

How to get security token in salesforce
How to get a security token in salesforce

Step-2: After clicking on the setting option, there is my personal information option on the left sidebar. Click on the drop-down arrow of my personal information option.

After clicking on the drop-down arrow of my personal information, the list is open. Click on the reset my security token option from the list.

How to get security token in salesforce lightning
How to get a security token in salesforce lightning

Step-3: The reset my security token page is open, Click on the reset security token that is presented on this page.

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Click on reset security token

Step-4: After clicking on the security token button, the notification is sent to us as check your email and the email is sent to our personal email.

For checking the email login into your Gmail then click on the reset security token mail that is sent by salesforce. In this mail, the new username and password are present for resetting the security token.

Get security token in salesforce lightning
Salesforce security token

This is how we understand how to get a security token in Salesforce lightning. Further, we will learn how to get security tokens in salesforce classic.

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How to get a security token in Salesforce Classic

Here we will understand how to get the security token in salesforce. So, let’s see how to get a security token in salesforce classic. If you want to learn how to get the security token in salesforce classic follow these steps:

Step-1: Firstly login onto the salesforce classic account, and then click on the name drop-down menu that is present beside the switch to lightning experience.

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After clicking on the drop-down arrow the list is open under the list there is a My setting option. Click on it.

How to get security token in salesforce classic
How to get a security token in salesforce classic

Step-2: After clicking on my setting option. Click on the personal option that is present under my setting option.

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Click on the personal option

Step-3: After clicking on the personal option, click on the reset my security token. The reset my security token page is open there is a reset security token option click on the reset security token.

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Click on the reset security token

Step-4: After clicking on the reset security token option the email is sent to your own personal Gmail.

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Email is sent

Step-5: For checking the email login into your Gmail then click on the reset security token mail that is sent by salesforce. In this mail, the new username and password are present for resetting the security token.

Get a security token in salesforce
Security token reset

So, with this, we understand how to get security in Salesforce Classic. Further, we will learn how to get a security token for users in salesforce.

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How to get a security token for users in Salesforce

Here we will understand how to get the security token for users in salesforce. So, let’s see how to get a security token for users in salesforce. If you want to learn how to get the security token for users in salesforce follow these steps:

Step-1: Firstly login onto the salesforce lightning account, and click on the profile pic that is present behind the notification icon( bell icon) under the profile pic there is a setting option. Click on it.

How to get security token for users in salesforce
How to get security token for users in salesforce

Step-2: After clicking on the setting option, there is my personal information option on the left sidebar. Click on the drop-down arrow of my personal information option.

After clicking on the drop-down arrow of my personal information, the list is open. Click on the reset my security token option from the list.

How to get security token for users in salesforce lightning
How to get security token for users in salesforce lightning

Step-3: The reset my security token page is open, Click on the reset security token that is presented on this page.

Get security token for users in salesforce
Click on reset security token

Step-4: After clicking on the security token button, the notification is sent to us as check your email and the email is sent to our personal email.

Get security token for users in salesforce lightning
Check your email

Step-5: For checking the email login into your Gmail then click on the reset security token mail that is sent by salesforce. In this mail, the new username and password are present for resetting the security token.

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Email is received

In this way, we have learned how to get security token for users in Salesforce lightning.

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How to acquire security token in Salesforce

Here we will understand how to acquire security token in salesforce. So, let’s see how to acquire a security token in salesforce. If you want to learn how to acquire the security token in salesforce follow these steps:

Step-1: Firstly login onto the salesforce lightning account, and click on the profile pic that is present behind the notification icon( bell icon) under the profile pic there is a setting option. Click on it.

How to acquire security token in salesforce
How to acquire security token in salesforce

Step-2: After clicking on the setting option, there is my personal information option on the left sidebar. Click on the drop-down arrow of my personal information option.

After clicking on the drop-down arrow of my personal information, search reset my security token in the Quick Find box and you can see that the reset my security token option is shown click on it.

How to acquire security token in salesforce lightning
How to acquire security token in salesforce lightning

Step-3: The reset my security token page is open, Click on the reset security token that is presented on this page.

Acquire security token in salesforce
Click on reset security token

Step-4: After clicking on the security token button, the notification is sent to us as check your email and the email is sent to our personal email.

Acquire security in salesforce lightning
Check your email

Step-5: For checking the email login into your Gmail then click on the reset security token mail that is sent by salesforce. In this mail, the new username and password are present for resetting the security token.

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Email is received

So, with this, we understand how to acquire security in Salesforce lightning.

Conclusion

In this tutorial, we have learned how to get a security token in salesforce, and also we have covered how to acquire a security token in salesforce. This can be performed on salesforce lightning.

  • What is Security Token
  • How to get a security token in Salesforce
  • How to get a security token in Salesforce lightning
  • How to get a security token in Salesforce Classic
  • How to get a security token for users in Salesforce
  • How to acquire security token in Salesforce

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