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Admin Release Countdown: Get Ready for Spring ‘20

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It’s time to mark your calendars for the next Salesforce Release, Spring ’20 ! Here are the most important dates you’ll want to mark in your calendar. We also have a handy Google calendar with all of these dates in one place for you right here!

Release Calendar

December 12: Get early access to the release by signing up for a Pre-Release org

Admins can sign up for a Developer Edition environment, chock-full of all the Spring ’20 features to explore to your heart’s content. Developer environments are stand-alone environments where you can learn, build, and get comfortable with features and functionality.

December 16: Preview the Release Notes

Find the release notes here. Search the products you use for release updates. First time reading the release notes? Here are some great tips.

Get help from the community! With each release, there are a number of blogs by community members that break it down. If you’ve written a post about the release or know of another community post that would be helpful to other #AwesomeAdmins, please comment below!

January 2: Be sure to refresh your Sandbox

January 3 is the refresh deadline to get early access to all the Spring ‘20 features in one of your sandboxes. Once you’ve explored with the Free Developer environment and reviewed the release notes for features that are important to you, it’s time to try out features related to your customizations in your sandbox. This is a great time to evaluate how specific features may be useful or impact the way your organization uses Salesforce. Check out this article for instructions on exactly how and when to refresh your sandbox!

January 24: Join us live for the Awesome Admin Release Preview

Join Admin Evangelists and an expert panel for a 75-minute deep dive into the release and what features Admins can’t miss. This preview is a great opportunity to hear an overview from Admin experts and may help you determine which features in the Release Readiness Live broadcast to focus on. There are a lot of features delivered with each release, so we go through all of it and provide a summary of the features most impactful to Admins.

January 27-30: Watch Release Readiness LIVE by cloud

Hear from Product Managers across the company and across the clouds as they share the latest features and demos of their products. This is a multi-day, live video streaming event that is available on-demand after the event.

January 10- February 14: Spring ’20 Arrives!

Check the Maintenance Calendar for exactly when your Salesforce will get the Spring ’20 features. Scroll through the list and check your Salesforce instance (NA__, EMEA__) against the release dates listed in the calendar. Once the release window has passed for your environment, you will have access to the newest features in your production environment!

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