Andy Tran

Enable Autocomplete on Standard Address Fields in Salesforce

by | 27 Jul, 2022 | Salesforce | 1 comment

Enable Autocomplete on Standard Address Fields in Salesforce

Entering address fields manually is one of the pain points for users, it is a time-consuming and repetitive task of typing addresses in the address fields. This can be easily solved by enabling autocomplete functionality on the standard address fields.

Users can enter text on standard address fields and see possible matching addresses in a pick list. Despite Salesforce having such a cool feature many users and Admins are still unaware of this functionality.

In this blog
first, we are going to see how to enable Autocomplete feature and then how auto-populate works.

Understanding Step by Step How to Enable Autocomplete Feature and How to Auto-populate Works in Salesforce

Enable Autocomplete Feature

Step-1: Navigate to the Setup and search for the Maps in the quick find box and select the Maps and Location Settings under the Company Settings.

Selecting the maps and location settings under Company setting
Step-2: Click on this and then Tick the options “Enable Maps and Location Services (powered by Google)” and “Enable autocomplete on standard address fields (Lightning Experience and the mobile app only)”

Setting for enabling maps and location services
This feature will be enabled and becomes available on all standard address fields across objects including Leads, Contacts, and Accounts start using it straight away.

Automatically Populate Addresses

Step-1: Select the address field – it has a magnifying glass in it

Select Address Field
Step-2: Start typing the address and Salesforce will suggest matching results to you.

Matching results suggested by Salesforce
Step-3: Select your desired result, and Salesforce will automatically complete the address fields

Autocomplete address by Salesforce
Autocomplete on standard address fields are optimized for these countries only:

    • Australia
    • Brazil
    • Canada
    • France
    • Germany
    • Japan
    • Netherlands
    • Russia
    • Spain
    • Sweden
    • United Kingdom
    • USA

And it is available for all versions of the Salesforce mobile app and Lightning Experience, and Experience Cloud Aura sites.

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  1. Sheetal Parekh

    Is there a way to implement auto-complete in India?


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