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How do I point the Data Loader to the Sandbox instance?

Knowledge Article Number 000004931
Description How do Data Loader be pointed to Sandbox instance?
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Follow the directions below to point the data loader in the direction of the sandbox:


1. Start the Data Loader.

2. Click Cancel on the quick start screen.

3. Choose Settings.

4. Change the Server Host field to:

https://test.salesforce.com/

5. Click "OK".

You must change the Server Host field back to https://login.salesforce.com/ to point the Data Loader back to production.

 

NOTE: Be sure to login using your sandbox login.





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