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Data Loader Activation

Knowledge Article Number 000005247

Data Loader Activation


The Data Loader allows users to insert, update, delete, and extract records to or from Salesforce using the Apex platform. All entities supported by the API are accessible through this utility.

System Administrators can now download the Data Loader from the Salesforce application by clicking on:

Setup | Administration Setup | Data Management | Data Loader.

If you have an older copy of the Data Loader, please uninstall the older version before performing installing the new version.

It is very important that you read through the Data Loader documentation that is accessible at the location below:

Please log a case via the self-service portal if you have any questions while using this tool.

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