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"Insufficient Privileges" when trying to edit Person Account from Contact List View

Knowledge Article Number 000198746
Description
User goes to a Contact List View and clicks the "edit" link next to a Person Account record that is listed. After editing the record, the User tries to save the record and gets "Insufficient Privileges" error. 
 
Resolution This is expected behavior, as Person Accounts do not have the full functionality of Contacts. They will appear in your Contacts List Views, however, you cannot edit the record from the List View because it is technically an Account with Contact attributes. 

Modify the Person Account from an Accounts List View instead, or by going to the record directly. You can also filter out Person Accounts from your Contact List Views by adding the criteria "IsPersonAccount = false". 




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