Connected App In Salesforce

Author: Pankuri Bansal

This Blog introduces how to create a connected App in Salesforce.

Let’s have a look…

What is a Connected App?

A connected app is a framework that enables an external application to integrate with Salesforce using APIs and standard protocols, such as SAML, OAuth, and OpenID Connect.


  • They are used while configuring salesforce with JWT Token.
  • With the help of a connected APP, “Salesforce” can connect with Rest API Calls/ External System without any salesforce mule connector.

 That functionality is discussed in another blog with the Topic:- REST API To Salesforce Sync.


  • Log in to Salesforce.
  • Click Setup in the upper-right corner.
  • Click on Quick Find (left side search box).
  • Then under apps click on App Manager.
  • Write the App Name and provide your email address and phone number.
  • Under API Enable OAuth Settings
  • Click both the check box as per the screenshot then the callback URL is automatically generated.
  • We’ll now move on to Scopes and add both of the scopes visible in the screenshot by clicking ‘add’.
  • The scope can be changed or chosen according to the customer’s requirements.
  • Click on the save button.
  • Your Connected APP was created successfully.
  • External system when needs to connect with Salesforce need Client Id and Client Secret..
  • For that Click on the Manage Consumer Details Button.
  • Once you click on the “Manager consumer” button in Salesforce, it will prompt you to enter a verification code for security purposes. Upon successful configuration, you will then be able to view your credentials.
  • Then you able to see the details below screenshot:-
  • Staged Consumer Details (once you get this it will be replaced with original consumer details) are generated only when you click on generate button highlighted by a red mark in the screenshot.

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