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Follow in Chatter

How to Follow People and Records in Salesforce

Follow in Chatter

You can follow people, records, and other things that interest you in Salesforce; anything you follow will appear in your Chatter feed.

Follow a Person

  1. Click the Chatter tab.
  2. Click the People heading.

    A list of other Salesforce users appears.

  3. Click the Follow link for the person you want to follow.
    Post to Chatter

Now anything posted by people you follow will appear in your Chatter feed.

Unfollow a Person

  1. Click the X next to the person’s Following link.
    Unfollow a Person

You’ll want to be a little picky about how much you follow things in Chatter, so you don’t clutter your feed with a lot of updates you don’t need.

Follow a Salesforce Record

You can also follow records in Salesforce so you’ll be notified about any important updates made to them.

  1. Find and open the record you want to follow.
    Follow a Salesforce Record

    If Chatter is available for the record, you'll see a Show Feed icon near the top of the record.

  2. Click Show Feed to display the record's Chatter feed.
    Follow a Salesforce Record
  3. Click Follow.
    Follow a Salesforce Record

Now if any changes are made you'll be notified about it in your Chatter feed.

See What You're Following

You may occasionally want to take an inventory of how many feeds you follow and who follows you. This is all possible through the Chatter tab.

  1. Click the Chatter tab.
  2. Click your name.
    See What You're Following
  3. Click the Overview tab.
  4. Click Show All to view a complete list of your feeds.
    See What You're Following
  5. Click the Filter By arrow to change views.
  6. Click Done when you're finished.
  7. See What You're Following

A list of the filtered by field you are following appears.