Salesforce Lightning: Creating a One-Off Email Template

Summary

This article details how to create and edit your own email templates in Salesforce Lightning.

Note: There are two ways to manage templates.  You can create a Lightning Template while you are creating a one-off email.  Or you can create and edit templates through the Salesforce Lightning Email Template Builder tool.

 

How-To

Task: To create a Lightning Template while you are creating a one-off email. 

Note: This process creates a Lightning Template.

Instructions 

Step 1 - Begin creating a one-off email. Make sure the email already has a subject and body.

Step 2 - Click the Template button and click "Save as new template..."

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Step 3 - Name the template and choose what folder the template will be saved to.

 

Outcome

You have successfully created and saved a lightning template for your personal use.

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Task: To create a template through the Salesforce Lightning Email Template Builder tool.

 

Instructions 

Step 1 - In Salesforce Lightning, open the app launcher (9 dots in the upper corner)

Step 2 - Type "Templates" into the search bar

Step 3- Click on "Email Templates

 

Step 4- Click New Email Template in the upper right hand corner

Step 5 - For "Related Entity Type" choose the relevant object to relate it to.

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Outcome

You have successfully created a lightning template for your personal use.

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Task: To edit templates through the Salesforce Lightning Email Template Builder tool.

 

Instructions

Step 1 - In Salesforce Lightning, open the app launcher (9 dots in the upper corner)

Step 2 - Type "Templates" into the search bar

Step 3- Click on "Email Templates

 

Step 4 - Use the features available on the page to find the template you want to edit. Once you find your template, click on it’s name.

Step 5 - Click "Edit" or "Edit in Builder"  in the top right corner.

Step 6 - Make any needed changes and click "Save".

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Outcome

You are able to edit and save your lightning templates.

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Further Readings

Salesforce Classic: Creating a One-Off Email Template

 

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Details

Article ID: 4155
Created
Wed 8/25/21 4:45 PM
Modified
Tue 12/19/23 3:36 PM
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