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what is connected app in salesforce

Hi Everyone,

Could you explain what is "Connected App" in salesforce and what are its usage.
If you provide example for this means,It would be great..

Arvind KumarArvind Kumar
Hi Vignesh,

Please follow the below link. it will give you best knowledge about connected app.
1.) https://help.salesforce.com/articleView?id=connected_app_overview.htm&type=0
2.) https://developer.salesforce.com/docs/atlas.en-us.packagingGuide.meta/packagingGuide/connected_app_overview.htm
3.) https://developer.salesforce.com/page/Connected_Apps

If you have any query please let me know.

Arvin Kumar
v varaprasadv varaprasad
Hi Vignesh,

Generally we will use Connected App in salesforce to generate OAuth Access token.
external applications using access token it will connect to salsforce org more Info :

To Test Salesforce Rest API First we need to create Connected App in Salesforce.Once we created Connected App it will generate consumer or client id and consumer secret.


please let me know if you need more info.


farukh sk hdfarukh sk hd
This will help you here,

If you are looking for rest api integration between Salesforce and Salesforce,
plese visit below,


If you create a connected app and if you are looking for Consumer key and Consumer secret,

you can follow the path Setup>Apps>Connected apps.