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julieboncourjulieboncour 

Build a bridge link between an Android apps connected to Salesforce and the Salesforce Classic app

Hello everyone,

 

I am trying to find a way to develop a link between an Android app connected to Salesforce and the Salesforce Classic app.

 

Business Case:

My customer is using the Salesforce classic app on Android devices. For several reasons, we need to extend this standard application by creating a specific Android app connected to Salesforce. I need to find how to implement a custom  button/tab on the standard Salesforce Classic app which open my custom Android app connected to Salesforce.

 

I come to the developer community to find help, to know if someone has already done it.

 

Thank you,

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Gaurav KheterpalGaurav Kheterpal

I don't think that's possible.

 

Regards,

Gaurav

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bhariharanbhariharan

I don't think it is possible to embed a custom button or customize the Salesforce Classic app in the way you need to.

Gaurav KheterpalGaurav Kheterpal

FWIW, it's possible to add a custom button in Salesforce Classic to launch another VF page or an external web page - http://ap1.salesforce.com/help/doc/en/mobile_links.htm

 

However, it is NOT possible to launch another app using this method. What is your use case for launching your own Android app (as opposed to a VF or web page) from the Salesforce Classic app?


Regards,
Gaurav

julieboncourjulieboncour

Thank you for the reply !

 

I need to build a new Android app to implement an Order process with real-time checks of the customer & stock information. I need to implement more intelligence onto the order process to access stock, customer information in real-time.

 

Do you know another way to launch an android app from the Salesforce classic app ?

 

 

Gaurav KheterpalGaurav Kheterpal

I don't think that's possible.

 

Regards,

Gaurav

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Gaurav KheterpalGaurav Kheterpal

Closing this thread as it's been stale for a while.

SuperfellSuperfell

You can create custom links that will appear in the classic app, e.g. https://my.order.app.org/ and then you can register an intent for that url in your custom android app.

julieboncourjulieboncour

Thank you.

 

I will try.