It’s always a tedious task to extract attachments or files from Salesforce. There are times, when you want to move files and attachments from one org to another.
Also, Files OR Attachments need to be stored for backup purposes.
So the question arises –
How do I download multiple attachments in Salesforce?
Can I mass export attachments from Salesforce?
How do I download multiple files at once?
How do I extract all files from Salesforce?
In this post you will find the answer to all these questions –
There are following 3 ways to achieve this-
Data Export feature of salesforce.
To use this feature you can navigate to Data Export then choose the files and attachments. Once expoert is completed, it will generate a link and email will be sent to you contain that link. By clicking this link you can download Files and Attachments.
This feature is not suitable when you have to download only chunks of files OR Attachments, let’s say you want to export only Files OR attachments related to Account only.
Third party tools
Third party tools are better when it comes to deal with Salesforce Files or Attachments. You can use SFDC File exporter to export Files OR Attachments in its original format. You can find all details here –
You can write your own code to download the files OR attachments from salesforce. As SFDC File Exporter has vast experience in the filed of file/data migration, we can help you in migrating your files from one org to another.