This article shows you how to change the Salesforce session inactivity timeout period.
Note: At the time of this publication, the timeout could be changed between 15 minutes of inactivity, up to 24 hours.
Change Inactivity Session Timeout
Log in to Salesforce as an administrator.
- Go to "Setup > Users > Profiles."
- Click on the profile being used by your users, e.g., "Standard Platform User."
- Scroll down to the section entitled "Session Settings." Click to open profile.
- Click "Edit." Select a new value for Session times out after from the list.
- Click "Save."
Figure 1. Changing the session inactivity timeout in Salesforce.