This article shows you how to change the Salesforce session inactivity timeout period.
At the time of this publication, the timeout could be changed between 15 minutes of inactivity, up to 24 hours.
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 the profile.
Click "Edit." Select a new value for Session times out after from the list.