Manual sharing in Salesforce

Manual sharing allows users to grant one-off access to their individual records for users, roles, and public groups.

Manual sharing is available:

  1. To the record owners, their managers in the role hierarchy, and administrators.
  2. For objects set as public read-only or private in organization-wide defaults.

1. Click “Sharing” button.

2. Click “Add” button.

 3. Select the users and access.


The users who can manually share records are

1. Record Owner.
2. Administrator.
3. User above the role of the Record Owner’s role.


You cannot manually share a contact which not linked to an account.


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