Upgrade a Classic App to a Lightning App
You installed the enhanced Warehouse app into your org, but it installed as a Classic app. Let’s bring it into Lightning.
- From the Home tab in Setup, enter App in the Quick Find box, then select App Manager.
- Find the Warehouse app in the list.
- Click from the Warehouse app row, and select Upgrade.
Leave the suggested “Warehouse Lightning” name as-is, and click
Your Classic app is copied and upgraded for Lightning Experience. You now have two versions of the app: a Classic version, and a Lightning version. After you upgrade it, the Classic app is no longer accessible in Lightning Experience via the App Launcher. You’ll still see the Classic app in the apps list, but with the Visible in Lightning column deselected.
After you upgrade a Classic app, the two versions of the app must be managed separately. Future changes you make to the Classic app won’t be reflected in the Lightning version of the app, and vice versa.
- Find the Warehouse Lightning app in the list.
Click from the Warehouse Lightning app row,
and select Edit.
The app opens inside the Lightning App Builder. Not only can you see all your app options, but you can view any active Lightning pages assigned to the app.
Update the description to Manage inventory and deliveries for our
The app description displays alongside the icon in the App Launcher, so it’s a great way to tell your users what the app is for, but keep it brief.
In the App Branding section, change the Primary Color Hex Value to
You can see a preview of the default app icon using the red color we assigned and what the app tile will look like in the App Launcher.
- Click Save.
On the Navigation Items tab, remove the Data and Home tabs from the Selected
That leaves the Chatter tab at the top of the list, which means it becomes the app’s landing page.
Add Cases to the Selected Items list, and move it to directly after
- Click Save.
- On the User Profiles tab, make sure that System Administrator is in the Selected Items list.
- Click Save, and then click Back to return to Setup.
Click from the app navigation bar.
There’s the Warehouse Lightning app.
Click the Warehouse Lightning app.
If the “Welcome to Salesforce” Setup Assistant dialog appears, close it.
You’re in the updated Warehouse app. It’s got Chatter as the landing page, Cases right after Accounts, and the bright red color we gave it.