The Account Contact Relationship in Salesforce (AccountContactRelation) is a Standard object like a junction object between Account and Contact. It enables the creation of many-to-many relationships between account and contact.

This object is available in API version 37.0. The AccountContactRelation object supports person accounts. That means that a person account can be either a related contact on a business account or a related account on a contact. A person account can also be related to another person account as either a related contact or related account.

Account Contact relationship in Salesforce

Contacts to Multiple Accounts lets you associate a single contact to multiple accounts through the Account Contact Relationship object. Your page layout and field-level security settings determine which fields are visible and editable.

What is the relationship between accounts and contacts in CRM?

Both accounts and contacts are part of managing customers and are related to one another in the following ways: A contact can be a parent to every other entity except accounts and contacts. A contact can have only one account as its parent.

account contact relationship in salesforce

What is the relationship between account contact lead and opportunity in Salesforce?

An Account is just the actual business or company, and the Contact is the person – the same person from the Lead. Where Salesforce confuses a lot of people is in the name Account. So many sales people call their book of business their “accounts”.

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