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2293971 - How to change ISOCountry Name " Picklist" Translation


You want to change ISOCountry name


  1. Current:  Iran, Islamic Republic of
  2. New: Iran

Test User Job Information / Country


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Step 1: Download Picklist 

  1. Go to the Admin Center
  2. In the Tools Search field, type Picklists Management.
  3. This brings up the Picklists
  4. Select Export all Picklist.
  5. Click Submit.
  6. Save and open the exported Picklist file.
  7.  Filter Picklists: ISOCountry and Select Country: Iran, Islamic Republic of



Current Picklist file


Step 2: Modify Picklist File 

  1. Modify the Picklist entries:
  2. Open the exported Picklist file
  3. Copy and paste  Row ISOCountry for Country: Iran, Islamic Republic of into a blank copy of CSV file
  4.  Make changes to existing ISOCountry : Iran
  5. Save your changes


Save as: CSV


Step 3: Import  Modified Picklist 

  1. Select Import Picklist(s)
  2. Browse for the Picklist file you want to upload.
  3. For the question Are all the Picklists new?
  4. Select No.
  5. This means that the uploaded file modifies existing Picklists, and does not include new Picklists.
  6. Select the relevant character encoding from the Character Encoding dropdown menu
  7. Click Submit.




Step 4: Test

Go to test user Job Information and check Country



  1. ISOCountry Name
  2. Picklist
  3. Country
  4. Translation
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