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Zach Li 13Zach Li 13 

How can I export Lightning Experience Navigation Menus config?

In spring 16, we have the ability to configure lightning experience nagivation menu. do we have a way to export our configuration as metadata?
Anuj PatelAnuj Patel
You can export  Lightning Experience Components using Eclipse IDE.

Make sure you are using apex API version 33.0

1. Open Eclipse package.xml
2. Use following package.xml code
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> 
<Package xmlns="">

3. Right click on your Project -> Refresh from server.

Please mark it as the best answer if you find it useful.


Zach Li 13Zach Li 13
Thanks Anuj. Your suggestion is for lightning component bundle. What I am looking for is: export "Lightning Experience Navigation Menus" config/metadata for Sprint 16. 
Bogdan Cimpoesu 3Bogdan Cimpoesu 3
Hi Zach,

Have you found any solution for the problem?
I'm performing a full export of every describeable metadata type from a sandbox and still can't see any refference to the Navigation Menu that exists on the sandbox.
Have Anyone found solution for the problem?
Marco BadorrekMarco Badorrek
I checked this with the responsible SFDC people. It seems that currently (Summer '16) the navigation menu export via Metadata API is not supported.
In Winter '17 the Naviagtion menu will change to a top bar again. As part of this change there are plans to also support the export of the navigation menu via Metadata/Packaging API and with Spring '17 also via the Tooling API (Safe Harbor).
Raju KarRaju Kar
anyone have solution for this. i was trying to revtrive the navigation menu chnages through meta data. But i dont see them . Can i anyone  please let me know if it is possible with recent releases.