Apex test fails by "System.QueryException: sObject type 'RecentlyViewed' is not supported. ..." when installed managed package has Apex trigger which
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Apex test fails by "System.QueryException: sObject type 'RecentlyViewed' is not supported. ..." when installed managed package has Apex trigger which


Last updated 2019-05-24 ·Reference W-2885465 ·Reported By 12 users

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Apex test which uses RecentlyViewed fails by "System.QueryException: sObject type 'RecentlyViewed' is not supported. ..." when installed managed package has Apex trigger which API version is less than 28

Create a managed package with the below components:

Trigger: Version 27.0 or below:
trigger W2878927Trigger on Account (after insert) {
List<Account> accts = [select id from account limit 10];

private class W2878927Test {
private static testmethod void doTest() {
Account acct = new Account(Name='TEST');
insert acct;

Install the managed package in any org and create a test class as:

public class W2878927
private static testMethod void test1() {

private static testMethod void test2()
List<RecentlyViewed> rvs=[select Id from RecentlyViewed where Type = 'User' order by LastViewedDate desc limit 10];

Do "Compile all classes" and then run the above test class.

You will see test2 method fails by the following error.
System.QueryException: sObject type 'RecentlyViewed' is not supported. If you are attempting to use a custom object, be sure to append the '__c' after the entity name. Please reference your WSDL or the describe call for the appropriate names.

Update the API version of Apex trigger in installed managed package to 28.0 or later to resolve the issue.

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