Use “Required Fields” where needed, but don’t over do it. On certain objects, required fields may be necessary, such as Phone or Status fields. But if you make too many fields required, records may not be created or false data may be entered.
Talk with your users and make sure it’s necessary and in the best interest of the business to make a field required. When in doubt, do not make it required and wait for there to be a compelling reason to change the field to required.
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