How to move your QuickBooks Company data file from QuickBooks online to QuickBooks Desktop:
QuickBooks Online is an ama software, especially when it comes to accessing company files online without any geographical restriction. It is packed with features and is preferred by most businesses. However, QuickBooks online might lack certain features that are available on QuickBooks desktop. This is why, when businesses grow or try to expand, they tend to switch to QuickBooks desktop. And this migration process demands the move QuickBooks Company file to QuickBooks online as well.
Thus, in this article, we are going to elaborate on the steps that can be performed in the migration of the company file from QuickBooks online to desktop. Thus, if you are seeking similar information, make sure to read the article till the end. If you are someone from a non-technical background or if you are skeptical about performing the steps manually, then feel free to reach out to our tech support professionals at+1(844)405-0907 and ask them to perform the required steps to migrate the file successfully.
Essential tips before moving ahead with the conversion
The process of converting the company file from QuickBooks online to the desktop can be a little tricky. However, there are certain pointers that need extra attention to avoid any kind of a further mess. Here is a list of essential points that you need to focus on before implementing the steps for migration or conversion.
Often users miss out to keep a check on their internet explorer version, which can create certain issues later, especially compatibility issues. Thus, it is suggested to perform the necessary steps and check the version of the internet explorer being used. Note that, the internet explorer should be windows version 10 or higher to perform the conversion smoothly. If not, then the user might need to perform the steps to upgrade to the latest version.
Another point that you can’t afford to miss out on is that the desktop software must be the 2004 edition or the later one in the case of windows. The reason behind this can be that conversion is only possible with 2004 and later versions.
Note that the QuickBooks desktop software should be compatible with internet explorer. And internet explorer should be 32-bit. This is because the 64-bit version tends to show up an error and hinders the process.
In case you are making use of Mac version of QuickBooks, then direct conversion is not possible. And also, the process for this conversion might be different from normal one.
Also, the user should have access to at least an invited accountant account if you are already a master or a company administrator, to avoid any kind of mess later.
The user might need an ActiveX to carry out the conversion. Thus, before performing the steps, make sure to get ActiveX.
Steps involved in transferring, migrating, or moving company file from QuickBooks Online to QuickBooks desktop
Now that the user is ready with to migrate the company file, he/she is required to perform the below steps to successfully move the company file from QuickBooks Online to QuickBooks desktop. Thus, make sure to implement the below-listed steps wisely:
Step 1: Setting up security settings in Internet explorer
The process starts with setting up the security settings in internet explorer or Microsoft Edge. The steps below are to be performed to carry out this process. Let us have a look:
The process starts with right-clicking the Internet Explorer icon on the Run as admin option.
Once done with that, the user is supposed to click.
The user is then required to go for the Tools icon
Followed by selecting the Internet options.
Once done with that, the user needs to go for the Security and trusted sites option.
Here, one must click on the Sites tab.
After that, in Add this website to the zone field, the user is supposed to enter: *.intuit.com and *.qbo.intuit.com
The next step is to uncheck the “Require server verification for all sites in this zone “.
And also, close the trusted sites window.
Later, go for the Apply option
After that uncheck Enable protected mode.
After that click on the Okay tab
And close and re-open Internet explorer to Disable the protected mode.
To end the process, one must leave internet explorer open.
Step 2: Setting up QuickBooks desktop for Export
The second step is to set up the QuickBooks desktop for export. This process involved the below sub-steps:
At first, the user is supposed to right-click the QuickBooks desktop icon
Once done with that go for the Run as admin tab
In case the user hasn’t downloaded the QuickBooks desktop already, then it is suggested to download the trial version.
Once done with that, the user is supposed to move to the File and then go for the Close company option.
After that leave the QuickBooks desktop open at the time of completing the rest of the steps.
This brings us to the end of the article, and we expect the reader to successfully move the company file from QuickBooks online to desktop making the best use of the steps listed above. On the contrary, if the user ends up in some or the other error or if the user gets stuck at any point in time, then contacting our tech personnel at +1(844)405-0907 is suggested. We are a team of certified QuickBooks professionals who work round the clock in providing the best support for QuickBooks-related issues. Thus, feel free to share your queries with our team and let them help you with the issue.
What may cause QuickBooks Error 6000, 82 or 6000, 106?
There are different 6000 series errors and error code -6000, -82 and -6000, -106 are among the rarest. But don’t worry, these are fixable and this article will explain all the possible solutions to get rid of these two codes. First, let’s learn about the most possible causes that may lead to this error.
To check the product detail tab, open the company file and press F2 key.
Now again confirm that the hosting is set to local files only.
If the problem persists, follow Step 4.
Point to Note: If you are trying to provide consistent access to company file to the users, then you shall leave the computer that is hosting multi-user access, and the users who set up the QuickBooks should be logged in. However, you are not required to open the QuickBooks.
Qbwin.Log: Lvl_error Error: Verify Online Account Information: Invalid Customer Id Number generally appears when you use or try to use an invalid Customer Id while setting up the account with online services such as Bank Feeds. The error is mostly triggered by the log files of QuickBooks. There are a few do-it-yourself methods to troubleshooting methods to fix it. The users who already have faced this issue, however, recommend that contacting an experience and reliable technical QuickBooks support team member is the best option.
Resolve your QuickBooks online services if, when rebuilding or verifying data, either of the process does not complete and the QBWIN.log shows:
“Error Description: LVL_ERROR–Error: Verify Online Account Information: Invalid Customer ID number–> Record = XXX.”
Types of Qbwin.Log: Lvl_error
log: Orphan payee found in Online cache
log: Verify Target: Invalid Open Balance
LVL_ERROR-Error: Verify item history Target quantity on order mismatch error
LVL_ERROR-Error: Verify Online Account Information: Invalid Customer ID number&> Record = XXX.
log: Verify list. Duplicate name encountered
LVL_SEVERE_ERROR-GetDecryptedCreditCardNumber Failed: The decryption has failed. CHECKPOINT: Failed to decrypt customer credit card number. Customer ID: nnnn.
log: LVL_ERROR-error: Verify Account List Item: View out of sequence
log: LVL_ERROR-Error: Verify Online Account Information: Invalid Customer ID number
Method 2: Verify the online bank information in QuickBooks and try to connect to your bank again
The method 2 can be followed if the desired results are not received from the Option-1. To start with the Method-2, verify your online bank details in the QuickBooks account. Connect with your bank to which this information is associated.
First of all, Go to ‘List menu‘ and choose ‘Chart of Accounts’.
As you encounter an error, right click on the ‘account‘ that is connected with your online QuickBooks services such as Banking.
After that Go to ‘Edit‘ option.
Move to Bank Feed settings. Ensure that the information of your setup ‘Customer ID‘ matches with the ‘Customer ID‘.
If this is also not matched with the Customer ID, then rectify the information by pressing ‘Save & Close‘ option.
One of the suspected causes of this error can be the extra space, special character, dash in the Customer ID field. If anything is there, we would suggest you to remove that quickly.
Every Customer ID or PIN Fields may have alphanumeric characters as per the policy of bank or financial institution. So, when you match your ID with the Customer ID field, then ensure to consider them. This is a sensitive case and thus should be kept in notice.
May be your account has locked if you have exceeded the number of login attempts unsuccessfully. If it has been locked out, then please connect with your bank to resolve this issue.
After this, jump to Bank Feed center in your QuickBooks account, and re-establish the connection under Sent items.
Method 3: Restore a backup
We always recommend you to keep a backup of your QuickBooks company file. A backup created recently may really come handy to restore your accounts. Open QuickBooks and then go to company file. If you have created a backup of your QB company file, proceed to use that to restore your accounts.
Open QuickBooks and then go to your Company File. If QBWin.log error persists, move to the next troubleshooting method.
You may require assistance to fix your company file with Auto Data Recovery. Please note that this tool is only available for QB Pro, Premier, and Enterprise for Windows. You can’t use this tool with Accountant Editions. You can learn more about our data recovery services here.
After performing the above-mentioned steps, you should get the desired result. However, if the problem/error still persists or your QuickBooks is not working properly, then you can contact our QuickBooks technical support team who will help you find out the exact reason for the error and will resolve the issue in the least possible time.
Our experts are available round the clock and are highly experienced. Just connect with us today 1-844-405-0907.
Send Invoices From QuickBooks To Gmail – An A To Z Guide
After QuickBooks Online teamed up with Google, it has been as simple as possible for you to invoice your clients from within your Gmail inbox. An add-on, QB invoicing for Gmail is entrenched within the inbox of your Gmail account and is simple to us. With this feature, you can now create invoices for your customers from the data available in your email.
After an invoice is created in Gmail, it will be synced to QuickBooks Online. Intuit has also launched an app called “QuickBooks invoicing for Gmail” to make the work of the business owners simpler. The app is highly recommended for small businesses.
You can easily add your logo to an invoice using both “Gmail and QuickBooks invoicing”.
Look at the top of the screen, and you will find your “Company logo” added there. It will automatically show on invoices. This can also be added in the app settings.
When you “Send an invoice” to a customer and that customer’s name already exists in your QuickBooks online support list, the invoice will be added to the account.
In case the name of the customer is not in the existing list then a new customer need to be added to the QB Online list so that you can search it later with the client name.
If the customer “Email address” is occupied from Gmail message, you can click the link to “Add a product” or “Services” or add a “New item” here.
This act will also set the due date for the invoice.
You can also “Create a message” for the invoice instead of the default one available for you to use.
Adding the Product services
If you type a name of a product or service line, a matching list will appear. This list automatically shows up from QuickBooks Online product and service list. If you find other names from matching list, you can easily add those product or services to your list.
Fees for QuickBooks Invoicing Subscription
This feature has no monthly subscription fee. However, a transaction fee will apply if your customers pay invoices online.
Bank & Credit Cards Fees: For Bank Transfers the cost will be $1.50/transaction and for Credit Cards, the cost is “2.9%+ 25 cents/transaction“.
In the rate field, you can find the options of Flat rate, By Hour, or By Quantity.
Buy Hour: If you select “by hour” option, you will be asked for the hours or quantity.
You can change or edit the Description and Price sections.
Taxable Switch: Taxable Switch determines when sales tax is to get applied to this product. In case the product is marked as a taxable item, it would show as being taxable here.
When you click Add button to include this to the invoice and return to the invoice, you can easily point out that the item and a sales tax line has been added.
If sales tax is default to your existing QuickBooks Online account settings, you can easily edit this setting.
The term field will have the following options:
In 7 days
30 days Custom due date
In case you choose Custom due date, you can put in a specific date.
We hope that this blog post furnishes you with all the information you require in regards to QuickBooks Invoicing for Gmail. If you have any more questions or queries related to this topic, you can call us at +1-844-405-0907. Our QuickBooks technical support department will be more happy to help you out in this.