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How To Record A Journal Entry In QuickBooks: A Complete Guide

There can be some situations when you process a transaction but that incorrect. In such situations, you have to make some changes in the original transaction once it gets recorded. This can easily be done because you just need to record a journal entry in QuickBooks and it is considered as an easy process in accounting terms.

With QuickBooks, you can record journal entries to adjust or make changes in the incorrect transactions and post entries that is not possible with other ways. This article will provide you a complete information about how to record a journal entry in QuickBooks. In case of any complexity or if you face any kind of issue during the process then you can contact us at our toll-free QuickBooks Payroll Support Phone Number +1888-382-9112.

What Is A Journal Entry?

A journal entry basically is a transaction entered or posted by you in the general ledger. The general ledger of a company is the main group of accounts which is being used for recording sheet and income statement transactions.

The journal entries in QuickBooks can be used to perform the following tasks:

  • It helps you to use debits and credits in a general journal or ledger to provide transactions as a traditional system of accounting.
  • Journal entries in QuickBooks allows you to transfer amount from on income or expense account to another.
  • With Journal Entries, you can transfer amounts from an asset, liability, or equity account to an income or expense account.
  • You can transfer amounts from one class to another.
  • You can enter miscellaneous transactions to finish year-end activities.

How To Create Journal Entry In QuickBooks

You should know about the account that receives the debit and credit side of transaction when you create journal. Intuit highly recommends you to contact your accounting advisor or QuickBooks Support to assist you while creating journal entries.

  • Open QuickBooks and from the main menu, go to Company > Make General Journal Entries
  • From the Make General Journal Entries window, change the Date if you want.
  • You will get the Entry No. If you don’t get any number then you need to enter a number for your journal entries and the number will get sorted by QuickBooks automatically.
  • Enter the General Journal Entry details.
    • Choose or enter the first account in your transaction. The very first account in General Journal transactions will be the AR or AP account. If not then it might be possible that you are using an A/R or A/P account.
    • Provide the debit or credit amount for your selected account.
    • You can also turn the amount billable to the customer by putting a checkmark on the Billable column if you have selected an Expense account with a customer job.
    • (Optional) Create a memo which describes the transaction. You will be shown the reports and it will contain the General Journal entry.
    • Select or provide the Customer, Vendor, Employee, or Other name regarding transaction. Doing this is important for those who use A/R or A/P accounts.
    • Set a class for the amount if you want.
    • Perform all the above steps for entering the distribution lines until the transaction shows up a zero balance. The sum in Debit section should be equal to the sum of Credit
  • Select Save & Close to save journal entry. You can also click on Save & New if you want to save the journal entry and create a new one.


  • To get the journal entry details in the Vendor or Customer Center, then you should mention the customer or vendor on the first section of the journal entry. However, multiple customers or vendors’ reports can be displayed on a single journal entry.
  • You will receive some additional functions in the Make General Journal Entries window and that depends on the QuickBooks version that you are using.
    • Premier: Debit and Credit Totals
    • Enterprise and Accountant: Debit and Credit Totals and List of Selected Journal Entries

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The steps provided in this article will surely be helpful for you in recording a journal entry in QuickBooks Desktop. Majority of general journal entries can easily be created by the steps mentioned above. If you wish to make a journal entry that can have an impact on a specific customer’s account receivable or vendor’s account payable then you should enter the customer or vendor on the first line of entry.

If you are facing any kind of issue during the process of creating or recording a journal entry in QuickBooks then you can contact us at our toll-free Intuit QuickBooks Support Phone Number +1888-382-9112 to get an instant solution for all your QB errors and issues.

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QuickBooks Unrecoverable Error

Owning a business and managing it can be very difficult for you but QuickBooks can make it easy for you. It is a versatile accounting solution program and it keeps your account updated. However, it has various error codes and issues as well that can create hindrance in your work. QuickBooks Unrecoverable Error is one such error which is considered as the most critical and serious issues in QuickBooks. It can be faced due to various reasons and there is particular scenario when you can get this error.

This article will provide you a complete information about resolving the QuickBooks Unrecoverable Error. You can also contact us at our toll-free QuickBooks Enterprise Support Phone Number +1888-382-9112 to get an instant solution for your issues.

We have mentioned some of the unrecoverable error codes that are commonly faced by the users. However, there can be other various errors as well and you can get other errors in multiple situations.

Common Unrecoverable error codes:

  • 00000 14775
  • 00000 15204
  • 00227 55008
  • 00551 46274
  • 02457 79428
  • 13730 84631
  • 13824 75582
  • 15563 13890
  • 19758 63847
  • 20103 33023
  • 20888 41171

The QuickBooks Unrecoverable Error can occur in various scenarios and some if them are as follow:

  • While opening or closing your QuickBooks company file.
  • Switching QuickBooks to multi-user mode.
  • While creating a backup of your QuickBooks company file
  • Creating or modifying a company file
  • Creating or modifying a portable file
  • Downloading a payroll update
  • Opening any window in QuickBooks
  • Resolving data damage by running Verify or Rebuild utility
  • Saving or modifying a transaction
  • Sending payroll via Direct Deposit
  • Using the Open Previous Company feature

Important: Before you start resolving the QuickBooks Unrecoverable Error, you need to keep following things in your mind:

  • Your QuickBooks Desktop should be updated to the latest release
  • Create a backup of your QuickBooks company file.
  • Click on Send on the error message that you get. This information can be helpful for you as it creates a patch update to improve QuickBooks.

How To Resolve QuickBooks Unrecoverable Error?

Solution 1: Identify how many users are affected

Note: If you don’t have any username to access a company file then you have to move onto the nest solution directly.

If you are using QuickBooks in multi-user mode, then it is important for you to know how many users are being affected with this unrecoverable error. If the issue is with a single user then the user might be damaged and in such situations you will have to recreate the damaged users. To do so, you can follow the below-mentioned steps:

If a regular user is damaged

  • From the Company menu, go to Set Up Users and Passwords > Set Up Users.
  • For QuickBooks Enterprise users, go to Company > Users > Set Up Users and Rules.
  • Select Add User and then provide correct user credentials if required.
  • Click on Next.

Note: Don’t use the damaged username.

  • Make modifications in the user as required and the click on Finish.
  • From the main menu, go to File > Close Company/Logoff.
  • By using a new user credentials, try to log into the company file.

If the Admin user is damaged

Download and use the QuickBooks File Doctor Tool for resolving the issues.

Solution 2: Suppress Your QuickBooks Desktop

  • Open QuickBooks from Desktop.
    • Navigate to your desktop and While holding the CTRL key, double-click on your QB icon.
    • Hold down the Ctrl key until the No Company Open screen shows up.
  • Suppress the Desktop while opening a Company File.
    • From the No Company Open window, select a company file that you want to open.
    • Press and hold the ALT key from your keyboard while clicking on Open.
    • Enter the login ID and Password in case if you are asked to enter to open the company file.

Important: Don’t release the ALT if you are not asked to enter your username and password.

  • While still pressing the Alt key, click on OK and release the key once the file gets opened completely.

Note: A black screen will appear on your screen and if QuickBooks menu are getting highlighted by hovering your pointer over it then it means your company file is properly opened.

Solution 3: Open A Sample Company File

  • By opening a sample company file, you will be able to know whether the issue is occurring due to a particular company file or the problem is with QuickBooks software.
  • If you are able to open a sample company file then it means your company file or the company file location is damaged. You can change the location of your company file and then try to open it.
  • If you still get the same error, then try to restore a recently created backup or use ADR to restore your file. If restoring backup file didn’t helped you in resolving, then you can use the QuickBooks File Doctor Tool to resolve data damage issues.

If you get the same error code while opening a sample company file, then you directly need to go to the solution 4.

How to open a sample file?

  • Open QuickBooks and from the No Company Open window, click on Open a sample file.
  • Choose a template for the sample file and then click on Open.

How to copy the company file to a different location?

Changing the location of your company file and opening it will make it clear whether your company file is damaged or the location where your company file was saved is damaged. If the error still occurs even after changing the location, it means that your company file is damaged or your entire QuickBooks software is damaged.

  • On the desktop of your system, create a new folder and name it QBTEST.
  • Now, go to the folder that currently contains your QuickBooks company file.
  • Locate and right-click on the company file and select Copy from the list.
  • Go to the newly created folder and paste the company file there.
  • Open QuickBooks and try to access the company file.

Solution 4: Run Reboot.bat

Run the reboot.bat file to re-register QuickBooks related files such as .DLL and .OCX files. Running this file can be helpful for you if you are facing the error due to some missing QuickBooks related files.

Solution 5: Troubleshoot the QuickBooks Desktop Application

  • Repair QuickBooks Desktop installation.
    • Open the Control Panel and from go to the Programs and Features
    • Locate QuickBooks from the installed program list and then click on Uninstall.
    • From the installation wizard, click on Repair.
    • Complete the process.
  • Download and install QuickBooks Install Diagnostic Tool to resolve installation related issues.
  • Reinstall the QuickBooks software using clean install.
  • Repair the Microsoft components:
    • Repair or reinstall Microsoft .NET Framework
    • Repair Microsoft MSXML
    • Uninstall or reinstall Microsoft Visual C++

Solution 6: Create A New Windows Administrator

For Windows 10 users

  • From the Start menu of QuickBooks, go to Settings > Accounts
  • Select Add someone else to this PC from the Other Users section and then click on I don’t have this person’s sign-in information.
  • Now, select Add a user without a Microsoft account and enter a name to the new account.
  • Click on Finish.
  • Choose the account you just created and then click on Account Type drop-down.
  • Choose Administrator for account type and then click on OK.

For Windows 8.1 Users

  • Open the Control Panel and go to User Accounts
  • Go to User Accounts and then go to Manage another account > Other accounts > Add an account.
  • Select the Sign in without a Microsoft account (not recommended)
  • Click on Local account and assign username, password and password hint for the user. (The password should be strong)
  • Click on Next.
  • The Manage Other Account window will open again. Select Administrator option from the available options and then click on Edit
  • Click on OK to make changes.

For Windows 8 and 7 Users

Select Administrator and then click on Create Account.

Windows Servers

Windows Server 2012

Managing servers is a bit complex process and even a small mistake can lead to an error that’s why we recommend you contact your IT professional help you out.

  • Open the Server Manager and then go to the Tools.
  • Click on the Computer Management option and then expand the Local Users and Groups
  • Select the Groups and then double-click on the Administrator Groups to open the Administrator Properties
  • Click on Add.
  • Provide the details for the account that you want to add and then click on Add.

Windows Small Business Server 2011 and 2008/R2

  • Run the Windows SBS (2011/2008)
  • Select the Users and Groups and then go to the Users.
  • Run the Add a New User Account wizard by clicking on Add a new user account
  • Enter the details and then select Administrator role for the new user.
  • Assign a strong password for the user and then click on Add user.
  • Follow all the prompts and then select Finish.

Technical Support For QuickBooks Unrecoverable Error

Following the steps mentioned in this article will surely help you to resolve the QuickBooks Unrecoverable Error and you should now be able to use QuickBooks. As experts have already said that the error is one of the most critical error in QuickBooks and it can be really tough to resolve it. If you are not able to troubleshoot the issue then you can contact us at our toll-free QuickBooks Support Phone Number +1888-382-9112 and get your issues resolved.

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QuickBooks Error -6073, -99001: QuickBooks Is Unable To Open This Company File

QuickBooks Desktop has so many features that makes accounting ease. However, at the same time it have various error codes and issues as well that can hinder your work flow easily. There are multiple categories and error series such as QuickBooks 6000 error series, QuickBooks 15000 error series etc. QuickBooks Error -6073, -99001 is one such error which is a company file error. This error restricts you from opening the company file and it comes up with the following error message:

QuickBooks is unable to open this company file. It may have been opened by another user…

If you are also getting the QuickBooks Error Code 6073, 99001 while trying to open the company file then this article can be very helpful for you as we will be providing you the solution for this error. You can also contact us at our QuickBooks Customer Service Phone Number +1888-382-9112 to get an instant solution for your issues.

What Causes The Error Code 6073, 99001?

The error code 6073, 99001 can be caused due to the following reasons:

  • The company file you are trying to open is already opened on another system in Single-User mode.
  • The company file you are trying to open is located in a read-only network folder.
  • The company files are already hosted on a Linux server and multiple users are signed in to the shared folder.
  • The file you are opening is already being used on a remote software but the hosting system sees that the user is still logged in.
  • Damaged QuickBooks company file.

How To Resolve QuickBooks Error 6073, 99001?

Step 1: Use The QuickBooks File Doctor

Download and run the QuickBooks File Doctor tool to resolve basic QuickBooks data damages.

  • Run the tool and from the first window, choose your QuickBooks company file from the drop-down list. To locate your file, you can also click on Browse.
  • Decide what you want to scan:
    • If you see a specific Error 6000 (-6073, 99001, -6000 -82, -6000 -305, -6000 -301, -6147, or -6130), Click on Check your file and network and then click on Continue. The scan will start and it may take some time depending on your file size.
  • Click on Workstation if your system is connected to a network but your company files. If your are asked to share your company file, click on No.
  • Click on Server if your system is hosting your QuickBooks company file. You need to choose this option only if you use QuickBooks in single user mode. If you are asked to share your company file, click on Yes.

Once the scan finishes run QuickBooks and then your company file. If the issue is still around, go to the next solution.

Solution 2: Manually Resolve The Error -6073, -99001

If the company file is open in Single User mode in another workstation

  • Close QuickBooks in all the connected systems.
  • Open your QuickBooks company file on the Host
  • From the File menu of QuickBooks, click on Switch to Multi-user mode.
  • If the error is still occurring, restart all the connected workstations.

If the company file is open in Single User mode on the Host computer.

  • From the File menu of QuickBooks, click on Close Company.
  • Try to open the QuickBooks company file again by going into File > Open or Restore Company>Select Open a company file
  • Click on Next and then select your company file.
  • Click on Open file in multi-user mode and then Open.

If your company file is located in a read-only network folder

  • Open your hosting system and then go to the folder where your QuickBooks Company Files are stored.
  • Right-click on the folder and click on Properties from the drop-down list.
  • Navigate to the Security tab and choose the user that is having log in issues.
  • Click on Edit option and then mark the Allow to provide Full control.
  • Click on Apply, then OK.

If the computer is being accessed remotely via LogMeIn, GoToMyPC, etc.

  • Open the Task Manager by pressing CTRL + SHIFT + ESC
  • From the Processes tab,locate the processes related to the user in which the issue is occurring.
  • Now, restart your system.

Resolve QuickBooks Company File Errors

The provided steps should allow you to resolve the QuickBooks Error -6073, 99001 and then you should be able to open your QuickBooks company file. In case if you couldn’t resolve the error by the provided steps or you are having some issues while performing the solutions then you can contact us at our toll-free QuickBooks Support Phone Number +1888-382-9112 and get instant solution for all your QuickBooks errors and issues from our experts.

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How To Transfer Customer Credit From One Job To Another?

In the recent versions of QuickBooks like QuickBooks 2019 and 2020, there are so many newly added features that were not available in the earlier versions. Now, you can transfer customer credit from one job to another with some simple clicks.

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If you don’t know how to Transfer Customer Credit From One Job To Another then we are here to make things easier for you as we will be providing you the complete procedure to do so. Not only this, we will also provide you the manual steps that you need to perform in the 2018 and earlier versions. If you want any kind of help during the process, then you can contact us at our toll-free QuickBooks Payroll Support Phone Number +1888-382-9112.

Note: To complete this action successfully, you are required have access to the Chart of Accounts.

  • Open the invoice in which you will be transferring the credit.
  • Tap on Apply Credits and you will be displayed the credits from another customer job in the available credits.
  • Click on the existing credit and select Done.
  • To complete the transfer, click on Yes on the Confirm Transfer window.

Before starting the transferring the credit, let us make it clear to you that this process can’t be reversed and it can’t undone. It is better to consult your accountant before doing.

While doing this action, you will be displayed 2 General Journal Entries created by QuickBooks to transfer these credits to other customer. Memo of these journal entries will display “Transfer of Credits for….” And it will make understanding the things easier for you. Additionally, if the credit feature is being used by you for the first time then QuickBooks will create an Other Current Assets clearing account for moving the credits. You will see that the credit is only used to transfer credits.

How To Manually Transfer Customer Credit?

For QuickBooks 2018 or earlier version and QuickBooks Accountants edition, transferring credits from one customer job to another is not available but you can do it manually. You need to follow the below-mentioned steps in order to do so:

Step 1: Set Up A Clearing Account.

  • From List menu, go to the Chart of Accounts
  • Right-click anywhere in the window and New.
  • In the Add New Account section, click on the Bank
    • You can pay into a bank account via Receive Payments or Make Deposits
    • You can pay without the bank account by using Write Checks or Pay Bills.
    • The bank account will display on the balance sheet and cash flow statements to balances and changes in the balances.
    • To allocate expenses to overhead or class using a zero check then you have to use a bank account as your Clearing account.
  • Tap on Continue.
  • Enter Clearing Account, Barter Account or Wash Account in Account Name
  • Don’t enter an Opening balance.
  • Click on Save and Close.

Step 2: Create A Journal Entry To Move The Credit From The Customer:job To The Wash Or Clearing Account.

  • Click on then Company menu and then click on Make General Journal Entries.
  • Debit the Accounts Receivable with the amount that you will be transferring.
  • Select the Customer:job in the Name It should be same customer job to which you will be transferring the credit.
  • In the second line, credit the Clearing Account.

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  • Click on Save and then Close.

Step 3: Link The Payment Or Credit To The Journal Entry

  • From the main menu of QuickBooks, click on Customers menu and then select Customer Center
  • Choose the customer from which you will be transferring the credit and then open the Transactions of that customer.

If you are linking a payment:

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  • From the transactions list, double-tap on the payment.
  • Check the journal entry box and then click on Save & Close.

If you are linking a credit:

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  • From the transaction list, double-tap on the credit memo.
  • Select Use credit to apply to invoice
  • Check the journal entry box and then click on Done.
  • Click on Save & Close.

Step 4: Create A Journal Entry To Move The Credit From The Clearing Account To Another Customer:job.

  • From the main menu of QuickBooks, go to Company and then select Make General Journal Entries.
  • Enter the amount that you want to transfer to credit the Account Receivable.
  • In the Name field, provide the Customer:job to which you are transferring the credit.
  • In the second line, debit the Clearing Account.

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  • Click on Save & Close.

Step 5: Apply The Credit To The Unpaid Invoice.

  • From the main menu of QuickBooks, go to Customers and then select Receive Payments.
  • Choose the Customer:job to which you want to transfer the credit.
  • Select the associated invoice and then select Discounts & Credits.
  • Open the Credits tab and then select the credit(s) that you want to apply.
  • Click on Done.

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  • Click on Save & Close.

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This article should be helpful for you in transferring customer credit from on customer job to another customer. It can be done easily by anyone but as we have already said that this action can’t be undone in any case so you have to be more careful before you do this. However, if you are facing any kind of issue during the process then you can contact us at our toll-free QuickBooks Support Phone Number +1888-382-9112 to get an instant support for QuickBooks issues.

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What Are The Features In QuickBooks Single-User And Multi-User Mode: Complete Guide

QuickBooks is powerful accounting software that comes with such features that allows you to manage your accounts with ease. The best thing about this software is the compatibility that users get with it. It can be used by all the size and nature of business as it suits each and every business type.

This article will tell you about the different modes of QuickBooks in which is can be used as per the user requirement. You can perform a single task in multiple ways and this is what it makes the best. You can get more information about the QuickBooks software by dialing QuickBooks Customer Service Phone Number +1888-382-9112.

There are two ways through which you can access your QuickBooks company file, single-user mode and multi-user mode. In single-user mode, only one user can access and work n a company file but in the multi-user mode, more than one user can access and work on a single company file. Basically, the number of users who can work on a company file depends on the number of user license that you have. If you want to know more about the multi-user mode, you can contact us at our QuickBooks Enterprise Support Number +1888-382-9112 toll-free.

Difference Between The Features of Single And Multi-User Mode

In this section of the article, we have provided the complete information about the features that comes with both single-user and multi-user mode. You can go through the following table that are available and unavailable in both single-user and mode-user mode. This can be helpful for you in selecting the best version for your business.

Company File Operations

Tasks/Features Single-user mode Multi-user mode
Create Local Backup Yes Yes
Set up/Activate Online Backup Yes Yes
Create Portable Company File Yes No
Convert Company File Yes Yes
Repair File and Network Problems Yes Yes
Stop Hosting Multi-user Access Yes Yes
Disable QuickBooks Manager No Yes
Verify Data Yes Yes*
Rebuild Data Yes No
Condense Data (US only) Yes No
Update Web Services Yes Yes
Copy company file for QuickBooks Online Yes No

Note: When you use the verify and rebuild data utility in multi-user mode but at time the other connected users won’t be able to work on the company files.

Managing Lists

Tasks/Features Single-user mode Multi-user mode
Chart of Accounts Yes Yes/No*
Items list Yes Yes/No*
Other Names list Yes Yes
Customer & Vendor Type list Yes Yes
Price Levels/Price Rules Yes Yes
Templates Yes Yes
To Do Yes Yes
Add/Edit Multiple List Entries Yes Yes

You can’t merge data in multi-user mode while adding, editing or removing the list data.

Importing/Exporting data

Tasks/Features Single-user mode Multi-user mode
Import Excel Files Yes Yes
Advanced Import Yes No
Import IIF Yes Yes*
Import WebConnect Files Yes Yes
Import Timer Activities Yes No
Import General Journal Entries Yes Yes
Export Lists to IIF Files Yes No
Export Addresses to Text File Yes Yes
Export Timer Lists Yes No

You can import the IIF files in QuickBooks Pro/Premier/Enterprise 2019.

Business Process/workflow

Tasks/Features Single-user mode Multi-user mode
Custom reporting Yes Yes
Set Closing Date Yes No
Set up Budget Yes Yes
Set up Forecast Yes Yes
Cash Flow Projector Yes Yes
Use Business Plan Tool Yes Yes
Manage Fixed Assets (US only) Yes No
Enter Vehicle Mileage Yes Yes
Prepare Letters with Envelopes Yes Yes
Enter customer transactions Yes Yes
Enter Statement Charges Yes Yes
Create Statements Yes Yes
Assess Finance Charges Yes No*
Enter Time Yes Yes
Income Tracker Yes Yes
Lead Center Yes Yes
Change Item price Yes Yes
Vendor Center Yes Yes
Enter vendor transactions Yes Yes
1099 Wizard (US only) Yes No
1099 Report (US only) Yes Yes
Create Checks/Checks Yes Yes
Order Checks/Checks Yes Yes
Reconciliation Yes Yes
Set up Bank Feeds Yes Yes
Change Bank Feeds mode (US only) Yes No
Reports center Yes Yes
Memorized reports Yes Yes
Scheduled reports Yes No
Commented reports Yes Yes
Advanced reporting (US only) No Yes
Process multiple reports Yes Yes
QuickBooks Statement Writer Yes Yes
Combined Reports Yes Yes

Finance changes can’t be set up in multi-user mode for the first time.

Accountant-related tasks

Tasks/Features Single-user mode Multi-user mode
Create Accountant’s Copy Yes No
Save Accountant’s Copy Yes No
Send Accountant’s Copy to accountants Yes No
Send Company file, create portable file Yes No
Accounting Tools Yes Yes
Batch Delete/Void Transactions Yes No
Batch Enter Transactions Yes Yes

Employee and payroll activities

Tasks/Features Single-user mode Multi-user mode
Employee Center Yes Yes
Payroll Setup (Manual Payroll) Yes No
Pay with Direct Deposit (US only) Yes Yes


Tasks/Features Single-user mode Multi-user mode
Accounting Yes Yes/No*
Bills Yes Yes/No*
Calendar Yes Yes/No*
Checking/Checking Yes Yes/No*
Desktop View Yes Yes/No*
Finance Charge Yes Yes/No*
General Yes Yes/No*
Integrated Applications Yes Yes/No*
Items & Inventory Yes Yes/No*
Jobs & Estimates Yes Yes/No*
Multiple Currencies Yes Yes/No*
Payments Yes Yes/No*
Payroll & Expenses Yes Yes/No*
Reminders Yes Yes/No*
Reports & Graphs Yes Yes/No*
Sales & Customers Yes Yes/No*
Sales Tax Yes Yes/No*
Search Yes Yes/No*
Send Forms Yes Yes/No*
Service Connection Yes Yes/No*
Spelling Yes Yes/No*
Tax: 1099 (US only) Yes Yes/No*
Time & Expenses Yes Yes/No*

You can make changes in the My Preferences tab while being in the Multi-User mode but can’t make changes in the Company Preferences.

Print/Email Tasks

Tasks/Features Single-user mode Multi-user mode
Printer Setup Yes Yes
Print forms Yes Yes
Send forms Yes Yes
Shipping Label (US only) Yes Yes


Tasks/Features Single-user mode Multi-user mode
Synchronize contacts Yes Yes
Set up QuickBooks ODBC Yes Yes
Use Register Yes Yes
Use Calculator Yes Yes
Find Yes Yes
Search Yes Yes
Customize Favorites Yes Yes
Bulk enter company business details Yes Yes
Reminders Yes Yes
Alerts Manager Yes Yes
QuickBooks Messenger Yes Yes

How To Switch Between Single User Mode And Multi-User Mode?

When you purchase QuickBooks for your business, it is all your option to choose any mode of QuickBooks. QuickBooks also provide you the compatibility of switching single-user mode to multi-user mode or vice-a-versa at any point of time. You can easily switch between modes as it is not that complex process to perform. However, if you don’t know how to do it then you can follow the below-mentioned steps:

  • Run QuickBooks and click on the File menu
  • From the available options, select Switch To Single-user Mode/Switch To Multi-user Mode.

Note: When you switch to the multi-user mode, some of the important processes like Payroll and Bank Feeds will get blocked automatically because these functions can only be used while being in the single-user mode.

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This article should make things clear about the features of different modes of QuickBooks. By looking at the features available in both the modes you will be more clear about which version you should be using for your business. However, it is important to tell you that using QuickBooks in multi-user mode is a bit complex because there are multiple users connected with one system and even a small mistake can create issues for all the users. Well, you still don’t have to worry about these features because we at, are always available to provide you the solution for all your QuickBooks Errors and issues. You just need to dial our QuickBooks Support Phone Number +1888-382-9112 toll-free and you will be connected to our ProAdvisor who will provide you the best solution for your issues.

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How To Fix QuickBooks Error 185

QuickBooks is known for its best accounting services in the world. Not only small industries but also medium and large-sized industries trust QuickBooks to manage their accounting and financial transactions. We all know that nothing is perfect, so if you are a QuickBooks user then you may be stuck with different errors while using QuickBooks software. Today, we will discuss how to fix QuickBooks Error code 185. QuickBooks Error 185 is the type of banking error that means this error code will appear on the QuickBooks screen while doing banking transactions.

If you stuck with QuickBooks Error Code 185 then take help from our QuickBooks Tech Support team as soon as possible because error code 185 won’t allow you to make payments through your bank.

Main Causes Of QuickBooks Error Code 185

QB Error 185 may come up due to the following causes shared below:

  • Poor Internet Connection
  • Wireless network device is not present
  • More than 3 programs are running at the same time
  • Firewall is not permitting QuickBooks to land on the Banking site

Steps To Fix QuickBooks Banking Error 185

Step 1: Verify Your Ownership With Your Bank

  • Open official website of your bank and login to your account
  • Choose all positive instructions to open the QuickBooks linked account
  • Make sure you have done identity verification. If not, then do it immediately
  • In QuickBooks program, navigate to the Transactions
  • Choose Banking and click on the account in which you are getting the error code 185
  • If you see Update option, Click on it
  • Select Take action after the update finishes and answer the security questions
  • Choose Submit

Step 2:  Use Repair Tool

  • Open repair smart PC fixer In your system
  • Choose Scan & clean
  • Start the scan process
  • Let the process finish then choose to Fix All option to fix the errors

Step 3: Fix It Manually

  • Go to the C:\ Drive and do right-click on it
  • Choose Disk Cleanup from the list
  • Mark the appropriate options and click on proceed
  • Wait for the process to finish, Click on the Final option ‘OK’

I hope you will be able to fix QuickBooks Banking Error 185 after reading this article. You can connect with experts by dialling our toll-free QuickBooks Support Phone Number +1888-382-9112 and take the further assistance from our QuickBooks Experts.

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How To Resolve QuickBooks Won’t Open Company File Issue?

QuickBooks is a well-known accounting software that provides a one-stop solution for all the accounting and financial activities of small and medium-size business organizations. Being a technical product, errors are inevitable. Sometimes you may find it difficult to open QuickBooks Desktop application or any specific company file. If you are looking for its solution then you have come to the right place. Here in this article we are going to discuss the resolution of the issues with QuickBooks Desktop or your Company File. If you require any information related to it then you can contact QuickBooks Support Phone Number +1888-382-9112 to talk to our experts.

Remember Before You Start Troubleshooting

There are few things that you need to check before you take any step in troubleshooting the issue:

  • Verify whether the issue is with the company file or QuickBooks application.
  • Check if your QuickBooks application is updated to its latest release or not. If it not updated then Update QuickBooks.
  • Make sure that only one computer is hosting your company file. Except for Server computer, turn off hosting from all other systems.
  • Ensure that your QuickBooks application is neither damaged nor corrupted.

How To Fix Issue In Opening QuickBooks Desktop or your Company File?

You have to perform the below-mentioned solutions in order to fix issues that occur in opening of QuickBooks application or your company file:

Solution 1: Open the QuickBooks Company File directly from QuickBooks Desktop

If it is determined that the issue is with only one company file and not with the QuickBooks application then you can move the company file to the desktop to sort out any folder permission issue:

  • Open QuickBooks File menu and then choose Open or Restore
  • Click the correct radio button to choose the correct company file.
  • Search the location of the file.
  • Choose the file and click Open.

 Solution 2: Prevent QuickBooks Desktop Windows From Automatically Opening

Disable QuickBooks Windows from automatically opening by following the below steps:

  • Choose Company file in the No Company Open window
  • Press and hold Alt Key in the keyboard and click Open. If QuickBooks login window appears then keep holding the Alt Key and then enter login credential and click OK.

When the company file open without any issue then follow the below steps:

  • Choose the Edit menu and then click on Preferences tab
  • Select Desktop View and click Don’t save the desktop.
  • Click Ok.

Solution 3: Rename the .TLG and .ND Extensions On Your QuickBooks Company Files

If the .TLG and .ND Extensions on your QuickBooks Company files are damaged then you can rename them to fix the issue. Follow the below steps to rename it.

  • Open the QuickBooks Company file folder.
  • Now right-click the transaction log file and rename it to [company file name]qbw.TLG. Same way follow the same process in order to rename the .ND file.
  • When you will open the company file then the QuickBooks will automatically create a new .TLG and .ND files.

Solution 4: Copy The QuickBooks Company File To A New Location

  • First of all, create a new folder in your C: drive of computer.
  • Now open the folder where the company file is saved.
  • Press and hold the Ctrl key and then choose the company file (.qbw) and the corresponding.TLG of your company file.
  • Copy the files.
  • Paste the files in the new folder. If you cannot paste the file to the new location and the file is networked, someone else may be using the file. Ask this user to log out of the file and attempt to copy the file again.

Solution 5: Check the Properties and File Extension

  • Open the folder that has the company file.
  • Now Right-click on the company file and choose Properties.
  • Ensure that Type of File is QuickBooks Company file and the File is of minimum 7MB.
  • Click Advanced and verify that boxes for Compress and Encrypt attributes are unmarked.
  • Click OK

Solution 6: Rename the QuickBooks Company File

  • Open the folder where the company file is kept.
  • Right-click the file and click Rename.
  • Modify the file name in not more than 3 letters. Keep the original file extension i.e. (.qbw, .qbb, etc)
  • Rename the.TLG file if it is available.

Solution 7: Troubleshoot the QuickBooks Desktop Program Installation

Try to move your QuickBooks application to a new system and open it. If the company file open here then there is an issue with the first computer with QuickBooks or the computer itself. Follow the below steps to resolve it:

  • Run the QBInstall Tool.
  • Repair the QuickBooks installation Of QuickBooks.
  • Reinstall using a clean installation of QuickBooks.

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Now you can easily fix the opening issue with QuickBooks or the company file. For assistance related to the above steps, you can contact QuickBooks Tech Support Phone Number +1888-382-9112 to talk to experts who are certified and experienced to resolve any type of QuickBooks issue in quick time. Our QuickBooks Customer Support Service helpline is open round the clock to assist you for QuickBooks related issues.

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How To Fix QuickBooks Update Error 15215

One of the famous accounting software in the world is QuickBooks. One can easily manage its accounting task with the help of QuickBooks. But software faces some issues while in operation and also every software needs to be updated for the better use. Today, we will discuss QuickBooks Error 15215.

QuickBooks Error 15215


QuickBooks Error 15215 is an update error, which means error code 15215 will appear on your screen while updating your QuickBooks Desktop. That is why it belongs to the family of QuickBooks Update Errors. Below we have shared the error code format so that you can identify it when you are in the same situation:

Maintenance Release Update Error 15215: QuickBooks could not verify the digital signature for the update file.

The Update is necessary because it is released by Intuit. And in this update process, you may fall into some errors that restrict you from updating the software successfully. It is advised by QuickBooks Experts that you should read this full article if you want to know, How to fix QuickBooks Error 15215. You can also get in touch with the technicians available at QuickBooks Tech Support Phone Number 1888-382-9112.

How To Fix QuickBooks Error 15215

Below are the three solutions, you can try each of them and fix your QuickBooks Error 15215.

Solution 1: Install The Digital Signature Certificate

If you have missing digital signature certificates then you have to install the digital signature certificate. This will allow you to download the updates successfully. Follow the steps below:

  • Go to C:/Drive > Program Files > Intuit > QuickBooks
  • Search for exe file and open it details
  • Now select View Certificate
  • Choose Install Certificate and follow the on-screen instructions
  • Click on Finish button and restart your system
  • Try to download the QuickBooks updates now

Solution 2: Issue With Internet Explorer Settings

You have to check for your internet explorer settings also, sometimes QuickBooks Error Code 15215 appears due to inappropriate internet settings. Follow the below steps to check the settings:

  • Run Internet Explorer > Go to com > File menu
  • From the drop-down list, Click on Properties
  • Look for Connection option & check for the number located at the left of the bit encryption
  • If you the number below 128 then your internet explorer is facing some issues

Note: It is advised by us to update your internet explorer or reinstall it.

Now go ahead and change the settings of your Internet Explorer

  • Run Internet Explorer and go to the Gear icon
  • Search for the Internet Options
  • Click on the Connection tab and choose LAN Settings
  • Select the Automatically Detect Settings box and de-select the Proxy Servers options
  • Save the changes and navigate to the Advanced Tab
  • Select the SSL 2.0 & SSL 3.0 options and verify the publisher’s certificate option
  • Look at the bottom in the Advanced Tab and de-select the TLS 1.2 box

Solution 3: Configure The Firewall Settings

The firewall settings may be creating issues while downloading the QuickBooks updates. You can configure the firewall settings of your system by following the steps mentioned below:

  • Go to the Control Panel
  • Look for System and Security option and select Windows Firewall
  • Highlight the Inbound Rules in the Advanced Settings
  • Do right click on Inbound Rules and choose New Rule from the list
  • In the field, type Port
  • Choose TCP from the first set of radio buttons. You have to switch the second radio button to specific local ports. Add the following ports mentioned below:
    • QuickBooks Desktop 2018: 8019, 56728, 55378-55382
    • QuickBooks Desktop 2017: 8019, 56727, 55373-55377
    • QuickBooks Desktop 2016: 8019, 56726, 55368-55372
    • QuickBooks Desktop 2015: 8019, 56725, 55363-55367
  • Follow the proper order and choose Next
  • Select Allow the Connection option and click on Next
  • Select the Network type
  • Mention the specific name to that rule and click on Finish
  • Follow the same steps for the Outbound Rules

Technical Support For QuickBooks Error 15215

Follow the above-mentioned steps properly to fix QuickBooks Error 15215 manually. If you don’t have enough time then you can call on QuickBooks Support Phone Number 1888-382-9112 and take help from our certified QuickBooks Technicians.

For payroll related issues you can get in touch with the QuickBooks payroll experts by dialing QuickBooks Payroll Support Phone Number 1888-382-9112. Our payroll experts are working 24×7 to help QuickBooks users.

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QuickBooks Error 15222

Many small and medium businesses manage their accounting transactions daily. They have to create reports, they have to do payroll, tracking of inventories and many other tasks which should be done daily. These all entries are recorded with the help of only trusted software which is QuickBooks. QuickBooks is the leading accounting software in this era. Many accountants love this software because of its efficiency and capability. But we have to accept the sad truth also that software does face technical errors. And today we will talk about QuickBooks Error 15222.

QuickBooks Error 15222

QuickBooks Error 15222 is similar to the Error code 15221 which is a type of update error. You will see this error on your screen while downloading the update for your payroll or while updating the QuickBooks software. You can solve it easily by following the steps mentioned below but instead of directly jumping to the solutions first we have to understand the causes of QuickBooks Error 15222.

Reasons Behind QuickBooks Error 15222

  • Attack of Virus or malware program on your system and it is restricting QuickBooks to run properly
  • Outdated Digital Signature Certificate
  • Inappropriate settings of Internet Explorer (Default Browser)

How to Fix QuickBooks Error 15222

There are many easy ways to fix QuickBooks Error 15222. You can follow the given steps for the accurate fix or if you want immediate solution then you should speak with QuickBooks Support team now.

Method 1: If you are using an Anti-virus or Anti-malware software then follow the below guidelines:

Navigate to the settings and update the given programs

  • exe and qbupdate.exe processes
  • Domains =,,

Method 2: Update/Install Digital Signature Certificate

  • Close your QuickBooks software
  • Navigate to C:\Program Files\Intuit\QuickBooks
  • Look for QBW32.exe file and go to the properties of this file
  • Go to Digital Signatures tab and explore the signature list
  • Intuit column should be selected
  • Click on Details and select View Certificate
  • You can install the certificate
  • Select Next
  • Restart your computer
  • Run your QuickBooks software and try to download the updates now

Method 3: Make Sure That Internet Connection Settings

  • Make Internet Explorer as your default browser
  • If needed then verify the time zone and date of your system
    • Go to the display settings
    • Modify the date and time as per your needs

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Why Speak To QuickBooks Support Team

Above steps are tested by QuickBooks experts and if you are following them correctly then you are able to fix QuickBooks Error 15222 manually. But we recommend you to speak to the QuickBooks Support team in case you are facing any difficulty in resolving the QuickBooks Error 15222. You can dial QuickBooks Payroll Tech Support Number 1888-382-9112 if you want to avoid any data loss or components loss. You will be connected to our technical support team within 20 seconds. So solve your QuickBooks errors under the guidance of experienced QuickBooks technicians.

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QuickBooks Error 15221

QuickBooks is accounting software which is developed by Intuit. QuickBooks provides you many features and you can also integrate payroll service within the software. Right now every QuickBooks user is trying to update their software to the latest edition which is 2019. Intuit has decided to discontinue 2016 QuickBooks versions after 31st May 2019 and with this, they are also introduced their upgraded versions in the market.  Many users are trying to update their QuickBooks 2016 version and getting an error code on their screen “QuickBooks Error 15221”. The Error Code 15221 appears when a user tries to update their software or download payroll updates. Sometimes a user didn’t face any issue in updating the software but sometimes due to the absence of components this error code appears.

If you see QuickBooks Error 15221 on your screen then you have two options either you can call QuickBooks Upgrade Support 2019 or you can read this full article for the steps to fix QuickBooks Error 15221 by your own.

Causes of QuickBooks Error 15221

  • Internet Explorer (IE) settings not configured properly
  • The Digital certificate is not verified with the QuickBooks
  • Antivirus or Malware attack on the QuickBooks
  • QuickBooks company files got damaged
  • Corruption in QuickBooks Data

Steps To Fix QuickBooks Error 15221

If you are trying to update your QuickBooks desktop or you are downloading the payroll updates and suddenly stuck in the process that means you are facing the QuickBooks Error 15221. And there is the one possible reason out of the five reasons mentioned above that is causing QuickBooks Error 15221 to appear. There are three ways to fix this problem. We advised you to follow them carefully:

Solution 01: Perform A Clean Install

Intuit always suggests that every user must purchase the software from the official website and you should follow the proper steps to install the QuickBooks software. But if you are facing QuickBooks Error 15221 then the first step you should do is to uninstall the QuickBooks software. Rename the files that are left in the system and finally, you have to install the QuickBooks Software properly.

Solution 02: Manage The Internet Explorer Settings

  • Run Internet Explorer and go to the settings options
  • Select security and choose Trusted Sites
  • Now type the following sites in the black field
  • Take the exit from the window
  • Select Apply and click on “OK

Solution 03: Update Microsoft Security Certificate

Your Digital certificate should be verified by QuickBooks to make sure that the files you are downloading are 100{85aadb39638d66a9e2774f36a81b70bee6da52bb71b9f3c968422aebaab515ab} safe and from the genuine source. You will face any type of update error like QuickBooks Error 15221, if your Microsoft Security Certificate is expired or outdated. So we highly recommend every user to update your Security Certificate and then try to download the update.

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If you have executed the above steps properly then your QuickBooks is now free from the QuickBooks Error Code 15221 but any small ignorance in this process leads to the Data loss. So to avoid any data loss or components you must take help from the QuickBooks support team. This team consists of experienced technicians who are working 24×7 to give assistance to the users who are facing critical errors in their QuickBooks software. If you want to speak to them then you can call QuickBooks Payroll Support Number 1888-382-9112 and enjoy the best technical support services for your QuickBooks in the United States right now.

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