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Update QuickBooks Desktop with these 3 simple methods

To enjoy the latest features and fixes in QuickBooks, it is essential to update QuickBooks Desktop to its latest version. Updating the QuickBooks software not only increases your work efficiency but also makes the software less prone to errors. You can update your QuickBooks software both automatically and manually. To update QuickBooks automatically, you will need to turn on automatic updates. If you decide to update QuickBooks manually, check for an update each month. You can also get the latest updates of QuickBooks from the Internet. This article intends to help you understand the different methods you can use to update QuickBooks. So stay with us till the end.

To get immediate assistance from our technical team in updating the QuickBooks desktop, contact us at 1.855.738.2784.

How to check whether you have the latest version of QuickBooks desktop

To know whether you need to update your QuickBooks software, you will first need to check the software version you have. To check the version of your QuickBooks software:-

  1. Open the QuickBooks software on your computer.
  2. Open the Product Information Window by pressing F2 or Ctrl+1.
  3. Check the current version and release of your QuickBooks desktop.
  4. Go on to update your QuickBooks software if it is not of the latest version.

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Different ways you can update QuickBooks desktop to the latest release

Here are ways you can update your QuickBooks software:-

Set QuickBooks to update automatically

To set up automatic updates for QuickBooks:-

  1. In the Help menu, select the Update QuickBooks Desktop option.
  2. Now in the Update Now tab, check the Reset Update checkbox.
  3. Click on Get Updates.
  4. Install the file after it gets downloaded.

You could also have Scheduled the update to happen later in these steps:-

  1. In the Help menu, select the Update QuickBooks Desktop option.
  2. Now click on the Options tab.
  3. Click on Yes to turn automatic updates on.
  4. Finally, click on Close.

Update QuickBooks manually

To update your QuickBooks software manually:-

  1. Go to the search bar under windows start menu.
  2. Type QuickBooks Desktop and right-click on its icon when it appears.
  3. Click on Run as administrator.
  4. Now in the No Company Open screen, select Help.
  5. Click on Update QuickBooks Desktop.
  6. In the Options tab, select the Mark All option and click on Save.
  7. In the Update Now tab, check the Reset Update checkbox.
  8. Now click on Get Updates.
  9. Close and reopen QuickBooks after the update is finished.
  10. Install by clicking Yes, and reboot your system after the install is finished.

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Download updates from the Internet

To get the latest update of QuickBooks from the Internet:-

  1. Go to Downloads & Updates page on the Intuit website.
  2. Select your Country, Product, and Version from the respective drop-down boxes.
  3. Click on Search.
  4. Click on Get Updates and save the file.
  5. Install the downloaded file and reboot your system.

These are ways you can use to Update QuickBooks Desktop. We suggest keeping QuickBooks updated to its latest version not only to enjoy the enhanced features but also to face lesser errors. Follow the steps given in this article accurately. If there is a problem you still face in updating QuickBooks, contact our technical team at 1.855.738.2784 for immediate assistance.

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