How to install QuickBooks Desktop on mac?

Do you want to know how to install QuickBooks Desktop on Mac?. In this article, We will explain you step by step guide and some important information you need to know before using QuickBooks for Mac. You can also contact our QuickBooks Online support to get help for everything you need related to QB.

Steps to install QuickBooks Desktop on Computer

Verify your QuickBooks Mac Desktop update will work on your desktop

  • First of all, check the following minimum system requirements for your Mac application for faster installation.

Prepare your license and product numbers

  • Download Product: the email confirmation should contain the license and product number. If you have not received the confirmation email you may retrieve your license number or you can contact support for further help.
  • With CD: See for the scratch-off label on the packaging.

Install QuickBooks Mac Desktop

  • Prepare the installer
    • First, download the QuickBooks software from the Intuit website and then select the change link and choose your Mac Version.
    • If you use the CD installer. Note: If you are trying to download the installer and are experiencing difficulties with the process, you may need to clear the browser’s cache and cookies or use a different browser.
  • Start the installation
    • First of all, Close all running applications.
    • Put inside the QuickBooks CD into the CD-ROM or double-click the downloaded installer. The QuickBooks installation window opens automatically.
    • Drag the QuickBooks icon to the Applications folder. The applications folder opens automatically. Drag the QuickBooks icon to the Applications folder
    • Double -click the QuickBooks icon to open the application.

Upgrade or Convert your QuickBooks company file

You should aware from that when you upgrade QuickBooks from a previous QuickBooks Desktop for Mac version, it’s important to update company file to work in the newer version.

  • First, Open your company file in the newer version.
  • After that, a prompt comes to your screen to update or convert the company file. Choose to Upgrade.
  • Click on OK if receive any prompt message.
  • To ensure that the correct company file is converted or not, Check your balances, reports, and accounts.

Set up multi-user (Optional)

To ensure that all users can access the file at the same time, you might set up QuickBooks in multi-user mode if you have more than one user license.

  • Open the Multi-user folder.
  • Drag the QuickBooks Server icon to the Applications folder. Drag the QuickBooks Server icon to the Applications folder
  • If prompted, select Authenticate to modify the Applications folder and enter the Admin username and password.
  • Select OK.
  • Launch QB and open your company file.
  • Click on the File, then choose Enable Multi-user Mode to share your QB company file.

I think with the help of this article you can easily install QuickBooks software on your mac. If you are unable to do this then please call our QuickBooks Mac support +1-833-638-8333.

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