QuickBooks Backup Support

QuickBooks Backup
  • December 23, 2023

QuickBooks business management software is incorporated with strong backup support for all the crucial data and information saved in the company files. It is very essential to keep backup support of all the data in terms of security and future inconvenience. If you are an Enterprise version subscriber you can consult Intuit QuickBooks Enterprise Help Line for the backup issues.

You must be in single-user mode to perform a backup feature in QuickBooks. To switch to single-user mode, ensure that no one else is logged into QuickBooks. Choose File -> Switch to Single-user Mode, and follow the prompts to switch and log in again. Once done with the process of backing up your company file, you can choose File -> Switch to Multi-user Mode to return to multi-user mode.

How to Back up Your QB Company File

  • Choose File -> Back Up Company -> Create Local Backup
  • Select Local Backup
  • Click the Options and the Backup Options window will open
  • Browse and select the location where you want to save your backup copy.

If you have a file hosting service (such as DropBox), flash drive, or other removable media, find the item from the list. If required open additional folders. When you have chosen, click OK

  • Select the additional options as needed. When complete click OK
  • Click Next.
  • Select Save and then click Finish. The backup process will start.
  • If you choose to Save it now and schedule future backups or only schedule future backups.
  • Click on save backup copy automatically while closing the company file.
  • Click the New button to set up a backup schedule.
  • Once the process is successfully carried out your business data is safe. There is no worry about the loss of important data due to unexpected events.

The QuickBooks feature prepares online backup quickly, easily, and automatically. It allows preparing a back copy as scheduled without interfering during work. The security encrypts and safeguards your company data so that only you can receive it.

Direct QuickBooks integration makes the backup process simple and easy to verify. If you shift your QuickBooks to Clouds backup is even easier as it is fully automatic. No need to follow the manual process to prepare a backup anymore.

Restore Backup and not Lose any Data on QuickBooks

Restoring a backup is an important function and should be left for the professionals to handle if you try to rewrite the name of the files and even if you are taking the help of professional data recovery software that won’t cut it.

We strongly recommend you contact us and we will be able to resolve all your issues with data back and QuickBooks files and ensure you are not even losing any amount of data.

Here is one customer who was facing an issue with restoring data

I am unable to access my QuickBooks files. This time I get a message that they are going to back up my files, and then they tell me they are unable to.  If I restore my backup, I will lose data. I have been having problems for the last few weeks. What is going on?

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I save my QuickBooks to a flash drive?

Follow the process to save QuickBooks to a flash drive:
  • If the copy that you have is a .QBB file (backup copy)
  • Open QB and go to File menu -> Open or Restore an existing company file -> Restore a backup copy (doing this will convert the backup copy to a .QBW file)
  • If the copy that you have is a .QBW (actual QB company file)
  • Open QB and go to File menu -> Open or Restore an existing company file -> Open a company file

How do you save company files in QuickBooks?

Intuit recommends the steps to save company files in QuickBooks.
  • Move the entire QuickBooks Data Folder
  • Identify the current location of the folder where your Company File is saved
  • Navigate to the folder.
  • Navigate to where you want to move the folder (USB drive, network drive, external hard drive, etc.)
  • Click and select paste

What is Intuit Data Protect?

Intuit Data Protect is a subscription service that safeguards your crucial data from shields it against loss due to unexpected events such as viruses, theft file corruption, fire, etc. All your files are automatically backed up online over the internet regularly to an offsite location.

What is the file extension for QuickBooks?

The file extension for QuickBooks software is QBW. It uses QBW files to store financial data, templates, letters, logos, and images for a company. QBB files are backups of QBW files that store the company’s financial records, templates, logos, letters, and images.

After following the process mentioned above, if you face some queries and issues regarding QuickBooks Backup you can contact QuickBooks customer service support. The QuickBooks experts ProAdvisors provide you with instant resolution so that you can resume your work hassle-free. The Intuit-certified ProAdvisors are approachable via various modes like phone support, email support, live chat, etc. Sometimes due to some valid reasons, you fail to reach the support professionals. In such a scenario, you can contact other reliable agencies.

Technical Help for QuickBooks Backup

Choose QuickBooks Help Support Phone to resolve your QuickBooks query/issue in the first phone call itself. It is an independent technical support provider for QuickBooks accounting software and peripherals. It houses experienced and knowledgeable professionals who with their combined skills help to resolve the issues. The resolution offered is complete and assured to be resolved in the minimum wait time. Contact us at smbaccountants.com.
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