Intuit Data Protect is a service provided by Intuit that allows you to create a backup of your QuickBooks Company File. You can also schedule backup by using the IDP through which it will automatically create a backup on a scheduled time. However, there can be some situations when the Intuit Data Protect doesn’t work the way it should be. You may face error Scheduled backup does not run and the automatic backup couldn’t be processed.

In this article, we will provide you complete information to resolve the Scheduled backup does not run issue in Intuit Data Protect. You can also connect with the QuickBooks Support department is you want instant solution for this error.

Important: Usually the errors related to Intuit Data Protect can be resolved by just updating Intuit data protect to the latest release.

If you access QuickBooks Desktop and Intuit Data Protect Locally

Make sure that the Windows user has administrator rights. If you are setting up IDP for the first time, you need should have admin rights so you can have complete access to IDP and QuickBooks.

To check, follow these steps:

  • Open the Run Command by pressing CTRL + R
  • Enter Control Panel and click on OK to open the Control Panel.
  • Navigate to the User Accounts.
  • From the User Accounts, you must be able to see the Administrator word placed below the User Name. If you see this, it means that you are logged into as an Administrator and has full access to IDP and you can make require changes to run the backup smoothly.

To get detailed steps to create a new Windows admin account, you can visit Add, Edit Or Create Windows Users With Administrator Rights For QuickBooks Desktop.

Admin-level privileges The Windows account with administration rights should be logged in during the time of scheduled backup. If you are logged out from the system during the system running, IDP will not run the scheduled backup.

If you access QuickBooks Desktop and IDP remotely

Go through your server settings and make sure that your remote session is active, and it doesn’t get timed out automatically before and during the scheduled backup time.

  • Open the Control Panel and then choose System and Security.
  • Now, choose Power Options. You can change system settings to make sure that your remote session keeps running before and during the scheduled backup time.

If the computer is in a power-saving mode While a backup is scheduled to run, IDP will wake up your system if it goes in Sleep mode. However, if IDP is installed on a laptop that hibernates if the lid is closed, or if it has low battery, the scheduled backup will not run as well.

Technical Support For QuickBooks Desktop

The provided solutions should be helpful for you in resolving the error that was occurring during the scheduled backup. However, if you are still not able to resolve the Scheduled backup does not run, it might be possible that your QuickBooks files are damaged or there are some issues with your Intuit Data Protect. In such situations, you can dial our toll-free QuickBooks Support Phone Number +1805-900-6410 to get instant support for your QuickBooks errors and issues.

Intuit Data Protect: Scheduled Backup Does Not Run

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