QuickBooks Web Connector works as a medium for the integration process. It allows qbXML and qbposXML to go through between a Web-based application and QuickBooks Desktop or QuickBooks Point of Sale. You can schedule the communication with the web services automatically as per your convenience.

You can use the QBWC tool with any QuickBooks Desktop product supported by the QuickBooks SDK or the QBPOS SDK, including:

  • S. editions of QuickBooks Financial Software products
    • QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise
    • QuickBooks Desktop Premier (2016 or later)
    • QuickBooks Desktop Pro (2016 or later)
  • S. QuickBooks Point of Sale (v13.0 or later)
  • Canadian editions of QuickBooks Pro, Premier or Enterprise (2016 or later)
  • UK editions of QuickBooks Pro or Accountant Edition (2016 or later)

However, Sometimes the tool can fall into some errors that can create hindrance in the connection. One such error is QBWC1039 that occurs when you try to connect an app to QuickBooks Desktop using the Web Connector. This article will help you in resolving the Error QBWC1039 through manual procedures. You can also contact the QuickBooks Customer Service Phone Number +1-866-701-7446 toll-free for instant support for your queries.

This error can occur due to various reasons but the most common factor due to which the error occurs is the unstable internet connection. If you want to resolve the error manually then getsupportnumber.com is the best place where you can get solution for your queries.

QBWC1039: If The QuickBooks Company Data File Is Not Open…

This issue can occur in the following circumstances:

  • You have changed the name of your company file, changed its location or the company file is not compatible with the third-party application
  • QuickBooks Web Connector couldn’t be run while the QuickBooks Desktop is closed because it is not configured for it.


If you renamed or moved your company file

  • Give your company file the name that it had earlier.
  • If the file was moved then you need to create a backup of your company file and then restore the backup to the previous location.

Once you are done, you need to contact the QuickBooks Support department to get help.

If you haven’t already, configure Web Connector to run when QuickBooks is closed

  • Sign in to QuickBooks with Admin rights.
  • If the QuickBooks is in Multi-user mode then you have to switch it to the single user mode:
    • Go to the File menu
    • Select Switch to Single user mode
  • From the main menu, go to Edit > Preferences > Integrated Applications > Company Preferences
  • Click on the third-party app and then select Properties.
  • Mark the Allow this application to log in automatically
  • Click on Yes in the Authorization
  • Click on User to log in and then

QBWC1039: This Application Does Not Have Permission To Access The QuickBooks Company Data File…

This issue occurs of the third-party applications are not allowed access by the QuickBooks Administrator.


  • Sign in to QuickBooks with Admin rights.
  • If the QuickBooks is in Multi-user mode then you have to switch it to the single user mode:
    • Go to the File menu
    • Select Switch to Single user mode
  • Go to the Edit menu and select Preferences from the drop-down.
  • Select the Integrated Applications and then go to the Company Preferences tab
  • Unmark the Don’t allow any applications to access this company file
  • Click on Yes on the SDK App Authorization pop-up.
  • Validate the third-party application to allow access.
  • Click on OK.

QBWC1039: Unique OwnerID/FileID Pair Value Required

This error occurs if the app is already added on QuickBooks and you are trying to add it again.

What You Should Do

  • Run QuickBooks.
  • Download and install the CP3 tool, then click on Open.
  • Click on Select file and then browse for your QWC file.
  • Click on Open and then select Remove Stamp.
  • Click on Yes on the QuickBooks Application Certificate pop-up and then Continue.
  • Click on Done in the Access Confirmation window
  • Follow the onscreen prompts, and then click on OK.
  • You need to click on OK on the confirmation message.

QBWC1039: Unable To Add FileID To Company File For This Application

This error occurs when you try to add an app multiple times. Intuit recommends that the application should only be added once on one location otherwise.

It is an Unrecoverable error and couldn’t be resolved without the interference of QuickBooks experts. You need to contact the Intuit QuickBooks Support for further assistance.

Need More Help?

Hopefully, the article was helpful for you and you were able to resolve the QBWC1039 error code. In case the issue doesn’t get resolved by the provided methods then you may have to contact the QuickBooks Tech Support Number +1-866-701-7446 to resolve all your QB issues instantly.


QuickBooks Web Connector Error “QBWC 1039”

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