This article will provide you a complete guide to set up QuickBooks Desktop to work from home.
As the world is in the middle of a pandemic, most of the businesses are going through tough faces. In the current scenario, all the businesses have adapted work from home. If you are using QuickBooks Desktop to manage your business, you can easily set up work from home with some simple steps. You need to follow the steps provided in this article to set up QuickBooks Desktop to work from home.
Option 1: Move or Install QuickBooks to another computer
You can easily move or reinstall your QuickBooks Desktop to another computer without losing your data. You can also install QuickBooks Desktop on your home computer versus the office. The following articles can help you with setting up QuickBooks for WFH.
- Move or reinstall QuickBooks Desktop to another computer using the Migrator Tool
- Move your company files to another computer
- Reinstall QuickBooks Desktop
- Install and setup QuickBooks Desktop for Mac
Option 2: Set up or open a company file from a remote server
You can access your QuickBooks Desktop and data file located on a separate system by using a hosting service. You can easily save your QuickBooks Desktop and data file on any supported service provider’s servers. This lets you access your QuickBooks Desktop software securely at any point of time. The only thing you need is an active internet connection.
You can go through the following articles to host your data files:
Option 3: Set up or open a company file from a remote computer
You are required to use an assigned client computer to be able to use QuickBooks Desktop. Intuit allows you to install QuickBooks Desktop on multiple systems (home and office) but only a single computer can access the company file at a time.
You can go through the following articles to access your data file remotely.
- Open a company file located on a remote computer
- Install QuickBooks Desktop Database Server Manager
- How do I map a network drive in Windows?
- Recommended networks for QuickBooks
Option 4: Switch your QuickBooks Desktop to QuickBooks Online
You can switch from QuickBooks Desktop to QuickBooks Online. This will allow you to access your QuickBooks data files from any device using the internet connection.
Technical Assistance For QuickBooks Desktop
The provided solutions should help you in setting up QuickBooks Desktop for work from home. This will allow you to manage your business easily even from your home. In case you face any kind of difficulty during the process of setting up, you can get connected with our QuickBooks ProAdvisors by dialing the toll-free +1805-900-6410. You will be provided instant instant solution for whatever issue you are facing.