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How do I reset the QuickBooks administrator password?

Your QuickBooks Admin password allows you to control most of the settings and functions of your accounting software. If you cannot remember the password you will find it difficult to use QuickBooks properly. This blog will give you a general overview of what you can do to recover your QuickBooks administrator password. If you find that your password does not work because of a security issue you can call the QuickBooks customer support number and speak to an expert to clear your doubts.

Steps to Recover QuickBooks Admin Password

The best way and most efficient way to recover your QuickBooks Admin password are to use the Automated Password Reset Tool. The exact steps you need to follow to use the password tool may differ depending on the QuickBooks Desktop version you use to open your QuickBooks company file. Here are some general steps you will need to follow to recover your QuickBooks password using the tool:

  • Open your web browser, go to the official QuickBooks page and then download the automated password tool for QuickBooks Desktop.
  • Go through the options and select your version of QuickBooks Desktop and make sure that the version you used to open your file is installed on your PC.
  • Fill in the QuickBooks license number and2 other related business info that you entered when you registered QuickBooks and then press ‘Next.’
  • If you see an error that states “The details you’ve provided didn’t match” then you can call the QuickBooks customer care number and ask for help.
  • Read and accept the license agreement and then select ‘Download now’ to start the download process for the Automated Password Reset tool.
  • Run the Automated Password Reset tool and then enter the token number that was sent to your registered email address.
  • Select the QuickBooks version and the company file you want to reset the password for. Be sure to enter the correct Company File Admin User Name.
  • Enter your New Password and retype it to confirm. Once you are done you can select ‘Reset Password’ to complete the process.

When you complete the entire process you can restart your computer and then try to log in to your QuickBooks company file using the new password you just set. In case you encounter an error while logging in, or if you find that you could not complete the steps mentioned above you can call the QuickBooks customer service number and ask for help. Qualified QuickBooks experts and technicians are available 24 hours a day to help you recover your administrator password so that you can carry on using QuickBooks without any problem.

Related Information:
1. How to Restore QuickBooks Company File from a Local Backup

How to Restore a QuickBooks Company File from Local Backup?

How to Restore a QuickBooks Company File from Local Backup?

QuickBooks is quite an important software for users, and with the growing competition in the business arena, you may require it the most. Now you share a lot of data that help you complete the accounting and bookkeeping process a lot easier so you can’t afford these data missing. It will be a setback for you and your company, and it may destroy weeks of hard work. QuickBooks files may get corrupted due to some certain reasons, and you will not be able to access these data. So it is quite a wise step to restore QuickBooks files from the local backup. You can get the job done by following this blog until the end. But if you need additional support, you can call at QuickBooks support number and avail the expert guidance.

The process to restore QuickBooks company files:

  1. Open your QuickBooks and go to file menu where you need to select ‘Open or restore company.’
  2. Get the ‘restore a backup option’ and click on that to restore data from backup copy and proceed further by going next.
  3. In the next window, you will be asked to choose a location to restore the data. You can select ‘local backup‘ to restore it from the backup.
  4. Click on next to move further and continue by selecting any of the options from ‘Online backup’ and ‘local backup’ option.
  5. A dialog box will appear open named ‘open backup copy’ and navigate there to choose a local backup copy to restore.
  6. Next, you need to select ‘open’ tab in the same dialog box to go back to the ‘open or restore company’ tab.
  7. Now you will a get an option asking ‘where do you want to restore the file?’ Click next to respond.
  8. Then you can save the company file to a chosen location after clicking on ‘yes’ to overwrite the file.
  9. In the next box type ‘yes’ to delete the entire file followed by ‘OK’ to complete the overwrite process.
  10. You will be asked to enter your login credentials in the next dialog box but if you have not created username and password for administrator log in you need to go to the ‘sensitive data protection setup’ field and set a username and password.
  11. Confirm the password and click on to finish the process.
  12. Now you can enter all the transaction from a chosen date range to make it up-to-date and then you can close the window.

Get customer support for further assistance: Since you have witnessed a lot of complexity while applying these steps, you may require expert support. So without any hesitation, you should promptly call at QuickBooks helpline number and avail the guidance and support from the QuickBooks professionals to get quality support.