If you are using QuickBooks desktop and want to enjoy the latest features and improvements, you may want to upgrade to the 2021 version. Upgrading QuickBooks desktop is easy and can be done from within the program. In this article, we will show you how to upgrade QuickBooks desktop to 2021 in a few simple steps.
QuickBooks desktop 2021 is the newest version of the popular accounting software that offers many benefits for small and medium-sized businesses. Some of the reasons why you may want to upgrade to QuickBooks desktop 2021 are:
It has improved performance and reliability, especially for large company files and multi-user environments.
It has new features that help you save time and streamline your workflows, such as automated statements, customized payment receipts, data level permissions, receipt management, and more.
It has enhanced security and compliance, such as password protection for sensitive data, e-invoicing with Pay Now link, and integration with third-party apps.
It has better support and updates, such as one-year free technical support, automatic updates, and access to online backup and restore.
How to upgrade to QuickBooks desktop 2021?
To upgrade to QuickBooks desktop 2021, you need to have a valid subscription or license for the product. You can check your subscription status by going to Help > My Account in QuickBooks. If you need to buy or renew your subscription, you can do so from the same menu or visit the QuickBooks website.
Once you have a valid subscription or license, you can follow these steps to upgrade to QuickBooks desktop 2021:
When a new version of QuickBooks is available, you will get a message when you open QuickBooks. Click Upgrade Now.
Select the Keep old version on my computer checkbox if you also want to keep your current version of QuickBooks. Then select Letâs go.
QuickBooks downloads, installs, and registers the new version for you. It also creates an updated version of your company files.
When the upgrade is finished, select Open QuickBooks.
Note: The upgrade may take some time. It depends on your internet speed and size of your company file(s).
Troubleshooting tips for upgrading QuickBooks desktop
If you encounter any issues or errors while upgrading QuickBooks desktop, here are some tips that may help you resolve them:
If you don't get a prompt to upgrade, change your one-time message prompts. Go to Edit > Preferences > General > My Preferences. Select Bring back all one-time messages and then OK.
If the upgrade tool can't find your QuickBooks desktop purchase, find and enter your license number. You can find it on your purchase confirmation email or on the original product packaging.
If you have trouble opening or converting your company file after upgrading, run the File Doctor tool. You can download it from the QuickBooks website.
If you need more help or guidance, contact QuickBooks support. You can reach them by phone, chat, or email from the QuickBooks website.
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