How to Install and Set up QuickBooks Mac Desktop

How to Install and Set up QuickBooks Mac Desktop

In Today’s article, we will discuss How to install and set up QuickBooks Mac Desktop. Today, QuickBooks is a backbone of accounting software. Because it is one of the best accounting software in the world. And its market share is increasing day by day.

Quickbooks for Mac is the desktop version of QuickBooks for the Apple operating system. Pro, Premier, and Enterprises these are three version of QuickBooks Desktop. Many companies are opting to use the Mac system in their office.

If you want to install and set up the QuickBooks software in Mac Desktop. Then read the complete article. In the case, you need to talk to a  Intuit Certified QuickBooks Expert, call us at our QuickBooks Customer Service to get instant help.

 Follow the below steps to Install and set up QuickBooks Mac Desktop

 How to install QuickBooks Mac Desktop

  • First of all, download the QuickBooks Software from Intuit website.
  • To do this go to the QuickBooks Support Site and select your Mac version. Or you can also purchase QuickBooks Software CD from a retailer. If you purchased it then you can use CD installer.
    • Note: If you are trying to download the installer. And if you are facing difficulties with the process. You may need to clear the browser’s cache memory and cookies or use other browsers.
  • If you downloaded setup form site.
  • Then after completion goto that location where QuickBooks software was saved. And then double-click on the QB executable file to run the installation process.
  • When extraction of file complete, click Yes to All and if you want to know how to update my data to a new version of QuickBooks Desktop you can follow the link. if you know already about it, prompt to overwrite the existing extracted files.
  • Then, Click Next to start the installation.
  • After that, Read the Software License Agreement. If you agree, select I accept the terms in the license agreement and click Next.
  • Now, Enter your License and Product numbers and click Next.
  • Then, Select the type of installation for the computer.
    • Express: with the help of Express, you can permit the installer to make the suggested choices for you. Including replacing your previous version of QuickBooks if you have one.
      • Note: The Accountant Edition doesn’t replace older years by default.
    • Custom and Network Options: Choose this option if you will be utilizing multiple versions of QuickBooks Desktop on the Desktop. Or if you will utilize QB to share data with other users on a network.
  • Now, Select where you will be using QuickBooks.
    • Note: If you selected Express in the previous step, then skip the next step only
      • I’ll be using QuickBooks on this computer:
      • select this option, if you are not using QuickBooks in a system. Or if you are installing on a Mac that will be utilized for running QuickBooks. But will not store the company file.
      • I’ll be using QuickBooks on this computer, AND I’ll be storing our company file here. So it can be shared over our network: choose this option, if you will be running QB. And storing/sharing the company file on the system from this machine.
      • I will not be utilized QuickBooks on this Mac. I will be storing our Business file here. So it can be shared over QB network. (A license is not required for this option): Chooses this option if no one will be utilizing QB on this Mac. And it will be used as a file server to share the company file over the network.
  • Now, click next to install at default directory. Or if you want to choose older version then you can simply browse the directory and choose the location and then click Next to proceed.
  • At last, click Install to continue. Or click Back. If you need to go back and review any of the previous screens.
  • After that, if any QuickBooks processes were running during the installation. The installer may request you to restart your Mac. Otherwise, click Open QuickBooks to get.
  • After complete installation, activate QuickBooks. Now you’re all set.

How to set up QuickBooks Mac Desktop:

If you have more than one client license. You may set up QuickBooks in multi-user mode. To guarantee all user’s clients can access the file at the same time. To make it possible, follow these steps-

  • First of all, open the multi-user folder.
  • After that, drag the QuickBooks server icon to the application folder.
  • Now, click Authenticate to modify the application folder and then enter the Admin username and password and then click OK.
  • Now, launch the QuickBooks and then open your company file.
  • Then, go to the file and select enable multi-user mode to share your company file.

I believe you find this article useful. Dial our QuickBooks Error support phone number to get resolutions for your error and issues. +1-855-441-4417.

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