One of the great features offered by QuickBooks accounting software is the option to access your QuickBooks and other files remotely on your computer. For this, you require a tool known as QuickBooks remote access tool.
QuickBooks remote access tool is not available free of cost. You have to pay a monthly subscription fee to use it. QuickBooks remote access tool allows you to securely access QB files from any PC and from anywhere, anytime. It should be noted that QuickBooks remote access tool is not supported by QuickBooks Pro for Mac.
How to set up remote access for QuickBooks?
Follow the steps given below –
- First of all, go to Intuit website’s QuickBooks Remote Access sign up page.
- Sign up for the access.
- Go to PC from which you want to remotely access QuickBooks.
- Open web browser and log into QuickBooks Remote Access account.
- Now, choose Set up computer and proceed by downloading installation file of the QB remote access tool.
- Do a double-click on the downloaded file.
- Type name of the computer and click Next.
- Now, you have to put a check mark against each of the options that are to be initiated every time you log in into remote session.
- Next, in this step, you are required to put a check mark against the applications that you want to access remotely. You can choose to remotely access only QB, or all files and applications.
Choose Next and choose the authentication option. You can use either a passcode, or you can make use of a phone number.
How to remotely access QuickBooks?
- Through remote computer, log in into QuickBooks Remote Access website.
- Put checkmark against your computer name.
- Click on the Connect button.
- Use either passcode or make use of the phone authentication process for authorizing your computer.
- When you want to end the remote session, then go to the remote access drop-down menu and choose the appropriate option.
If you are having difficulty in access QuickBooks remotely, or if you are having trouble in using QuickBooks remote access tool, contact QuickBooks Support professionals at Accountant Squad by calling 24/7 toll-free helpline no. 1-888-502-0363. Experts at Accountant Squad have rich experience in fixing all types of QuickBooks issues.