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What is QuickBooks Remote Access

by Linda Martin Certified QuickBooks Expert

QuickBooks Remote Access is a safe server through which you can access your files and folders from other computers. Apart from this, you can also access your email, documents and many more things anywhere from other systems. All you require is a strong internet connection to transfer files from one system to another. In this blog, we will enlighten the benefits and cost of QuickBooks remote access. Further, we will also discuss different ways to access QB remotely.

Advantages of QuickBooks Remote Access

  1. You can easily print documents from your remote computer to a local printer.
  2. QuickBooks remote access helps you to transfer files or folders between computers.
  3. Multiple users can work on the same QuickBooks files.
  4. This feature lets you save traveling time and money spent on infrastructure.
  5. The clients and managers can keep track of the accountant’s activities.

Cost of QuickBooks Remote Access

  • QuickBooks Access ($3.95/month)
  • Full Desktop Access ($7.75/month)

Methods to Access QuickBooks Remotely

Method 1:

  • First of all, you have to sign up for QuickBooks Remote Access from the Intuit website.
  • Now, login to your account and open a web browser on which you want to access QuickBooks remotely.
  • After that, in order to download and install remote access tool you have to click on ‘Setup computer’.
  • Next, type in name in the Nickname box and click on Next.
  • Every time you use remote access tool, checkmark the boxes to initiate the following options:
  • “Disable this computer’s keyboard and mouse”, “Use full-screen view by default”, “Make this computer’s screen blank” and “Automatically reduce screen resolution to match”.
  • Checkmark the applications box if you want to access QuickBooks remotely on this computer.
  • There is an option to pay a minimum monthly fee, open your QB account and click on Next to activate it.
  • Tick the box next to authentication. After that you will get a passcode, it helps you access the website securely and access QuickBooks remotely. Lastly, click on Finish once you are done with the procedure.

Method 2:

  • The first step is to open the web browser.
  • Next, open QuickBooks Remote Access website and login to your account.
  • Check the computer nickname field and then click on Connect.
  • Now, you will receive a passcode on the phone via message.
  • You have to click on Remote Access drop-down menu.
  • Lastly, click on End QuickBooks Remote Access Session once everything is completed.

We have tried to cover all the aspect of QuickBooks remote access. If you need more details, contact our ProAdvisor at QuickBooks Customer Support Number +1-877-263-2742. Our team of experts will guide you and provide you all the relevant information.


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Created on May 20th 2019 05:53. Viewed 253 times.

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