Easy Ways to Resolve QuickBooks Banking Error Code 179 [Updated Methods]

by Sprink Davis Accounting and Bookkeeping

Users can come across with Error 179 when they attempt to visit their bank website through QuickBooks. This error may also come up when users try to process their banking transactions through QuickBooks.

While the causative factors behind this error may be multifold, we have covered all the major causes alongside the various methods to resolve this QuickBooks Banking Error Code 179. To ensure seamless banking operations on QuickBooks without getting this error, users should carefully follow all the guidelines contained in this though blog.


How is this QuickBooks error code 179 manifested?

Error Code 179 is a banking error that occurs when there is a problem with the user's bank account or with the online banking feature of QuickBooks. This error can prevent users from downloading and updating their bank transactions in QuickBooks. Here are some possible reasons why this error can occur:


Causes of QuickBooks Error 179 (Missing Bank Transactions Error)

The list of noteworthy and leading causes of Error 179 in QuickBooks is:

·         The error may also pop up when users type in their login details incorrectly.

·         If the user's bank is performing maintenance on their website or online banking service, it can cause connectivity issues with QuickBooks.

·         If the user's bank account is closed or has been flagged for suspicious activity, it can prevent QuickBooks from accessing the account information.

·         If the user enters incorrect login credentials for their bank account, it can prevent QuickBooks from accessing their bank account information.

·         Users could be trying to login into QuickBooks on many devices at once while adding their bank account.


Methods for resolving QuickBooks Error code 179

To fix this error, here are some steps you can take:


Method 1: Checking the correctness of the Bank Login details

·         The initial move is to employ the Incognito mode in the browser to navigate to the QB login page. This will prevent any intervention by plugins.

·         Now, enter the correct login credentials by keenly observing the sentence case and typing the username and password accordingly.

·         If the error keeps appearing, perform the next method.


Method 2: Updating Banking Login Credentials

·         This method requires the user to first Open QuickBooks Online.

·         Soon after, go to the Banking menu, and choose the account inciting the QB Error code 179.

·         Upon choosing the account, opt for the Edit tab, and then go for the Edit Sign-in Info option.

·         Incorporate the correct login details and then hit on Update.


Method 3: Log Out of Any Previous Active Bank Session

  • Open the web browser used to log into QuickBooks.
  • Check all the active tabs and make sure that any active or timed-out banking session through QuickBooks is logged out.
  • Once done, reopen QuickBooks and try logging in again to the bank account.
  • If the error code 179 still keeps showing up, jump to the subsequent troubleshooting method.


Method 4: Export the Registry Key Related to Error Code 179 

  • Hit a click on the Start button or press the Windows key.
  • After that, type regedit and open the Registry Editor by clicking on its icon labeled ‘regedit’.

  • In the Registry Editor, users are required to choose the key related to Error 179.

  • Select the reg extension and save it after completing the procedures. The next step is to attempt to connect to the bank website to verify that the problem has been resolved.


Method 5: Verify your bank account information

Verifying your bank account information in QuickBooks is an important step to ensure that your financial data is accurate and up-to-date. Here are the steps to verify your bank account information in QuickBooks:

  • Open QuickBooks and go to the Banking menu.
  • Select the bank account that you want to verify.
  • Click on the Edit Pencil icon in the upper right corner of the page.
  • Verify that the Account Type, Routing Number, Account Number, and Name on Account fields are correct.
  • If you need to make changes, edit the fields as necessary and click Save and Close.
  • If you have multiple bank accounts, repeat the process for each account to ensure that all of your bank account information is accurate.
  • By verifying your bank account information, you can ensure that QuickBooks is accurately tracking your financial transactions and that you are able to successfully connect to your bank for online banking purposes.


Sum Up!

The current piece of writing pinpointed different methods aimed at fixing QuickBooks Error code 179. If you face further issues, just contact our QuickBooks online error support experts at 1-800-615-2347.

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