Restore QuickBooks Company File from the Local Backup

by Levin Smith Microsoft Certified Technician

When any kind of corruption occurs to the QBW file, the stored data becomes inaccessible, which might stake the accounting information of the organization. Here, the user can employ a manual method of restoring the QuickBooks company file from the local backup. This is only possible if the backup is created earlier. Also, in order to restore the backup of the company file from the local backup, the user will have to have the password for the admin account as a part of the restore process.

The user can read this post ahead to learn the process to restore the QuickBooks company file from the local backup.


Steps to restore backup company file in QuickBooks

The steps to restore backup company file involves the steps below, but before that the user needs to move the file to the local drive, if the backup company file is on external device like USB or hosting service like Box. The steps to be followed are listed below:

·         The very first step is to click the file from the menu bar and then select the Open or restore company

·         After that select the restore a backup copy option to restore the data from the backup copy and then click on the next tab

·         The user needs to select the window will ask for the location of the saved backup copy and then the user will have to select the local backup to restore the company file from the backup stored on to the network or any removable media

In case the user has saved the backup copy online, then he/she is supposed to select the online backup option rather then, opting for local backup

·         The next step is to click on next and then continue after making a choice between online backup and local backup

·         After that use the open backup copy dialog box that appears to navigate to and select the local backup copy for the restoration process

·         The user needs to open tab present in the open backup copy dialog box and then return to the open or restore company window.


Following the steps above can be of some help in restore QuickBooks company file from local backup. However, if the user is confused or in case the user is having any query, then he/she can contact us at 1-844-405-0906, and let our QuickBooks pro technical support team perform the steps needed to fix the issue and complete the process ahead. 

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