Nowadays accounting tools are needed in every organization. It offers you different features to manage the data easily. One such accounting software is Quickbooks. It is one of the best accounting software out there and is available in different versions. Quickbooks desktop is a leading accounting software that offers you cloud-based services. It simply means that you can access your Quickbooks data anytime anywhere. But to use the application, you will have to download it on the system, install it and then activate it. Though the process is easy if you are new to the software, it can be a bit confusing. So, to help you with it, we have come up with this post. Here, we have explained to you how you can download the Quickbooks application on your system.

What Features Quickbooks Offer?

Check out all the features of the Quickbooks application below.

  • The email security is updated
  • You can easily look for a chart of accounts
  • Easily switch between reports
  • Customize inventory reports according to your choice
  • Scan inventory using your android device
  • Keep your payments on time using payment reminders

Steps to Download Quickbooks 2012

The Quickbooks desktop application can easily be downloaded from the official website. Here are all the steps that you need to follow.

  • To start with, you will have to visit the official website on the system and then download the Quickbooks installation file on the system.
  • You will then have to go to the downloads and update page and then you will then get the link to download the Quickbooks version.
  • In case you are a proadvisor, you will have to log in to Quickbooks proAdvisor centre and then download the application.
  • Otherwise, if you are an accountant, you will have to log in to the CAMPS and then download the application.

Here are all the steps that you need to follow to download the installation file.

  • To start with, you will have to choose the country, version, and product that you wish to download from the downloads and updates page. Now, if you are not sure of the Quickbooks version that you are using, you will have to read the relevant article.
  • When found, you will have to tap on the download button and then proceed with the process.

Steps to Download Quickbooks Using CD

Now, you can also use a CD for Quickbooks downloads. Below we have mentioned all the steps that you need to follow.

  • To begin with, you will have to open the CD drive and then insert the Quickbooks CD into it.
  • You will then have to wait for the Quickbooks installer to open up on the system.
  • After this, a dialogue box will appear on the screen. You will have to right-click on the start tab and then choose the explorer tab.
  • When done, you will have to go to the folder list and then choose the Quickbooks CD.
  • You will have to then start Quickbooks installer and then choose the setup.exe file.

Steps to Install Quickbooks Desktop

So, after downloading the Quickbooks application, you will have to follow all the steps mentioned below. Ensure to follow all the steps only when you have downloaded the application first.

  • Ensure that you have downloaded the application on the system according to the system requirements. Therefore, you will have to check system requirements before downloading.
  • Next, you will have to save the installation file on the system where you can easily access it.
  • When done, keep a note of all your product information. You will need it later for the activation.
  • After this, you will have to open the folder in which all the Quickbooks downloaded files are present. You will have to click on the Quickbooks.exe file and then follow all the instructions appearing on the system.
  • When done, you will have to go through all the license agreements and then tap on Next.
  • In the next prompt, you will have to type your product key and then choose the type of installation that you wish to go through.
  • You will then have to follow the steps according to the installation type.
  • When done, proceed with activation.

Steps to Activate Quickbooks

Now that you have performed Quickbooks enterprise 2021 and installed the same on the system, you need to activate it on the system. Below we have mentioned all the steps to activate the Quickbooks application.

  • To start with, you will have to start the Quickbooks application on the system and then press the F2 key on the keyboard.
  • You will then have to go to the Help menu and then click on the option to activate Quickbooks desktop.
  • The product information window will open up and then check if the registration status and the product number.
  • ●        Now, if you see that the status is activated, you are good to go.
  • Else, you can click on the activate Quickbooks option.
  • After this, you will have to update the Quickbooks application.

Conclusion

If all the steps are followed properly on the system, you will be able to use the Quickbooks application easily on the system. However, if you still face any issues while installing the Quickbooks application on the system, you can talk to the support team.