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How to Recover or Reset QuickBooks Desktop Password?

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How to Recover or Reset QuickBooks Desktop Password?

Business owners can prevent unauthorised individuals from reading their organization's accounting records by password-protecting the QuickBooks company file. If you forget your password, you can still log in by answering the security question you selected when you set up your password. If you can't remember the answer, you can contact Intuit through the QuickBooks programme and request an access code to unlock your account. Follow this guide to reset your Quickbooks password.


Various Methods for Resetting or Recovering Your QuickBooks Password

Getting your QuickBooks password back is a pain. Users have difficulty changing their passwords because they are unfamiliar with the process. You can recover a lost QuickBooks Desktop password both manually and with the help of tools.


Method #1: Manually recover the QuickBooks Desktop Password

When looking for a password change, the user typically discovers articles to change the QB admin password and user password. As a result, manually resetting the password for an Intuit Quickbooks account involves two steps. The first step is to determine which password needs to be changed, and the second is to change the password itself. To reset quickbooks password, follow this guide.


Also See: QuickBooks Point of Sale Firewall Configuration (Tutorial)

Step 1: Select the Password Type You Wish to Reset.

Users are unable to select the type of password that needs to be updated. The process of resetting the Admin Password differs slightly from that of resetting the User Password. In both cases, the user is perplexed.

Here's how to select the best Intuit QB password for the situation.

Reset the admin password only if

• If all you did was enter your password during the sign-in process.

• If you have a second admin user name or if your user name is "Admin."

User's Password

• If you are not an admin user, your QuickBooks admin has the authority to reset your password on your behalf. To reset the user password, speak with your administrator and follow the steps outlined in the section below.


Step 2: Reset the QuickBooks admin/user password manually.

Once you've determined the type of password you want to change, you must reset it by following the instructions below:

If you are upgrading to QuickBooks Desktop 2020, you must reset your password in the QuickBooks version you are currently using.


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Firewall Configuration for QuickBooks Point of Sale (Tutorial)

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Resolve QuickBooks Payroll Error Code 30114 [FIXED]

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