A Quick Guide to Install and Setup QuickBooks Desktop

· Business

QuickBooks Desktop is the latest and most efficient application available for organizations and professionals. This multi-role software can perform various functions in a few clicks and thus has become the premier choice for everyone.

Today we will discuss downloading, installing, and activating the QuickBooks Desktop on your system. Thus, keep reading!

Features of QuickBooks Desktop

QuickBooks Desktop is a feature-loaded software that comes with a lot of built-in tools also. Here are some of the highlights of QuickBooks:

  • You can toggle reports between cash or accrual basis.
  • In addition, it’s straightforward to find a chart of an account by simply entering the initials of the account number or account name.
  • Using QuickBooks' improved multi-factor authentication, users can securely send mail from Gmail, Outlook, and other webmail services.
  • With the latest updates, you can quickly identify and merge records of duplicate vendors.
  • Also, now you can set reminders for upcoming payroll liabilities payments.

Steps to Download and Install QuickBooks Desktop

  • Browse Intuit’s official website and go to the “Downloads and Updates” page.
  • Select the Country, Product, and Version from the drop-down list on the “Downloads and Updates” page.
  • Finally, click on the Download option.

Steps to install the QuickBooks Desktop

  • First, ensure your device meets all the system requirements for installing QuickBooks Desktop.
  • Also, ensure that you save the files at a location from where you can access them easily.
  • Collect all the import installation details like Product Key and License Number.
  • Now, open the folder where you’ve stored the installation file, the QuickBooks.exe file.
  • Double-click on the file and follow every instruction displayed on the screen.
  • Read the “Software License Agreement,” check the “I Accept the Terms of the license agreement” box and then click on “Next.”
  • Enter the Product Key and License Number noted earlier and tapped on “Next.”
  • Select the installation type; Express or Custom and Network options.
  • Express Install is suitable for first-time users of QuickBooks Desktop, and the Custom and Network Options install type is best for multi-user networks.
  • Finally, click on the “Install” tab and wait till the process is completed.
  • After completing the process, a shortcut will be created on the desktop.
  • Now, double-click on the newly installed QuickBooks Desktop icon.
  • Head to the “Help” section and select the “Activate QuickBooks” tab.
  • After the activation, you are all set to use the QuickBooks Desktop application.


As we conclude, we hope that now you’ll be able to download, install and activate QuickBooks Desktop on your own. Our team of experts compiles the step-by-step guide and if you are stuck at any point, feel free to contact them at 1-800-615-2347. Also, you can consult with the

QuickBooks desktop technical support Team for further assistance.



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