How to Undo Reconciliation In QuickBooks Online?

Undoing the reconciliation lets you modify reconciled transactions or add transactions from a previous period. To avoid problems, carefully undo a reconciliation and consult a professional or backup your data. Informed decision-making and regulatory compliance require accurate financial records.

What is Reconciliation in QuickBooks Online?

In QuickBooks Online, reconciliation involves comparing your bank statement to the records you keep in QuickBooks to ensure that they are accurate and in sync. This is important because it helps ensure that your financial records are correct and that you are not missing any transactions. Additionally, this helps to ensure that your documents do not contain any errors.

Undo Reconciliation in QuickBooks Online For Accountants

1: Go to “Accounting” and then click on the “Reconcile” tab.

Go to Accounting and then click on the Reconcile tab
2: Click on “History by account“.

Click on History by account
3: Choose the specific account and date range where the reconciliation you want to undo resides.
4: Locate the reconciliation on the list.

Locate the reconciliation on the list and click on View Report to open the Reconciliation Report.

5. Click “View Report” to open the Reconciliation Report.

Click View Report to open the Reconciliation Report

6: Under the “Action” column and choose “Undo”.

Under the Action column and choose Undo

7. Confirm by clicking “Yes“.

Confirm by clicking Yes

Undo Reconciliation in QB Online For Regular Users

  1. Go to Chart of Accounts: Click the Gear icon (Settings) and select “Chart of Accounts.”
  2. Find the Account: Locate the account with the reconciled transaction.
  3. View Register: Click “View Register” for that specific account.
  4. Identify Reconciled Transaction: Look for the transaction marked with an “R” in the checkmark column.
  5. Unreconciled Transaction: Click the checkbox with the “R” until it disappears. This removes the transaction from reconciliation.
  6. Save: Click “Save” to finalize the changes.

How to Undo Bank Reconciliation in QuickBooks Online.


Undoing bank reconciliation in QuickBooks Online is straightforward: access the Reconciliation page, choose the account, locate the reconciliation to undo, and confirm the action. Afterward, review and adjust transactions as needed, ensuring accurate records. Always exercise caution and consult QuickBooks Online support or documentation for any uncertainties. Maintain the importance of accurate financial records and use the undo reconciliation feature judiciously.


How do I Delete a Reconciliation Adjustment in QuickBooks Online?

To delete the reconciliation adjustment process, follow the steps given below:

  • Go to your chart of accounts. 
  • Find the reconciliation discrepancy account. 
  • Click to expand as a report. 
  • And then edit and delete each transaction to that account.

What does Undo do in QuickBooks Online?

When you undo an older reconciliation, it also undoes all the following reconciliations. For example, if it’s May and you undo January’s reconciliation, you will also undo February, March, and April, which may cause errors.