How can you update your QuickBooks Desktop application?
Sometimes you may face an issue while opening the QuickBooks Desktop Application with the “Update QuickBooks?” window.
The window illustrates in the figure below.
If you get this window, you need to download and install the updates on the QuickBooks Desktop application.
Follow the below steps to update the QuickBooks Desktop Application.
Open the QuickBooks Desktop Application.
Now you can view all the main categories in the menu, and from that, click the rightmost option “Help“.
Then you will get a dropdown menu by clicking the “Help” option, as illustrated in Figure 1.2
From the dropdown, you can select the “Update QuickBooks Desktop” option as shown in Figure 1.2.
After clicking the “Update QuickBooks Desktop” option from the dropdown, you will get the Update QuickBooks Desktop window as illustrated in Figure 1.3.
From the “Update QuickBooks Desktop” window, you have to select the “Options” tab from the bar on the top as shown in Figure 1.3.
Select the “Mark All ” tab to get all the options for the updates you want QuickBooks Desktop to download automatically as illustrated in Figure 1.3.
After selecting the “Mark All” tab, you have to click on the “Save” button as shown in Figure 1.3.
Then, select the “Update Now” tab from the top menu, as shown in Figure 1.4
On choosing the “Update Now “tab, you will get a detailed grid to select the updates you want to download immediately. After that click on the “Get Updates” button as illustrated in Figure 1.4.
Note: Some updates may not install until you restart the QuickBooks Desktop.
Once you click on the “Get Updates” button, QuickBooks Desktop Application will start the update process. Once the update is done, a pop-up message will show on the screen saying that the update has been completed.
To finish the installation, you have to close the QuickBooks Desktop Application after the update completes.
Open the QuickBooks Desktop Application again. An install update prompt will appear, as illustrated in Figure 1.5.
Once the installation is done, close the QuickBooks Desktop application and restart your computer to finish the process.
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