Steps To Update Payroll Service Key In Quickbooks

Quickbooks comes with lots of features and functionalities that help you to manage your business in the most perfect way. Quickbooks Payroll service is one of the features of Quickbooks that offers you to manage all the financial transactions related to your business. however, in order to install and activate the Quickbooks payroll service, you will require the Quickbooks payroll service key which is lined with the EIN(employer identification number) and your payroll. hence in order to use the Quickbooks payroll service, you will require the payroll service key.Quickbooks payroll service key

We have explained below what are its limitations and uses and how you can edit or update the Quickbooks payroll service key and the Employer identification number.

Limitations of Quickbooks Payroll Service

  • The payroll service can be accessed from the registered Quickbooks desktop.
  • If you have multiple companies then you can use the single payroll service.
  • you might get an issue while using multiple files in Quickbooks using the same EIN number. the Quickbooks error will state that the quickbooks payroll service can be accessed only using a Unique EIN.
  • You can multiple Quickbooks accounts using the same payroll service if you use the direct deposit method to pay wages to your employees.
  • While using the payroll service for multiple companies make sure you have the same administrator and contact information for each company.

Steps to Edit/Update Quickbooks Payroll Service Key

If you have purchased the Quickbooks payroll service online, then you might have received a 16-digit payroll service key which is synced with your Quickbooks payroll service and the EIN. you have to update the 16-digit key into your Quickbooks payroll account in order to activate the payroll service.

Step: 1 Find Your Service Key

  • the Quickbooks payroll service will be sent to your registered email when you purchase the Quickbooks payroll service.
  • In case, if you haven’t got your service key then you can use intuit’s automated service key retrieval tool. there are cases where the retrieval tool may cause an error.
    • you have applied for multiple payroll services.
    • If you have bought the Quickbooks payroll service from a retailer store.
    • you have provided the wrong mobile number.

Step: 2 Go to Quickbooks Payroll Service Window

  • Now open the quickbooks software and then open the employee’s option.
  • Now go to the payroll service option and then click on enter payroll service key option.
  • while if you are trying to edit the Quickbooks payroll service then:
    • open quickbooks software and then select employees.
    • open my payroll service and then click on manage service key option.Enter or Edit Your Payroll Service Key

Step: 3 Insert Quickbooks Payroll Service Key

  • Now if you have to click on the add option if you want to add a new payroll service. after listing the payroll service, it will be visible in the blue box.
  • If you have an existing payroll service in quickbooks and you want to edit the payroll service key then you have to click on the edit option. the payroll service will be visible in the box.Enter or Edit Your Payroll Service Key - QuickBooks
  • Now you have to enter the service key in the box.
  • enter the payroll service key in the service key section and then click on the next option to finish the process.Quickbooks Payroll service key
  • now click on the Ok option.
  • now check whether the quickbooks payroll service is active on your device or not.
  • Now click on the OK option to save all the changes.
  • while, if you want to update or remove the Quickbooks payroll service key then you can follow the given steps:
    • Go the payroll window and then click on the remove option from the page.
    • after getting the confirmation message click on the Ok option.

Steps to Add EIN Number into Quickbooks Payroll Service

  • double-click on the quickbooks icon to open the quickbooks software.
  • Now open the employee’s option and open the payroll service page.
  • open an existing payroll service window by clicking on “Use my existing payroll service” option.
  •  Click on the account maintenance tab and then click on add EIN option.
  • after this choose the option “add to subscription”.
  • after this, you have to provide the EIN number along with your business information.
  • Click on the next option and then you will see the review information window on your screen.
  • go to the next option to add a new EIN number without any hidden or additional charges in quickbooks.
  • after this, a specific service key will be generated for this EIN number in Quickbooks.
  •  now you have to add this service key to another company file.
  • open the employee’s options and select payroll service.
  • click on manage service key and then click on add.
  • insert the newly generated payroll service key in the box and click next.

this way you can generate the quickbooks payroll service key and then you can edit or update the service key in quickbooks payroll. Make sure to keep this payroll service key safe in case you are trying to transfer quickbooks to a new computer. this key will be required to activate the payroll service on your new computer. you can connect with the quickbooks expert team if you are not able to edit your quickbooks payroll service key. they will help you with the best possible solution to avoid any Quickbooks error.

Steps to Transfer Quickbooks Software to Another Computer

Quickbooks helps to run your business conveniently by managing all the operations of your business that includes tracking of your business financial operations, workforce, cash-flow, etc. hence it consumes lots of data and information that needs to be stored in the best to avoid any kind of loss. however, there are several reasons where you need to transfer Quickbooks to a new computer with all the data. hence it is advisable to keep a backup of your Quickbooks company file to avoid any kind of data loss.Migrate QuickBooks to another Computer

The procedure to transfer Quickbooks software to a new computer is very easy. you need to follow the given steps in order to perform the successful migration of the Quickbooks software from one computer to another without any kind of data loss. after successfully installing the Quickbooks latest version to the new computer, you can restore the backup of your Quickbooks company file, and then you can manage all your business again with the same workflow. you will be able to track your expenses once the backup process will be completed.

We have explained below the methods of how you can migrate Quickbooks to another computer in a successful way.

How to Move Quickbooks to a New Computer

if you are still using the Quickbooks on your desktop then before starting the migration process you can create a backup of your Quickbooks company file to avoid any kind of loss. this will save your time and you can restore this backup on the computer in which you are going to install the Quickbooks software. along with this, you should always create a backup of your company file whenever you are updating your account files to ensure that you won’t lose any kind of data during the update process. hence, it is advisable to perform the transfer steps carefully so you won’t lose any data during the transfer process.

Here are the steps you need to follow in order to migrate Quickbooks to a new computer.

  • the first thing you have to do is to create a backup of your file and license information to restore the data again in the newly installed quickbooks.transfer quickbooks to a new computer
  • Now go to the new computer and store the Quickbooks backup files.
  • now install the latest release of the Quickbooks software in your device with either the installation files or with a CD.
  • after the installation process, Now you will be required to restore the Quickbooks backup files.
  • after completing the restoration process now you can delete the Quickbooks software from the old computer.

How to Restore Quickbooks Backup File on New Computer

After installing the latest release of the Quickbooks software in your device, you need to follow these steps in order to restore the backup files successfully.Quickbooks error

  • Insert the storage device in which the backup is stored and then double-click on the Quickbooks icon to open it.
  • Now click on the file menu and select “Open or Restore Company”.
  • after this click on the “Restore a backup file” and then click on the next option.
  • Now select the “Local Backup” option to save the file and then go to the next option.
  • Now select the external device where you have stored the backup file and select the file if Quickbooks haven’t detected it automatically.
  • after this open the backup file and then provide the location in the new computer where you want to restore the backup of Quickbooks file.
  • Now click on the “Save” button and then wait until the restoration process completes.

However, there are some measures you need to follow while installing the Quickbooks software into the new computer.

Things to keep in Mind after transferring Quickbooks to new Computer

In order to check that after installing the Quickbooks software into a new computer it is operating perfectly, you need to follow these steps.

  • After the installation process, you need to login to your Quickbooks account along with all the services you are using from Intuit.
  • If you want to copy all the company file from your old computer then you can copy these files into an external device and then you can paste these files on the new computer.
  • after this, you have to create a backup of your Quickbooks company file in the new computer too. after completing this the migration process will be completed successfully.

While transferring the Quickbooks software, make sure to note down the license agreement and product number in order to install the Quickbooks software again in your device. if you have lost Quickbooks license information then you can contact the Quickbooks assistance team to retrieve the license information. you will be required to provide the purchase proof of the Quickbooks product and you can have the license information.

hence, this is the way through which you can transfer Quickbooks to a new computer without any hassle. if you are trying to transfer Quickbooks and got any issue then you can contact the Expert team.