Intuit the developer of QuickBooks software releases latest updates of QuickBooks and introduce some great features with it. As QuickBooks updates brings in some compelling features and also fixes to certain errors, it becomes important for the users to update the software whenever any latest update gets released. All the updates come at no extra cost for the product release, as they can be downloaded to enhance the efficiency of the software.

If you are looking for a complete guide to update QuickBooks desktop to latest release, then this blog post can be of much help for the users. However, a quick solution can be to get in touch with our QuickBooks support team via our toll-free number i.e. 1-800-761-1787.

How to update QuickBooks desktop to latest release version?

The user can opt from any of the four methods to download the update from the internet. Each of the methods might require an active internet connection.

  1. Automatic update method
  2. On-demand update method
  3. Release download
  4. Manual update

It should be noted that once the software gets updated, all the important company files automatically gets installed to the correct location on the system.

Automatic update method

The automatic update method checks Intuit services for new updates. With this method, the updates are downloaded only when the software is not used. In order to check the software is running or not, then in that case this method itself downloads updates from the intuit server. The automatic update option can be disabled or enabled accordingly. The steps to enable automatic update are as follows:

  • The first step is to move to the help menu and then click on the update QuickBooks option

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  • And then, the user needs to click on the options tab in the update QuickBooks window

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  • Followed by selecting the option accordingly
  • After you selected a particular option, click on Save and close options respectively

Do manual updates

First of all, download the latest updates from the Internet:

  • Close your QuickBooks company files and open the Windows Start
  • After that search for QuickBooks Desktop and hit a right-click on icon and choose Run as administrator
  • You will get the No Company Open screen here.

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  • Navigate to the Help menu and choose Update QuickBooks.

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  • After that visit to the Options tab and choose Mark All and then select Save.
  • Now go to the Update Now tab and choose the Reset Update

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  • Once you are all set choose Get Updates


The user can also opt for the on-demand, release download, or manual update. However, if you want expert assistance, then feel free to get in touch with our QuickBooks enterprise support team via our toll-free number i.e. 1-800-761-1787, and we will be there to assist you in updating your software to the latest release, or in any other QuickBooks related problem.