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Update Intuit Data Protect

Learn how to keep your Intuit Data Protect up to date.

If you back up your business data with Intuit Data Protect, we recommend keeping the app up to date. This way you can avoid potential issues with backing up.

Here's how to update.

Step 1: Check if you already have the latest version

  1. Right-click the Intuit Data Protect (green padlock) icon at the bottom of your Desktop screen.
  2. Select About Intuit Data Protect.
  3. Check if you have the latest version for your QuickBooks:
    • QuickBooks 2019: Version 1.70.21.4083
    • QuickBooks 2018: Version 1.70.21.4082
    • QuickBooks 2017: Version 1.70.21.4081
    • QuickBooks 2016: Version 1.70.21.4048

If you don’t have the latest version, keep going with the next steps.

Step 2: Update your QuickBooks Desktop

  1. From the Help menu, select Update QuickBooks.
  2. Select the Update Now tab, then make sure Data Protect is checked.
  3. Select Get Updates.
  4. Once the update is complete, close then reopen QuickBooks Desktop.
    Update Data Protect in QuickBooks Desktop

Step 3: Update Intuit Data Protect

After making sure your QuickBooks is up to date, here’s how to update Intuit Data Protect.

  1. Right-click the Intuit Data Protect (green padlock) at the bottom of your screen.
  2. Select About Intuit Data Protect.
  3. Select Update.
  4. Select OK to finish.
    Update Intuit Data Protect