got an email to update quickbooks desktop but can't find any way to do it
I'd be glad to help update your QuickBooks Desktop (QBDT) to the latest release.
You can update your QuickBooks either manually or automatically. If you turn on Automatic Update, you're allowing QuickBooks to download the latest updates, whether or not the program is running. If you wish to turn this feature off, we recommend manually updating QuickBooks once a month.
You have 3 options to update QBDT manually:
To update QuickBooks by downloading from the internet:
To manually install updates across your network, you can:
To update manually from within QBDT:
If you have a Payroll subscription, download the latest payroll tax table to process payroll in QuickBooks Desktop.
To update QBDT automatically, you can either download and install automatic update now and download automatically in the future.
For the detailed process, you can check this article: Update to the latest release of QuickBooks Desktop.
Don't hesitate to add a comment below if you have any other questions about updating QuickBooks. I'm always here to help you!