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Edit your closed books

SOLVEDby QuickBooks42Updated January 13, 2023

Learn how to change your closing date and password.

Close your books with peace of mind. If you need to change the closing date, or forgot the password you used to lock your books, don't worry. You can easily edit both.

Edit the closing date

If you need to edit the closing date or forgot the closing date password:

  1. Before you start, sign in to QuickBooks Online as a primary admin or company admin. Only admins can make these changes.
  2. Go to Settings ⚙ and then select Accounts and Settings.
  3. Select the Advanced tab.
  4. Select Edit ✎ in the Accounting section.
  5. Change the closing date. Note: To change your password, just enter a new password and confirm it.
  6. Select Save and then Done.

Track any changes made after you close your books

You can use an Exceptions to Closing Date report to see any changes made after you close your books.

  1. Go to Business overview and select Reports (Take me there).
  2. In the search field, enter Exceptions to Closing Date and open the report.

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