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How do I import qbw file manually?

 
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QuickBooks Team

How do I import qbw file manually?

Hi @jim10,

 

Welcome to the Community. I'm here to lend a hand with importing a .qbw file. 

 

In order to import the file into QuickBooks Online, you will first need to open it in QuickBooks Desktop and import the file from there. If you don't have a version of QuickBooks Desktop installed on your computer or it's an older version, there's no need to worry, as there are trial versions that can be utilized. I'm including some articles that will assist you with this process:

 

 

I'm confident that these resources will help you with getting the file imported. 

 

Lastly, since you're importing into QuickBooks Online, I suggest the following link which contains tutorials for the software: QuickBooks Tutorials. This can help to ensure that you get the most out of the software for your business. 

 

Don't hesitate to let me know if you have questions or need anything. Wishing you a wonderful to start to the year. 

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Level 1

How do I import qbw file manually?

So your saying I cannot take a qbw and just upload it?? I have to download an entirely different program (which I have to use a prepay free trial time)  to then upload a file to the online version? Seems like a massively lazy design issue. There should be a upload option on the online version not the other way around. 

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How do I import qbw file manually?

@Oligschlager73 

Both applications are build on different platforms. QB Desktop has more features than QB Online. It is why they have to convert the data file of QBD to migrate on your machine.

https://quickbooks.grsm.io/US

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If you are "lazy" to self convert, you may purchase a 3rd party conversion service.

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How do I import qbw file manually?

Welcome to the Community, Oligschlager73.

 

Yes, you're right. For now, being able to import .qbw file directly in QuickBooks Online is unavailable. The .qbw is the file extension for a backup file format utilized by QuickBooks Desktop. You may need to use a trial version of the QB Desktop and restore the backup to open it and then export it to Online.

 

Here's a link with the details on how you can move your Desktop file to Online: Move your QuickBooks Desktop file to QuickBooks Online.

 

You also have the option to use a third-party app that can help you with integrating this directly into QuickBooks Online. You can visit this link: https://apps.intuit.com/app/apps/home.

 

I'll be around if you have any other concerns.

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