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Quickbooks online converted to quickbooks desktop

How do you convert quick books online to quickbooks desktop
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QuickBooks Team

Quickbooks online converted to quickbooks desktop

Glad to see you here in the Community, @Lulu20. I’m here to walk you through the steps of the conversion process from QuickBooks Online to QuickBooks Desktop.


Beforehand, please know that there are limitations when you convert your file. Meanwhile, you can now purchase the QBDT version that will suit your needs and then install it on your device. (e


Once done, you can now start export data. This can be done using the supported browsers: Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Edge, or Safari. 


Here's how:


  1. Using Microsoft Edge, copy and paste this URL:
  2. Click the Get Started button.
  3. Select the Download Tool
  4. Install the migration tool and follow the onscreen instructions to complete the process.
  5. Choose the data you want to convert and click the Continue button.
  6. Pick the Continue to Download button.

From there, you can now proceed to step 3 of the exporting process. You can refer to this article for more detailed instructions: Export and convert your QuickBooks Online data to QuickBooks Desktop.


I’m adding this handy resource to help you in setting up your QBDT. This allows you to see all of the topics related to managing your income, expenses, inventory, and your desktop company file.


Please let me know if you need clarification about the conversion process. Tag me in your reply and I’ll sprint back into action. Have a good one and keep safe.

Fiat Lux - ASIA
Level 15

Quickbooks online converted to quickbooks desktop


Mind you, the tool is only converting QBO US version to QBD US version. You can still purchase the one time license for QB Desktop 2021 from some partners if required.

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