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Compare mobile app features

by Intuit Updated 4 months ago

Learn which QuickBooks Online mobile app features are supported on mobile devices.

QuickBooks Online Mobile is available for iPhone, iPad, Android Phone and Android tablet. It will transform the way you handle everyday business transactions. In the chart below, we break out the features supported on each device.

Compare features

Use the chart to easily compare feature availability on supported devices.

FeatureiPhoneiPadAndroid PhoneAndroid Tablet
Create and manage customers
Import customers from contacts
See a customer on a map
Create and manage vendors
Import vendors from contacts
See a vendor on a map
Create estimates, Invoices, Sales Receipt, and Payments
Create expenses and attach a receipt photo
Split expenses between different categories and customer
Enter negative prices and rates 




View expense pie and bar charts
Create new vendors for expenses
Convert estimates to invoices
Receive payments for open invoices
Email invoices as PDF attachments
Email invoices to customers and get paid by credit card or bank transfer (IPN or ICN subscription required)
Enable custom transaction numbers, service date fields, and class and location tracking on estimates, invoices, and sales receipts
Track expenses using location and class fields
Sign up for payments processing
Multicurrency support
Add account
Reconcile bank transactions from connected bank accounts
Bank and credit card feeds
Refresh bank and credit card feeds on-demand
Bulk modify transactions in bank feeds
Swipe to the left and right to accept bank transaction
See bank/credit card account balances in register
Add a new bank account
Modify multiple bank feed transactions at one time
Manually refresh bank feeds
Notes & attachments
Add notes, photos, and attachments to transactions
Add notes to customer
Add photos to customer
Run Profit & Loss report
View Balance Sheet
Set up and manage tax rates in settings
Edit group tax rates
Activity & History
See company activity feed
See transaction history
See app version
Manage notifications for customer calls
Manage notifications in settings
Subscription info (shows for accounts created on device)
Edit company information
Set PIN to sign in
Use Touch ID/Fingerprint to sign in
3rd Party Password Manager support
Create a gesture lock
See overdue invoice notifications
Create custom email messages for sales forms
Set up and manage tax rates
See What’s New
Access HelpIn side menuIn side menu
See status of account
Send feedback
Refresh all QBO data on device
Sign up for payments
Contact support
Send error log

FeaturesiPhoneiPadAndroid PhoneAndroid Tablet
Company Switcher
Switch companies without signing out
Free Trial & Subscribe
Subscribe to the 30 day free trial and create an account in the app
User can subscribe on their device, call support or go to QBO web> Gear> Your account
Via iTunes

Via iTunes

Via Google Play

Via Google Play
Support for negative prices and rates
Support for other file types (pdf, doc, etc.) in attachments
Pull down on lists to update data
Use Google Maps for directions
Location of Settings & Help
Access SettingsSide menuSide menuOptions menuOptions menu
Access HelpSide menuSide menuOptions menuOptions menu
Localization & Globalization
ES, FR, FR_CA, BRBR onlyBR only
Widgets for easy shortcuts to the app
What needs to be done on the web first
Connect to your bank
Turn on multicurrency, online payments, class, location, and service dates
Turn the preference on to split an expense between customers or categories
Have Admin or Accountant permissions to run P&L and Bal Sheet reports
Enable custom fields, location and class on web
Customize sales forms to personalize them with a logo, font, tailored columns, header, footer, and customer message
For company files created on web, must enable discounts and shipping on web
FeatureiPhoneiPadAndroid PhoneAndroid Tablet
Track “quantity on hand”
Edit tax rates and view/pay sales tax liabilities
Pay for a subscription in the app
User must contact support or go to QBO web > Gear > Your account
See bank balances by account
Payroll – not yet integrated with QBO mobile, but users can run mobile payroll independent of QBO mobile
View Chart of Accounts
Delete or activate customers
Delete estimates, invoices, sales receipts, payments, and expenses
Purchase orders
Custom reports – only 2 (P&L and Balance Sheet), users can go to the web to run more
Graphical P&L view
Mileage tracking
Time tracking
Accept signatures on estimates and invoices
Add the option to send packing slips
Job costing
Main UI differences between iPhone and iPad
Download, categorize, match, and accept bank transactions
Simplified menu lists the main QuikckBooks content areas. To create transactions, select Create + on most screens.
Android PhoneAndroid Tablet  
Main UI differences between Android Phone and Android Tablet
Expenses and related charts
Same info different orientation

Same info, different orientation
Grid view on transactions
Search functionalityEntity specificGlobal
iPhoneiPadAndroid PhoneAndroid Tablet
OS Version supportediOS 9.3 or lateriOS 9.3 or later4.1 or later4.1 or later

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