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Connect your Payments account to QuickBooks Desktop for Mac

SOLVEDby QuickBooksQuickBooks Desktop for Mac3Updated December 01, 2021

Learn how to connect your Payments account to QuickBooks Desktop for Mac.

After you sign up for QuickBooks Payments, you’ll need to connect your account to QuickBooks. Then, you’ll be able to email invoices to your customers so they can pay online. Here's how.

Before you start:
  • You can download GoPayment transactions into QuickBooks Desktop for Mac only if GoPayment processing is part of the same QuickBooks account. Here’s how to download mobile payments transactions into QuickBooks. All other add-ons and services like Billing Solutions, Terminal Download, Virtual Terminal Plus, Check Solutions for QuickBooks and Recurring Charges are NOT compatible with QuickBooks Desktop for Mac. You can’t process a credit card return within QuickBooks Desktop for Mac. However, you can void a credit card transaction immediately after it's been processed.

How do connect your Payments account to QuickBooks Desktop for Mac

  1. Open the QuickBooks company file that you’d like to connect.
  2. Select Customers and then Link QuickBooks Payments to bring up the payments preference. 
  3. Select Sign In to enter and link your QuickBooks Payments account.

After you successfully connect your payments account, QuickBooks Payments Enabled shows inside the payments preference window. 

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