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Set up QuickBooks Web Connector

Find out what Web Connector is and how to set it up in QuickBooks.

Other apps in QuickBooks connect through Web Connector. It lets your third-party app exchange data with QuickBooks.

Download QuickBooks Web Connector

To get started, download and install QuickBooks Web Connector. Here’s how:

  1. Download the installer.
  2. Right-click the installer download, then choose Extract All.
  3. In the extracted folder, right-click the .exe file, then choose Run as Administrator.
  4. Follow the prompts to complete the installation.

If the version above didn’t work, you can download a different version of QuickBooks Web Connector.

Add an application to Web Connector

If you have your .qwc file from your third-party web application, you can now connect it to QuickBooks.

  1. In QuickBooks, go to the File menu.
  2. Select Update Web Services.
  3. In the Web Connector window, select Add Application.
  4. Browse to the .qwc file.
  5. Select the .qwc file, then Open.

Got an error?

If you get an error after installing the web connector, you can uninstall and reinstall it.

  1. On your keyboard, press Windows+R.
  2. In the Run window, enter the "control panel" and select OK.
  3. Select Uninstall a program.
  4. Select Web Connector, then Uninstall. If you can't find QuickBooks Web Connector in control panel, delete the QBWebconnector folder in these locations:
    • C:\Program Files(x86)\Common Files\Intuit\QuickBooks\ or,
    • C:\Program Files\Common Files\Intuit\QuickBooks\

If the error persists, learn how to fix common web connector errors.

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