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Automatically invoice unbilled time activities

With QuickBooks Online’s Automation feature, invoicing your customers for unbilled time activities is effortless.

Note: Auto-invoicing for unbilled activities is available only in QuickBooks Online Essentials and Plus.

Enable automatic invoicing for unbilled time activities

Here's how to turn on the automatic invoicing feature:

  1. Go to Settings ⚙️.
  2. Select Account and Settings.
  3. Select Advanced, then select the Edit ✎ icon in the Automation section.
  4. Select Automatically invoice unbilled activity. This will display a set of options. Set your preferred invoicing schedule, and choose how you want to be notified every time. turn on automatic invoicing in QuickBooks
  5. After adjusting your settings, select Save.
Note: QuickBooks Online auto-generates the invoices overnight. Depending on your setup, notifications will appear in the Activity feed on your Home page.

There are two ways to view auto-created invoices for unbilled activities.

To view from the Sales page:

  1. Select Sales.
  2. Go to Invoices.

To view from the Audit Log:

  1. Go to Settings ⚙️.
  2. Select Audit Log. Auto-created invoices show as created by "System Administrator".

Now you know how to turn on the automatic invoicing feature and view auto-created invoices for unbilled activities.

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