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Create a desktop shortcut for QuickBooks Online

You can add a QuickBooks Online shortcut icon to your desktop screen in just a few clicks. These steps will work for all browsers, whether you’re using a Windows computer or a Mac (OS X).

To add a QuickBooks Online shortcut to your desktop screen

  1. Close or minimize any open windows until you can see the desktop screen.
  2. Open the browser you normally use QuickBooks Online with, but make sure it is windowed such that you can still see the desktop screen behind it.
  3. Sign in to your QuickBooks Online account.
  4. On the address bar, you will see a QuickBooks icon right beside the website address. Drag and drop it onto the desktop screen.
Note: The icon may appear as a lock icon, depending on the browser you are using.

You can now double-click the new desktop icon to open QuickBooks Online in your default browser any time you need it.

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