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Can i work on both desktop and online?

I need to work online occasionally and my employer wonks on the desktop.  can they sinc?

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Tori B
QuickBooks Team

Can i work on both desktop and online?

Hey there, @SRSRTish


I hope you're enjoying the evening. 


You can convert Online to Desktop or vice/versa and continue to only work in one program instead of both. However, at this time, the ability to sync the two is not available. If you'd like, I can submit feedback to our product development team, so this can be considered in a future update. 


In the meantime, you can check out Move your QuickBooks Desktop file to QuickBooks Online for more details about converting the data into one company if that's something you'd be interested in. 


Please let me know if there is anything else that I could assist you with. I'll be around the corner to help you every step of the way. You can always reach out to us here in the Community anytime you have questions or concerns. Take care and have a wonderful weekend ahead! 

Community Champion

Can i work on both desktop and online?

An option to consider is self hosting or third party hosting of your company in multi user mode (requires one license per user) then you could work remotely at same time your employer is working

Fiat Lux - ASIA
Level 15

Can i work on both desktop and online?


Explore this remote desktop app for your needs


Should you need to access your data file in multi-user mode, consider deploying a private cloud solution. It costs $25/month/access and you may use it in turns between your mobile users.

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