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Level 2

quickbooks desktop for Mac 2020

this AM , when i opened quickbooks for Mac 2020, the home screen looked very different and I want to change it back to how it was yeasterday.  Please help ... ALSO I am trying to speak with a live person by phone about this matter and connot find a way to do this.  the chat doesnt work

Best answer March 05, 2021

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Level 9

quickbooks desktop for Mac 2020

Click on the Home Page/Navigation icon in the top left (looks like a compass). 

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quickbooks desktop for Mac 2020

Hello, @aral4665.


I'm here to guide you in performing some troubleshooting steps to isolate this concern 


Let's stat by updating your QuickBooks software is updated to the latest version. This makes sure that the program displays the latest  foreign exchange rate and downloads needed patches to resolve unexpected behavior.

  1. From the QuickBooks▼ drop-down, select Check for QuickBooks Updates.
    • If a newer version is available, select Install Update.
  2. When prompted, select Install and Relaunch.
  3. When the update is complete, QuickBooks for Mac automatically opens.

Once completed, make sure to restart QuickBooks to ensure that all components are updated. Then, you can try reviewing your Desktop View Preferences to ensure that it is set to save the configuration you set as its background. You can refer to this article to learn more about customizing your workspace, toolbar, tabs, and color display in QuickBooks for Mac: Customize your QuickBooks display.


If the issue persists, you'd want to run the built-in Verify and Rebuild tool. This is a built-in tool that auto-detects and auto-fix data damage issues within QuickBooks. Here's how:

  1. Open your QuickBooks company file.
  2. Choose the File menu.
  3. Select Utilities.
  4. Click Verify Data.
  5. Pick OK when you see the message QuickBooks detected no problem with your data. You may continue using your company file.

Once the Verify finds an issue with your QuickBooks data, you will be prompted to Rebuild Now or View Errors.  You can refer to this article for more detailed steps: Verify and Rebuild Data in QuickBooks Desktop.


On the other hand, you can follow these steps so you'd be able to contact our Customer Care team.

  1. Go to this link:
  2. Select QuickBooks Mac Desktop.
  3. Click on a topic or use the Search for something else button.
  4. Scroll down to get the contact options.

Fill me in if you have other questions about modifying your QuickBooks Display preferences. I'm always here to  help.

Level 2

quickbooks desktop for Mac 2020

i have done this and my homepage still looks like this attachment. thanks




quickbooks desktop for Mac 2020

I wish I could make it better, @aral4665.


Since you're still unable to change the display preferences of your homepage even after following the steps above, I'd recommend contacting our Customer Care Support.


With their tools, one of our specialists can pull up the account on file and investigate further what is the reason behind the changing display of your homepage. To do so:

  1. Go to Help.
  2. Select QuickBooks Desktop Help.
  3. Click Contact Us.

Additionally, I've also included this reference for a compilation of articles you can use while working with us: Help Articles - QuickBooks Desktop for Mac.


If there's anything else that I can help you with, please let me know in the comments below. I'll be here to lend a hand.

Level 9

quickbooks desktop for Mac 2020

Click on the Home Page/Navigation icon in the top left (looks like a compass). 

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