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How to edit check or paycheck numbers


This article describes how to edit a check, or paycheck, number.

Expected Outcome

You can change a check or paycheck number.


You have an active, up-to-date version of QuickBooks.


To edit a check number:

  1. From the QuickBooks menu on top, click Banking > Use Register.
  2. Select the account where the check or paycheck is located.
  3. Find and double-click the check or paycheck to open it.
  4. In the Check Number field, edit the check number listed.
  5. Click Save & Close to exit the paycheck and save the changes.
  6. Click Yes when prompted to record the changes.

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