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How can I reset this? I want to delete all inputs I've made.

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How can I reset this? I want to delete all inputs I've made.

It's my pleasure to assist you today, cille_gonzales.


Before resetting your data in QuickBooks Online (QBO), be sure to secure a copy of your company information (vendors, customers, inventory, and chart of accounts list) in case you need them in the feature. To do this, please follow the steps outlined below:


  1. Go to Reports.
  2. Depending on what list you need to export, search for and run Account ListCustomer Contact ListVendor Contact List, or Product/Service List report.
  3. Select each report below to check how their columns should be ordered.
  4. After saving your report, export it.
  5. Open the exported report in Excel.
  6. Delete rows 1-4 to remove your company name and report title from the sheet.
  7. Save your report again as Excel or CSV.

For more insights on exporting data from QuickBooks Online, feel free to visit this link.


Then, you can proceed to purging your QBO data. Below are the step-by-step instructions on how to achieve this:


  1. Log into your QBO account.
  2. Change the URL to include /purgecompany (example: URL shows - change to:
  3. You can choose an industry type different from the one showing and mark whether you need to have accounts based on your industry. You can also start with an "empty" Chart of Accounts (COA) that will only give you 5 default accounts (Retained Earnings, Opening Balance Equity, Uncategorized Asset, Uncategorized Income, and Uncategorized Expense).
  4. The next screen will provide a summary of the items to be deleted. Type the word "YES" once the data gets deleted.
  5. Click OK.
  6. Select Wipe Data once your selections are complete.

You can read through this article to learn more about the whole process of purging you data in QBO: Delete your data and start over in QuickBooks Online.


Let me know if you have follow-up questions. I'm always around to help. Have a wonderful day ahead.

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