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Manage categories is missing in the "more" drop down of products and services

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QuickBooks Team

Manage categories is missing in the "more" drop down of products and services

I'd like to help you get the option back in the product and services page, brucej1971.


It's possible that your account is using the sub-items feature. We can switch it to Categories by following the steps below. Note: Once modified, you can no longer go back to the sub-items feature.


  1. Go to the Gear > Products and Services.
  2. In the suggestion box that says Categories make organizing your products and services even easier than sub-items - and can make entering transactions a snap, select the Ready to make your life easier link 
  3. Click the Switch now button.

Please see these sample screenshots:



After the steps above, you will now see the Manage Categories under the More drop-down menu.


For future reference, I've got this article about categories: Group your products and services into different categories.


I'm available if you have more questions about QuickBooks. Have a good day!

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