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Edit your closed books in QuickBooks Online

SOLVEDby QuickBooks4Updated January 23, 2024

Learn how to change your closing date and password.

Close your books with peace of mind. If you need to change the closing date, or forgot the password you used to lock your books, don't worry. You can easily edit both.

Edit the closing date

If you need to edit the closing date or forgot the closing date password:

  1. Before you start, sign in to QuickBooks Online as a primary admin or company admin. Only admins can make these changes.
  2. Go to Settings Settings gear icon., then select Account and settings.
  3. Select the Advanced tab.
  4. Select Edit ✎ in the Accounting section.
  5. Change the Closing dateNote: To change your password, just enter a new password and confirm it.
  6. Select Save, then Done.

Track any changes made after you close your books

You can use an Exceptions to Closing Date report to see any changes made after you close your books.

  1. Go to Reports (Take me there).
  2. In the search field, enter Exceptions to Closing Date and open the report.

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