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How to update QuickBooks Desktop to the latest release?

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Interested in finding out the steps involved in updating the QuickBooks 2021 upgrade to the latest release? Well, if that is the case, then make sure to read the post till the end. QuickBooks accounting software offers numerous features and functionalities, but it might show up to different issues as well. In order to eliminate these issues and introduce new features and functionalities, Intuit the developer of update QuickBooks desktop releases regular  to the software. And the user is recommended to keep the software updated to the latest release always to avoid any sort of technical glitch and enjoy new features. In this post, we will be discussing the steps that can be performed to update the software to the latest release. Thus, make sure to read ahead or you can also contact us at + 1(844)405-0907 for more information.

Schedule future automatic updates

The user can simply schedule the update for QuickBooks for the future by performing some set of steps. Here are the steps that are to be performed:

  • The very first step is to navigate to the help menu
  • After that select Update QuickBooks
  • And then choose Options tab.
  • Opt for Yes to turn on automatic updates.
  • Now, in order to share automatic downloads with other computers on your network, opt yes for each computer.
  • Now, select Close.
  • QuickBooks will automatically download updates when they’re available.


Steps to set up automatic updates

If the user often forgets to update the software, then he/she can turn on automatic update option. This can be done as follows:

  • Go for the Help menu at first and then, select Update QuickBooks Desktop.
  • Move to Update Now tab.
  • Opt for Get Updates to start the download.
  • Once the download finishes, restart QuickBooks.
  • If asked to, accept the option to install the new release.


After implementing the steps above, the user is expected to successfully update the software to the latest release. But if in case the user is stuck at any point of time, then, in that case, we suggest the user to contact our QuickBooks Technical professional at + 1(844)405-0907 and ask them to perform the necessary steps on your behalf. We are a team of professionals who work to provide instant support and assistance related to QuickBooks.

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