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    Registering QuickBooks

    Article ID: 1001960

    Overview

    Registration is free and entitles you to many benefits, including access to technical support and notification of product updates.

    You can use QuickBooks up to 30 days without registering. After 30 days, you must register to continue using QuickBooks.

    Important: If you have multiple copies of QuickBooks, you must register each copy installed on every computer.

    Expected Outcome

    You can register your QuickBooks software.

    Assumptions

    You have an internet connection

    Details

    To register a copy of QuickBooks that has never been registered online:

    1. Open QuickBooks.
    2. Check to see if QuickBooks is already registered.
      Press F2 while in QuickBooks, and Product Information window shows REGISTERED or UNREGITERED.  To proceed in registering QuickBooks, close the Product Information window.
    3. Go to Help menu> Register QuickBooks.
    4. Click Begin Registration.
    5. Follow the prompts to complete the registration process.

    To register a copy of QuickBooks that has never been registered by phone:

    1. Open QuickBooks.
    2. Go to Help menu > Register QuickBooks.
    3. Write down the License and Product numbers shown.
    4. Contact support:
    • From within the USA, call 800.316.1068
    • From outside the USA, call 520.901.3220

    To register a copy of QuickBooks that was registered previously:

    If you install QuickBooks on a new computer, you need to register again. When you reregister, you must provide the ZIP code and phone number that was originally used to register the product.

    Note: QuickBooks will prompt you to register if it's required. Not all situations require you to reregister (such as reinstalling QuickBooks on the same computer).
    1. Open QuickBooks.
    2. Press F2 while in QuickBooks, and Product Information window appears. Write down the license and products numbers.
    3. Click OK.
    4. Go to Help menu> Register QuickBooks.
    5. Click Begin Registration.
    6. Follow the prompts to complete the registration process.

    6 comments

    roberty5/23/2013

    looks good

    Reply

    Brianna6/4/2013

    Thanks for the feedback Robert!

    Brenda5/25/2013

    I need to activate my payroll

    Reply

    Jo Ann6/21/2013

    Hi Brenda,

    I believe the article you are looking for is Activating a payroll service purchased from a retail store.

    I hope this helps. Thank you for commenting.

    Jo Ann

    Renee5/27/2013

    This was NOT as easy as printed on the package; however this site was helpful!

    Reply

    jessie5/30/2013

    excited to learn and save money

    Reply

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