How to convert company file to a newer QuickBooks Desktop version

Points which are necessary before converting the file :

  • Only the Administrator user can update the company file
  • QuickBooks Desktop company file must be saved on the computer before QuickBooks Desktop Conversion, not on the network i.e. cloud or google drives
  • Remember Enterprise company files only work in QuickBooks Enterprise editions

Now detailed steps to convert the old QuickBooks company file to the newer version of QuickBooks

  • Open the new version of QuickBooks
  • Go to File 
  • Click on Open or Restore Company
  • Click on Open company file
  • Search your old company file and click Open.
  • Select Move Company File
  • Click on Update Now
  • Select all positive options like yes, okay, and next
  • After this, you will update QuickBooks company file to the latest desktop version
  • Now your file has been updated

If you face any issues call QuickBooks support at +1888-727-4587.