QuickBooks accounting software application offers its users with the option not only to access their company files remotely, but also the additional files on your system. If you want to access your file remotely, then you need to install the QuickBooks Remote Access tool on the computer you wish to access the files. It is quite safe and secure to access your files remotely through the remote access web interface.
In this article, we shall be trying to comprehend the concept of QuickBooks remote access and how you can remotely access your files through this tool.
What is QuickBooks Remote Access Tool?
QuickBooks Remote Access empowers you to speedily and easily access your company data, email, and other software package and documents from anyplace and at any point of time.
This tool enables you to do the following at your fingertips:
- Easily move a file, or an entire folder, between different systems.
- Copy and Paste between distant location and local computers
- Effortlessly print documents from your remote system to a local printer.
Is it quite challenging to get started?
Installation of the QB Remote Access Tool is pretty simple and programmed. Just need to proceed with these given steps:
- Create an account by signing up
- Download and install the software application on the system which you wish to access the files remotely. Besides this, you can also email your customers an invite to set up their workstation online to enable the remote access. This way you will be able to save your time and money as you won’t have to visit their offices now.
- Sign in at http://qb.webex.com from a different workstation to access your workstation.
If you want to know more about QuickBooks Remote Access functionality, speak to Accountinghub QuickBooks tech support team at our helpdesk number.
What versions of QuickBooks run smoothly with QuickBooks Remote Access?
It is easily accessible only for QuickBooks software for computers having operating systems:
- Windows 95, 98, ME (Millennium Edition), XP, 2000, NT, or Vista.
However, it doesn’t run with QB Pro software for Mac users and QB Online Edition, which offers remote access provision for up to 20 users without the requirement for Remote Access feature.
Is QuickBooks Remote Access safe and sound?
You can bank on the QuickBooks Remote Access to offer multi-level defence with application-level access mechanism. All the information transferred during a remote access meeting is encoded using industry-specific 128–Bit SSL. QuickBooks Remote Access is firewall responsive and can function through ports 80 and 443, the customary ports for HTTP and HTTPS–based interactions.
These ports are already arranged to authorize traffic from nearly all firewalls. Because added ports need not be unlocked in the firewall, the safety of company networks is never vulnerable.
For improved safety, QuickBooks Remote Access has two–factor verification process: to access remote workstation you have to enter a sign in username/password and special OTP. The access code for every computer will be different.
What are the minimum system requirements to run the QuickBooks Remote Access?
No special system requirement is required for QuickBooks Remote Access. If you have already installed QB accounting software in your computer then it will be easier for you to make use of this tool features.
How to Setup Remote Access Feature for QuickBooks?
- Sign up for QuickBooks Remote Access Provision online
- Open the Web browser on the system from which you wish to remotely access files and sign into your account on the QuickBooks Remote Access web page.
- Press on the ‘Set up System’ tab to download QB remote access tool.
- Provide Nickname for the system when prompted and Press on Next tab
- Now, mark the checkbox next to selections to start every time you sign into a remote session. The selections include: “Robotically lessen screen resolution to match;” “Use full-screen display by default;” “Deactivate this system’s keyboard and mouse” and “Make this system’s monitor blank.”
- Put a tick mark in the checkbox next to the apps to access remotely on this system. For a negligible once-a-month charge, access only QB company accounts. By paying a bit more every month you can access all of company files and applications remotely. Hit the “Next” tab.
- Mark the box for confirmation option to use. You can either provide a pass code or use a registered phone number. Hit the “Finish” tab.
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