How to Access QuickBooks Desktop Remotely


QuickBooks remote features are the most important feature of growing your business. Using QuickBooks remote access tool, you can enhance your rate of business and increasing the number of users operating with comfort from a remote location. In this blog, we are discussing how to access QuickBooks Desktop remotely and what are the benefits of using it.

QuickBooks is the best accounting software that gives the best accounting features to manage business accounts and finances. QuickBooks allows the user for QuickBooks access using an internet connection and also without an internet connection. QB permits you that you can quickly access your business accounts, financial expenses, invoices, emails, chats and documents and so on from any time at anyplace.QB users an easy and quick transfer of the file or folder or printing the documents within both computers from your remotely located computer and so on. and you can take many benefits available from the QuickBooks service. 

Supporting options for QB remote access

Quickbooks provides the following options for supporting QBs remote access:

  • QuickBooks desktop hosting on the cloud
  • QB remote access tool is used.
  • To Quickbooks, Online switching

You have to select supported options for QuickBooks Remote Acess listed below:

  • QuickBooks Desktop Hosting on the Cloud

QuickBooks Desktop Hosting software through third-party servers will provide you access to the cloud. An authorized user can access Quickbooks using the internet from anyplace. Quickbooks users will have all features are available on the QuickBooks desktop, smartphone, laptop, and other devices. 

  • Access through QuickBooks Online

Quickbooks is a cloud-based software from intuit which gives the permission you can access to QuickBooks over the internet and connecting with any device at any desirable place and desirable time as well. Does it depend upon the QuickBooks plan you have to choose how many users will avail of this service? QuickBooks is the best option to work on QuickBooks with the independent of the move around. It so differs from QuickBooks desktop and its features.


  • Using QuickBooks Remote Access Tool 


QBs remote access tool can be connected with a remote machine that has the QuickBooks Desktop installed. After once connected, you can easily copy the complete files between local and remote systems, quickly print files on the remote server through a located printer, have simple access to QuickBooks data folders and files remotely. QuickBooks desktop remote access tool works with the Cisco WebEx tool which helps in organizing online meetings. Two versions of these tools are the QuickBooks Access and Full desktop.

Most Advantages of using QB Remote Access Tool

if you are using QBs remote access tool then you take several benefits from the Quickbooks.

  • Amongst computers transfer the file or folder.
  • To accountants saves the time of travel and cost of office infrastructure.
  • Amongst remote and local PCs copay and paste.
  • You can quick and easy printing the documents from remote PC to a local printer.
  • Track the activities of the accountants by clients and managers.
  • Many different users can collaborate on the same QB file.

Few steps to signup and download the remote tool

  • To signup QuickBooks, a remote access tool goes to the Intuit website.
  • Later that login on your QB account on the QBs remote access website.
  • Then, download the QuickBooks remote access tool installation file:
  • Click on the setup
  • Enter computer nickname in the nickname field & click.
  • After that you checked the option ‘you have to reduce the screen resolution automatically to match; ‘you have to use full-screen vies by default; ‘and you have to disable computer keyboard and mouse & make the computer screen is blank.’
  • Upon the computer, place a checkmark next to the software to have remote access. ( Access only the QuickBooks accounts for minimal monthly charges.)
  • Click next.
  • You have to checkmark the automatic option.
  • You have to enter the passcode otherwise use the mobile number. ( if you use QuickBooks remotely, then the passcode option will permit you to input passcode on the login page. with the mobile number option needs that the tool call you and then tells you to access the code each time.)
  • After that click Finish.

Steps to use the Remote Access Tool?

  • Here given the steps for using QBs remote access tool
  • Firstly, Launch the browser upon the remote system and then log in to the QBs account on the QBs remote access website.
  • You have to check the box where you have given a computer nickname and click on the connect.
  • After that, you have to authorize the QBs desktop with the password or phone authentication. if you QBs remote access tool calls & prompts for a passcode, then input the passcode on the mobile.
  • You have to click on the remote access drop-down menu and choose on end QB remote access session once the session is complete.


I hope this blog will help you access the information from QuickBooks using the QuickBooks remote access tool. You want to get more help with any kind of issues then you can dial our toll-free helpline number and talk to our QuickBooks Online support experts and QuickBooks technical help-team.