QuickBooks Won’t Update Bank Account: [Resolved]

While connecting your bank account and credit card account with your QuickBooks Desktop, you are provided the option to track your income and expenses without entering your account details again and again. The Bank Feeds feature in QuickBooks Desktop allows you to download your transactions and other online services without having to login to your bank account every time. Through the Bank Feeds feature in QuickBooks Desktop, the transactions can be done from your bank account and credit card easily.

However, in several cases, many users have faced issues with the bank feeds feature. There are multiple errors regarding the Bank feeds in QuickBooks and QuickBooks Won’t Update Bank Account is one of them. It is one of most common bank feeds error that generally occurs when you try to make changes in the existing account, but those changes are not visible in QuickBooks. It is common but frustrating issue because if the changes made in bank feeds are not visible, you may face other errors and issues as well.

If you are also going through the QuickBooks Won’t Update Bank Account issue and looking to resolve it manually, this article can help you out in many ways. We will be providing you the solutions for this error so that you can use your Bank Feeds services again. In case you require any kind of help, connect with our ProAdvisor at QuickBooks Customer Service Phone Number +1888-382-7559 toll-free.

Why QuickBooks Won’t Update Your Bank Account Transactions?

There are multiple reasons that can lead to the bank feeds errors and some of them are as follow:

  • Unstable or week internet connection.
  • Random power or network timeout.
  • Your system crashes while updating the account.
  • Misconfigured firewall settings are restricting QuickBooks to update bank feeds manually.
  • Some technical issues with your bank’s website.

How To Resolve The QuickBooks Won’t Update Bank Account?

If you want to update your bank account or credit card account in QuickBooks and want to resolve it, it is important to know the name of your bank account and its website. You need to perform the following steps to resolve the error:

Solution 1: Manually Update The Account

Initially, we will help you out in updating the bank account manually. Updating the bank account will refresh the connection between QuickBooks and bank’s website and that will help you in resolve the issue:

  • Run QuickBooks and from the main menu, go to Banking > Bank and Credit Cards.
  • Choose your account that you want to update and then click on Update.

Note: You may require to click on Update option multiple times to create a stable connection between QuickBooks and the bank’s website.

Solution 2: Check If You Can Access The Bank’s Website

  • From the main menu, go to Banking > Add Account.
  • Choose the bank from the list and then use correct login credentials for your bank account.
  • Make sure that you have complete access to your account. You can try using few of its services like account summary, account history and account details. If you manage all those services completely, there are no issues with your bank account. Now, try to update your bank account in QuickBooks again by following the Solution 1.

If you are still facing same issues with updating you bank accounts in QuickBooks, it is possible that there are some issues with the installation of your QuickBooks Desktop. It is also possible that there are some banking related errors available in your QuickBooks that doesn’t allow you to make any kind of modifications in your bank account.

These online banking errors are common yet a serious concern for you as you may be restricted from performing various important processes in QuickBooks. These errors can also damage your reconciled bank transactions.

Technical Support For QuickBooks Bank Feed Errors

Performing the steps provided in this article should be helpful for you in resolving the QuickBooks Won’t Update Bank Account issue completely. It is highly recommended resolving this error as soon as possible to avoid any further issue. If you are still not able to resolve the error or you are having some doubts in any of the step while performing the solutions, you can connect with our technical support department by just dialing our toll-free QuickBooks Support Phone Number +1888-382-7559 to get instant support for your issues.

QuickBooks Bank Feeds Not Working

QuickBooks is a boon for the small and medium-size business organization. It is an accounting and financial software which has made customer and inventory management, account and payroll management, reporting, etc easier for the user. Sometimes QuickBooks errors may occur which can slow down the workflow. Bank statements are a very crucial part of business transactions. Bank feed is a feature in QuickBooks which allows your bank account and credit card to connect with QuickBooks.

QuickBooks Bank Feeds Not Working

Sometimes you may face issues like the QuickBooks Bank feeds not working which can be very frustrating for a new user. We will discuss the QB Bank feed error in detail. Meanwhile, you can also connect to the toll-free QuickBooks Support Phone Number +1888-382-7559 for more guidance.

Symptoms For QuickBooks Bank Feed Error

Bank feeds does not update with QuickBooks automatically. An orange exclamation point shown in the account tile means that QuickBooks cannot retrieve transactions from your bank.

How To Fix QuickBooks Bank Feeds Error?

Below are a few mentioned scenarios, which could be the reason for QuickBooks disconnection with your bank account and credit cards.

Scenario 1: The Bank Had A Hiccup And Couldn’t Connect.

Bank did not respond to QuickBooks to retrieve transactions.

How to Fix

  • Open Banking menu from left navigation panel.
  • Select Banking Tab
  • Select the bank account you’re having problems with under the Bank and Credit Cards
  • Click on update button at the top right side of the screen.
  • Now, QuickBooks will again send a notification for the transaction to Bank. In reply, Bank will send transaction details to QuickBooks and the matter will be solved.

Scenario 2: The Password Has Changed.

For security reasons, many banks ask you to keep changing your passwords at regular interval of time. Sometime we may forget that changed password.

How to Fix

  • Open Baking center. Now click on the pencil icon at the top right side of the account panel
  • Now click on Edit sign-in info
  • A new window of Update sign-in info screen will appear where you can update your User ID and password. 

Scenario 3: The Bank Feed Connection Is Corrupted.

In this case, the connection between bank and QuickBooks is disconnected and it needs to be connected again.

How to Fix

  • In Banking center, Click on the pencil icon at the right side of the account tile.
  • Click on Account Info
  • Check the box next to Disconnect this account on save,
  • Save and close
  • Reconnect the account in the Banking Center

Alternate Solution

As an alternate way, you can also Import the Bank transaction manually to the QuickBooks. You can import a 350KB file at a time. So, ensure that the file is less than 350KB. Below are the mentioned steps:

  • Open Banking menu and then click on File Upload.
  • Now click on Upload transactions manually.
  • Click on Browse and select the downloaded transaction files. Click on Next.
  • Select the QuickBooks account
  • Now select the account where you want to feed the files. (If you set up an account: Click on Add New. Fill in the required details of the account you want to add.)
  • Click on Next
  • Now click on Finish.

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Hopefully, the above steps must have helped you. This QuickBooks Bank feeds error can be resolved manually but it is very frustrating for a new user. If you face any difficulties while resolving this process, we suggest you call us on QuickBooks Tech Support Phone Number  +1888-382-7559 toll-free .Our QuickBooks professional will help you to resolve any type of QuickBooks error in a quick time. Just call our QuickBooks Support Number  +1888-382-7559 any time.

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