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In this article we’ll explain the measures in the QuickBooks Desktop to download bank feed transactions. There are only a few things you need to note in the QuickBooks Desktop before downloading bank feed transactions. You will start downloading transactions from your banks once you have set up your bank feeds account.

In the meantime, if you need expert assistance, do not hesitate to dial to contact our QuickBooks desktop support and our expertise would help.

  • You have to take a snapshot of your company files before you proceed.
  • You cannot download different transactions over and over again into the same QuickBooks desktop company file. However, the bank may be able to restore transactions on its behalf so that QuickBooks can download them again. To assist with this go to your bank.
  • Only .qbo files compliant with Web connect.   Other files like QFX and QIF Quicken files would not function. There are several third-party applications available on the Intuit marketplace which can handle the QIF.

 The methods to Download the Bank Feed transactions in the QuickBooks Desktop are listed below:

If you wish to download utilizing the Direct Link, go with the following steps mentioned below:

  • Perhaps as you log in the beginning, the QuickBooks downloads the maximum possible transactions available from your bank instantly. This is important since the QuickBooks can download. This will carry you up to one year of past transactions, based on the bank. Many banks only download for the last 90 days.
  • Open QuickBooks to go to the Banking section and click on it.
  • After that Check for Bank Feeds, then click on Bank Feeds Center.
  • Pick the account you use to log in from the list of bank accounts. This is optional, you are authorized to edit or remove items only by pressing the drop-down button under the Send items to your bank section.
  • Tap on the Download Transactions button to access your transactions
  • • Note: If you’ve downloaded transactions, but haven’t checked them yet, click on the transaction tab. And learn how it can be checked here.
  • • Press Synchronize button. If you just need to download transactions for a specific account, select Sync this account. Or if you need to download transactions in one bank for all of your accounts, click on the sync all for that bank.
  • Then Insert your PIN or password under Access to Window to link to your bank.
  • After that press OK.

You must balance or add some new ones, once you download the transaction.

  • Note: By deleting the assertion you are allowed to remove any existing (already matched / added) transactions. To stop duplicating documents, after you have deleted downloaded transactions, you could not open them afterwards.
  • If you’d like to download using Web connect go with the following
  • Some banks will let you set download date range. If your bank does not have this feature, the very first time you use it you will instantly get the maximum amount of transactions available. That can be 30, 60, 90 days or, based on the bank.
  • web connect offers two ways of importing the transactions:

 When using the QuickBooks Desktop follow the steps below:

  • Open the QuickBooks, check, and click on the Banking button.
  • Then Look for Bank Feeds and press the Banking Center.
  •  After that find your bank here, and tap on Download Transactions. This will trigger a redirect browser window to the website of your Bank.
  • Then Log in to the website of your branch, and download the Web connect file.

And if you are outside of the QuickBooks Desktop 

  • Open any of your computer’s web browsers and then open your bank’s website.
  • After that Log in by using a standard sign-in method (user name and password) of your account.
  • If the Web connect file has been downloaded, import those downloaded files into QuickBooks Desktop later.

Note: Each bank has a separate method for downloading Web connect files from the QuickBooks. If you are not certain how to do this, then we suggest that you visit the website of the bank and check out their measure. If you can’t get any more advice then get in touch with our experts.


Hopefully this article will help you download the banking feed transactions in the QuickBooks Desktop. If you still have any issues and questions, please contact our QuickBooks Desktop support. We list among the most experienced and esteemed of our experts. We remain committed to delivering our full expertise and service to our Clients. You can also contact us at ( via email. And to more about the QuickBooks visit @

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