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Quickbooks contain lots of your important data which is stored in the Quickbooks company file. Hence, it is must to have a backup of the Quickbooks company file. Loss of this data can affect your business and if you are using the Quickbooks software on a regular basis then you must backup your quickbooks company file on a weekly basis to avoid any kind of data loss. the Quickbooks software allows you to schedule the backup of the company file. It will automatically create the backup of the company file.  In case, you have lost your data due to any Quickbooks error then you can restore these files to retrieve the data of the company file.

While accessing the Quickbooks company file, if you have encountered Quickbooks error 80070057 then try troubleshooting the error using Quickbooks file doctor tool.

We have explained below the method through which you can schedule quickbooks backup automatically. You can also schedule a reminder for backup according to your convenience.

Setup Quickbooks backup Automatically In Few Steps

You might have got this issue that “Quickbooks automatic backup is not working” after scheduling the backup. we have explained below the simple steps that you can follow in order to backup files at Quickbooks automatically.

  • Open the Quickbooks software and go to the files menu.
  • now click on save a copy or back up option.Quickbooks Backup Automatically
  • go to the options to configure the backup default settings to save the backup file on the local drive and then click on next.
  • Now click on Change the location and go to the next option.
  • Now click on save it now and schedule a future backup or only schedule future backups and then hit next.backup Quickbooks Automatically
  • choose the option “save the backup of company file automatically while i close the file every(number) times”.
  • enter the number and click on OK.

Schedule Quickbooks Backups

How to Backup QuickBooks

  • Open the Quickbooks software and click on the file menu.
  • Open the save copy or backup option and then select the backup copy and hit next.
  • now click on options to configure backup defaults and then press the next option.
  • now click on schedule future backup only and then open the back up on a schedule option.
  • provide a description for the backup and then provide the location where you want to save the backup of the file.
  • choose the number of backup copies and click on the next option.
  • now go to the store password option and then click on the store windows password.
  • now provide the credentials when prompted and provide the date, time, and the weekly frequency to schedule the backup.
  • Click on OK to save the settings.

Schedule Backups remainder in Quickbooks

Scheduling backup is required to be processed on a regular basis, but there are times when you might forget to backup the company files in Quickbooks. So, the quickbooks software allows you to schedule a reminder for the backup of your company file. you can set this remainder many times as you want. follow these steps to schedule backups remainder in Quickbooks Desktop.

  • Go to the Quickbooks software and click on the Files menu.
  • Now go to save a copy or back up and then choose the backup copy option and click on next.
  • now click on Option and choose the location where you want to save the backup files in “tell us where to save your backup copies”.
  • now choose the option to remind you about the backups when closing data every(number) times and provide the number according to your need.
  •  after this click on add the date and time of the backup and click on next.

so this way you can schedule a backup of Quickbooks company files automatically or you can schedule the future Quickbooks. if you think you may forget to backups in Quickbooks then you can also schedule the remainder for backups. they will remind you to backup your company files in Quickbooks. However, if you have encountered any issue while scheduling the backup at Quickbooks then feel free to contact Professionals at Quickbooks. You need to simply report your issue and they will provide you the best possible solution.


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