Asked by: Jodee Nugues
asked in category: General Last Updated: 16th March, 2020

How do I change the company file location in QuickBooks?

If what you want is to change the file location, you just simply do the ff below:
  1. Go to the location where your file is currently saved.
  2. Right click your company file (with green icon before the name or .
  3. Go to another location (e.g desktop or new folder/ location where you want to save it) paste the company file.

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Just so, where is the company file stored in QuickBooks?

Note: The default location for a QuickBooks Desktop company files is: C:UsersPublicPublic DocumentsIntuitQuickBooksCompany Files, For Sage it is C:ProgramDataSageAccounts, from either of these locations you should be able to choose the version/year of the application your file is using.

Additionally, how do I change the name of a company in QuickBooks? Here's how:

  1. Click the Go to client's QuickBooks drop-down at the top.
  2. Select the company file you want to update.
  3. From there, click the Gear icon.
  4. Under Your Company, select Account and Settings.
  5. Go to the Company tab on the left panel.
  6. Click the Company name section to maximize it.
  7. Change the client's company name.

Subsequently, one may also ask, how do I change the default backup location in QuickBooks?

Create a backup

  1. From the File menu, select Back Up Data.
  2. Specify the backup location: To back up to the default folder on the local hard drive, select Default Location.
  3. Click Backup then Finish.

How do I save my QuickBooks company file?

Manually Back Up File

  1. From the File menu, choose Back Up.
  2. Click the Back Up Company File tab.
  3. Click the Browse button to change the filename and indicate the backup location.
  4. Click Save.
  5. Optional: Select other items in Back Up Options area.
  6. Click OK.

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