QuickBooks Online Backup service uses its own program to create and upload online backups. After subscribing to the service and obtaining your Account ID and password, you must install the Online Backup client program.

Important: The information in this article only applies to QuickBooks Online Backup service which is typically used with QuickBooks 2010 and older.

If you use QuickBooks 2011 or later you should use Intuit Data Protect not QuickBooks Online backup service.  Please see Intuit Data Protect Frequently Asked Questions

Detailed Instructions

Before downloading, please refer to the article System Requirements for QuickBooks Online Backup, to ensure that QuickBooks Online Backup is compatible with your system.


QuickBooks Online Backup support tools