Sometimes, POS transactions do not appear in QuickBooks Desktop after performing a financial exchange. Find out what causes this and how you can restore these missing transactions.

Missing Point of Sale transactions in QuickBooks Desktop may be caused by one of the following:
  • A backup was restored in QuickBooks Desktop after the financial exchange.
  • QuickBooks Desktop transactions were manually deleted.
  • A different QuickBooks Desktop company file was opened.

Note: Select the solution that best matches your situation.

Too many transactions are missing

  1. In QuickBooks Desktop Point of Sale, select Financial > Financial center.
  2. Select Show Advanced Options.
  3. Select Recover Data Now.
  4. Select Continue on the warning message.
  5. Enter the date range that was covered by the original financial exchange.
  6. Type Yes in the confirmation window and select Continue.
    Note: This sends the transactions to QuickBooks Desktop again.

Only a few transactions are missing

  1. Select Point of Sale > Sales History.
  2. Select the Sales Receipt that needs to be resent to QuickBooks Desktop.
  3. Select I want to > Show Financial Detail.
  4. Select Resend this document during the next financial exchange.
  5. Select Financial > Update QuickBooks.