If I try to edit a check to add a split, it will not let me. How do I edit checks to create a split?

I tried to click on the check I want to edit and it doesn't do anything. There is no way to add the split while initially entering the check?


Greetings, agbookkeeping18.

I'll help you edit and split a check in QuickBooks.

Please follow the steps below:

  1. Go to Accounting.
  2. Under Chart of Accounts, locate the account, then select the View register hyperlink align to the account.
  3. Choose the check, then click Edit.
  4. Select the send account under the ACCOUNT column.
  5. Enter all the necessary information of the 2nd account.
  6. Click Save and close.

I've attached a screenshot below for your reference.

If following the steps above still won't let you edit a check, I recommend performing the basic troubleshooting by using a private browser to see if the issue is browser related. Please follow the steps below: 

  • For Chrome, press Ctrl + Shift + N
  • For Internet Explorer or Firefox, press Ctrl+Shift+P.
  • For Safari, hold down Command+Shift+N.

Once done, edit a check by following the steps above.

If private browsing works, you can go back to your default browser and let's clear the cache and history. You can check out the How do I clear temporary internet files and cache? article to help you clear caches.

Please let me know if the steps above work for you, agbookkeeping18 by dropping a comment below. Have a great day!

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