Why do I have to input items in POS and then re-enter them into desktop separately?


Hello there, m3jdistributors,

You can share information between POS and QuickBooks Desktop by using the Financial Exchange feature. This process allows you to cut off your workload in inputting your items separately in QuickBooks Desktop.

You need to set up your preferences to make this possible. Kindly follow these steps:

  1. Go to the Edit menu, then select Preferences.
  2. Select Integrated Applications, then click the Company Preferences tab.
  3. From the Applications list, select QuickBooks Point of Sale.
  4. Select on Properties.
  5. In the Access Rights tab, select the option Allow this application to read and modify this company file.
  6. Select OK in the Properties window, and in the Preferences window.

For the detailed steps and additional insights about the feature, kindly check out these articles:  

Please let me know if you have other concerns about sharing information between your QuickBooks accounts. I'm just around if you need help.

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