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QuickBooks Web Connector FAQ’s and How-to’s

QuickBooks Web Connector

The QB Web Connector is a Windows application that allows QB Desktop application to exchange data with third party online applications. Web Connector is completely a different application than QuickBooks Desktop and requires separate installation on Windows, whereas QuickBooks Online comes with an inbuilt Web Connector that works over the cloud. This article will guide you through each step of setting up QuickBooks Web Connector on Windows operating system, and you can also read frequently asked questions about QuickBooks Web Connector that will answer all of you general queries about QBWebConnector. Follow the complete article for detailed information.

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What is the use of QuickBooks Web Connector?

QuickBooks Online Web Connector application is used to integrate QuickBooks Desktop with several third-party online applications to provides users with more versatile solutions. The exchange of data between QB Desktop and online web applications is done using the Web Connector that automatically opens the online application files with .qbw extension. Intuit® has listed more than 500 applications on its website that can be integrated with QuickBooks desktop where each application has its unique features and needs to be controlled accordingly for favorable outcomes.

How do I add QuickBooks Web Connector?

QuickBooks Application Store

Some of these applications integrate with QuickBooks POS for managing payments with payment processors, while some applications provide industry-specific solutions for manufacturing, healthcare, automotive, accounting, real state, nonprofit and many other industries. Users can also integrate applications that ease business functions like CRM, Data Security, e-Commerce, Inventory Management, Human Resources, and many others.

How to install Web Connector for QB Desktop?

If you are using QuickBooks in Multi-user mode, then make sure to download and install the Web Connector app on every workstation in the network that needs to exchange information from third-party online applications. Follow the steps below for downloading and installing QB Web Connector.

  1. Create a folder with the name of Temp in the C drive of your computer.
  2. Download QB Web Connector Installer file. (You will find the download link further in the article).
  3. Open the downloads of your computer and move the installer file to the Temp folder in the drive.
  4. Right-click the QB WebConnect zip file and select Extract Here.
  5. Now Right-click the QBWebConnector.exe file and select Run as Administrator.
    What is QuickBooks Web Connect?

    QB Web Connector icon in System Tray on Windows

  6. After the installation QB Web Connector icon will appear in the system tray.

How to Uninstall Web Connector app of QB Desktop?

  1. Click the Start button and select Control Panel.
  2. If you are on Windows 7, press Windows + R key on your keyboard and type Control Panel in the Run box and click OK.
  3. Click Uninstall a program under Programs and Features section.
  4. Double-click the Web Connector and select Uninstall.
  5. If you don’t see QBWebConnector in the list, then navigate to C:\ Program Files(x86)\ Common Files\ Intuit\ QuickBooks\ or C:\ Program Files\ Common Files\ Intuit\ QuickBooks\ folder and delete QBWebConnector file.

NOTE: Here is a list of fixes that is included in the latest versions of QB Web Connector app.

How do I Disable/Remove QuickBooks Web Connector?

  1. Click the Start button on your keyboard and type QuickBooks Web Connector.
  2. Right-click it from the list and select Delete.
  3. Click Yes for the Confirmation.
  4. Disabling QB Web Connector will stop the app from auto-start and QB Web Connector will not sync data with the online app.

How to Download QB web connector 2019

The latest version of Web Connector is Version Now Download Intuit® web Connector from the link given below..

Download QuickBooks Web Connector from Here.

NOTEQB Desktop Web Connector version only supports TLS 1.0 and if you are utilizing TLS 1.2 or other then you will need an updated version like

What is a QWC file?

QWC is a file that is used by QB Web Connector to authorize the exchange of data between Desktop app and third-party web applications.

How to Open QWC File in Web Connector

  1. Download the QWC file that you require from QuickBooks Application Store.
  2. Double-click the QWC file from the download location.
    Install QuickBooks web connector run as windows service

    QB Web Connector Authorization

  3. QB Web Connector will automatically open the QWC file.
  4. Click OK on the Authorize New Web Service window.
  5. Enter the password in the Password field and wait till QB Web Connector authorizes the application.
    How do I add QuickBooks Web Connector?

    Web Connector application installation

  6. Checkmark the checkbox beside the web application and click Update Selected.
What QuickBooks Versions does Web Connector support?

The Web Connector works with all QB Desktop applications those are supported by QuickBooks Software Development Kit (SDK). Following are the versions of QB Desktop that works with Web Connector.

  1. QuickBooks POS V13.0 or any later version.
  2. QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise.
  3. QB Desktop Pro.
  4. QuickBooks Desktop Premier.
  5. All 2016 and later versions of QuickBooks Desktop (The UK and Canadian Editions).

A user might also encounter various types of errors while installing and using QuickBooks Web Connect. One common error that most of the users face is QuickBooks Enterprise Web Connect Error QBWC 1085. If you are also facing such error, then follow our article on How to Rectify QuickBooks Web Connector Error QBWC 1085. In case if the error persist or you are getting a different error then feel free to contact us at our  Web Connector Support at 1.855.738.2784.

Edward Martin

Edward Martin

Edward Martin is a Technical Content Writer for our leading Accounting firm. He has over 10 years of experience in QuickBooks and Xero. He has also worked with Sage, FreshBooks, and many other software platforms. Edward’s passion for clarity, accuracy, and innovation is evident in his writing. He is well versed in how to simplify complex technical concepts and turn them into easy-to-understand content for our readers.

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