What is this?
Your financial provider is providing you an easy to use solution to share your Accounting information with them. This means no more manual process! This is a safe and secure option for sharing the data needed. If you’re leveraging QuickBooks Desktop these are the instructions to follow.
How Safe is my Data?
Your information is encrypted end to end and your credentials will never be shared
Steps to Connect QuickBooks Desktop to Your Financial Provider
Download QuickBooks Web Connector.
Install QuickBooks Web Connector.
Configure QuickBooks Web Connector.
Enable QuickBooks Desktop within the Railz Dashboard
Part 1: Download QuickBooks Web Connector
The first step is for the business to download the QuickBooks Web Connector and Railz .qwc configuration file from Railz Connect™.
Part 2: Install QuickBooks Web Connector
Each business should install the QuickBooks Web Connector (QBWebConnectorInstaller.exe).
For step-by-step instructions to install QBWC, businesses can refer to this [QuickBooks Help Article](https://quickbooks.intuit.com/learn-support/en-us/install-new-products/set-up-quickbooks-web-connector/00/185852).
Step 3. Configure QuickBooks Web Connector
In steps 2-4 of Railz Connect™, a business will be prompted to configure the QuickBooks Web Connector.
1. With QuickBooks Desktop open, a business should navigate to File > App Management > Update Web Services to launch the QuickBooks Web Connector and add a new application.
2. In the QuickBooks Web Connector, a business should select Add an Application and choose the previously downloaded **Railz .qwc file** from their windows file viewer.
3. In the QuickBooks Web Connector, the business should then select the checkbox and enter the password provided in step 4 of Railz Connect™ when prompted.
4. After being prompted for the password, a business should select Update Selected to initiate data retrieval.
Part 4: Enable QuickBooks Desktop within the Railz Dashboard
In the Railz Dashboard navigate to Integrations>Accounting.
Toggle to enable QuickBooks Desktop.