QuickBooks POS Multi-User Setup

QuickBooks POS Multi-User Setup is an easy way to allow multiple workstations to track your store’s daily transactions.

With the help of QuickBooks Point of Sale multi-users you can assign specific tasks and permissions to the user.

This post will discuss setting up QuickBooks Point of Sale Multi Users with simple steps.

Note: If you want one of our experts to help you set up multi-user access, you can get in touch with us.

QuickBooks POS Multi-User Setup in 4 Simple Steps

Step 1: Download and Install QuickBooks Point of Sale

Download QuickBooks Point of Sale

  • Go to the QuickBooks Downloads website
  • Then click on Standard Setup
  • Now select your Country
  • Then choose your Product as QuickBooks Point of Sale
  • Select the Edition as Basic, Pro, or Multi-Store.
  • Then Select Version such as 18, 19, etc.
  • Now click on Search
  • Click Download

Note: Download the Old QuickBooks Point of Sale versions

Install QuickBooks Point of Sale

  • Now open the Installation file
  • Then click on Next
  • Accept the License Agreement and click Next
  • Enter your QuickBooks Point of Sale License and Product Number
  • Click Next
  • Choose the type of Installation
    1. Only this computer: Choose this option for a single-user mode
    2. Two or more computers: Choose this option for a multi-users
  • If you choose Two or more computers then select the type of installation on your computer
    1. Server Workstation: This computer holds your company data.
    2. Client Workstation: This computer is used to record daily sales, track inventory, etc.
  • Select Next
  • Click Install and Finish
  • Now your program is ready to use in multi-users.

Step 2: Switch the server to the Multi-User Mode

  • Open QuickBooks Desktop Point of Sale
  • Go to the File > Switch Company File to the Multi-user Mode

Step 3: Set up Folder Permissions on Server Computer

  • On Server Computer, Go to the company file location, Default company file location is C:\Users\Public\Documents\Intuit\QuickBooks Desktop Point of Sale 18.0\Data
  • Make right-click on the Company File folder and select Properties
  • Go to the Sharing Tab
  • Select Advanced Sharing
  • Make a check on Share this folder
  • Select Permissions and then click Add…
  • Enter “QBPOSdbsvuser” then select OK
  • Select QBPOSdbsvuser, then click Full Control. Ensure the permission of Everyone user is set on Full Control too.
  • Click Apply and OK

Note: You may also face QBPOSShell Has Stopped Working

Step 4: Firewall Configuration for QuickBooks POS

You can do the Firewall Configuration For QuickBooks Point of Sale manually.

After following the above steps, QuickBooks POS Multi-User Setup is good to go for your business/store. In case, you need any help, you can speak with our experts for a quick consultation.

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