This article describes how to backup QuickBooks File Backup. QuickBooks files have a flat-base format and they are being changed frequently. As a workaround, it is possible to set up automatic backup of QuickBooks and point the backup files to a specific folder under ShareSync. 

Set up automatic backups in QuickBooks

Automatic backups

  1. Go to File menu > Save Copy or Backup. The Save Copy or Backup window opens.
  2. Select Backup Copy > click Next
  3. If you haven't already done so, click Options to set your backup defaults (such as where you want to save your local backup)> click Next.
  4. Select Change Location or Use this Location.
  5. Click Next.
  6. Click Save it now and schedule future backups or Only schedule future backups> click Next.
  7. Select the Save backup copy automatically when I close my company file every [number] times box.
  8. Enter a number in the field provided > click Finish.

For more instructions read the QuickBooks Knowledge Base. If you have some issues with QuickBooks files contact QuickBooks directly for the further assistance.

Point QuickBooks backup folder to ShareSync

The folder with the backup of QuickBooks files can be synced to the ShareSync. You can create a folder under My ShareSync > New > Folder.

After the folder is created, you can upload the QuickBooks backups and ensure that the backup data is synced with the cloud. Read the Knowledge Base article on ShareSync: Backup Policy (Admin Guide) for more information.