QuickBooks company files are the most important parts of QuickBooks because all your important financial data is saved here. It is highly recommended to store your financial data in a safe place or create a regular backup of your data. However, most of the users forget to create a backup of your QuickBooks company file. Well, QuickBooks does this automatically for you.
After the QuickBooks 2011 R6 and QuickBooks 2010 R2 versions, Intuit added an automatic data restoration feature that instantly create a backup of your company file while working on the your files. This feature is only available in the QuickBooks Pro & Premier version and is not available in the QuickBooks Enterprise and Accountant’s Edition.
This article will provide you the complete information about how the QuickBooks Automatic Data Restoration works. You can contact us at our toll-free QuickBooks Tech Support Number +1888-557-5018 if you are facing some issues with your data and you require support for those issues.
If you are using the latest version of QuickBooks then you will automatically get an added directory on your screen with new data files. This directory is the QuickBooks automatic data restoration directory.
How Does QuickBooks Automatic Data Restoration Work?
QuickBooks Automatically Data Restoration feature basically brings the inner diagnostic in the file within one hour after opening a QuickBooks company file. If the opened file went to the assessments then your system will indicate that the file is important and a backup file is already converted to the ADR directory.
QuickBooks create a duplicate of company file after every 12th time once the first duplicate is created. You have to run QuickBooks to complete this process. Once it is done, you will have two duplicated of your company file, one is 12 times and other is around a day old.
How Do You Recover The Back-Up File?
You need to follow the below mentioned steps to restore the backup of your company file:
- Go to the File menu and the select Open or Restore Company.
- Click on Restore a backup copy and then Next.
- Select Local Backup and then click on Next again.
- Go to the location where your backup file is located.
- Locate and select the backup file.
- Click on Open and then Next.
- Now, choose the location where you want to save the restored file.
- Provide a name to the file and then click on Save. (Note: The Save as type field will automatically populate QuickBooks Files).
- Read the message that occurs on
your screen before the restoration process starts. Click on No if you
get any of the following messages:
- [Filename].qbw already exists. Do you wish to replace it?
- You are choosing to overwrite an existing company file. Are you sure?
Selecting Yes will overwrite the existing QuickBooks Company file.
Technical Support For QuickBooks Data Issues
Hopefully, you find this article helpful and you have a clear idea about How Does QuickBooks Automatic Data Restoration Work. We have also provided the steps to restore a backup file so that you can start using it easily. In case if you are having any issues with your company files or you have some queries about QuickBooks then you can contact us at our toll-free QuickBooks Support Phone Number +1888-557-5018 and get answers for all your questions.