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 SecuriSync. 

Set up automatic backups in QuickBooks

Automatic backups

  1. Go to the File menu and select Switch to Single-user Mode.
  2. Go to the File menu again and hover over Back up Company. Then select Create Local Backup
  3. In the window, select Local Backup and then Next
  4. In the Local Backup Only section, select Browse and select where you want to save your backup company file.
  5. Set the number of backups you want to keep. This is optional.
  6. In the Online and Local Backup section, select Complete verification. This runs a test to make sure your backup file is in good shape before you save.
  7. When you're ready, select OK.
  8. Select Save it now and schedule future backups and then Next. Or if you don't want to save a backup now, select Only schedule future backups.
  9. Select the Save backup copy automatically when I close my company file checkbox. Then select the number of times between backups.
  10. To create a schedule, select New. Fill out the data fields to create a backup schedule. You can set a specific time or day of the week.
  11. After you set your schedule, select OK. QuickBooks asks you to enter your Windows sign-in password. This gives QuickBooks permission to run the scheduled backup.
  12. When you're ready to create your backup, select 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 SecuriSync

The folder with the backup of QuickBooks files can be synced to the SecuriSync. You can create a folder under My SecuriSync > 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 Managing SecuriSync Settings for more information.