Install QuickBooks Point of Sale

How to Install and Activate QuickBooks Point of Sale

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How to Install and Activate QuickBooks Point of Sale


Every small or big business people need to keep complete track of their profits and expenses. The days are gone for hand-written receipts and journal ledgers after the advent of PCs and accounting software There are many accounting software available in the market but when we talk about the best then QuickBooks comes at the top of this list due to its advantageous features and functional power.

It came in existence in 1992 and till 2019 it has become the first startup business and big scale organizations. Now, it saddles new features like distributed computing to streamline your business administration. QuickBooks focuses more on bookkeeping and accounting administrations.


QuickBooks Desktop Point of Sale Installation Process:

QuickBooks online helps businesses to remove the full dependency on a bookkeeper. Before using QuickBooks, clients also need to know the complete process of installing POS software on your computer. Let us help you to know how to install and activate QuickBooks Point of Sale:


  • First, you need to start with downloading QuickBooks Desktop POS. Ignore, it if you have already done.
  • Now go to the folder or location where you have saved or downloaded QuickBooks Desktop Point of Sale and double-click .exe file (executable file) to run the POS installation.
  • Choose Yes to All whenever prompted overwrite the current unzipped files.
  • Click the next button and start the installation.
  • Read the license agreement carefully, if you agree, then clicks the checkbox to accept the terms of the license agreement and click next and click next

Activate QuickBooks Point of Sale

Choose the number of computers for which you want to use POS.

  • Single user: Select the option only this computer and follow the further process.
  • If You Choose Multiple Users then select 2 or more computers and choose if it is the client or server computer.
  • Client Workstation: The client workstation has simultaneous access to the program and used to help customers in their daily sales. It is usually a cash register.
  • Server Workstation: It creates and holds data of your company. This is the first workstation to which QuickBooks POS is installed.
  • Click on continue if you are agreed with everything or choose back in case you want to review your selections.
  • Restart your computer after that open QuickBooks POS on your desktop to get started.
  • Now the installation process is done, activate your POS.

How to Activate QuickBooks Point of Sale:

After installation of this software you need to know the activation process to use its functional features. QuickBooks synchronizes clearly with Visa accounts and financial balances, which suggest all trades made in your accounts, will, therefore, appear in it. As stated earlier QuickBooks is very user-friendly accounting software and helps you to manage your accounts without the help of accounting experts. Let's talk about the activation process of QuickBooks:


Activation of QuickBooks POS is required every time you install this software to create or open your company files.


Whenever you start QuickBooks Desktop POS, you will get an online registration form with different boxes.

Enter the last 4 digits of your business phone number that is used by you while buying QuickBooks POS and business address zip code and click continue.

If you have an internet connection working on your computer you will get an online registration form. Otherwise, with the validation code, the process of product registration will finish.

Note: In case you want to change the installation type of POS from workstation to server or vice versa, you need to uninstall and reinstall the software program

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