QuickBooks Error 185

In QuickBooks Accounting Software, users might have to face some kind of problems that may be connected with the bank, and various kinds of errors might be shown on the user’s desktop screen. Users can see all the income or expenses, create or send invoices, pay bills, download the very important aspect of every user that is the credit card, and also the bank account transactions with just the help of the QuickBooks Online Banking. And, now we are going to study the QuickBooks Error 185.

QuickBooks Error Code 185 occurs when any user will create or merge their bank account. It also occurs when the user tries to view all the banking information in QuickBooks.

What is the reason behind the various verification error 185 in QuickBooks

Just because of some security reasons, a user has to verify their identity to their financial institution while accessing the QuickBooks online-banking. When a user’s financial institution wants to know more data information than what is secure in QuickBooks then, this QuickBooks Error 185 or Bank connection error 185 generates.

Whenever any user fixes the various questions for security and for identity verification then, each time while accessing online banking, the user has to enter the answer to every question. There is also OTP (One Time Password) generated which is sent to your verified mobile phone for identity verification. And, with the permission of the user, QuickBooks secures all the answers in the form of security questions. There are multiple reasons behind the QuickBooks Error 185.

  • If various programs are running at the same time then, this error may occur.
  • The wireless network is not available then, this error occurs.
  • A slow internet connection might be the reason.
  • Restricting the QuickBooks because of Windows Firewall.

Methods to solve QuickBooks Online Error 185

Method 1: With your bank, verify your identification

  • Firstly go to your bank official’s site and log in to your account.
  • Then, follow the steps which are given on the screen for opening the account and that account should also be linked to your QuickBooks software.
  • Give the details if the bank asks for identity verification.
  • In QuickBooks software, open the transactions option.
  • Then, tap on the “Banking“ and select the amount by which you are facing the error.
  • Then press on the “Update” button.
  • When the updating process will complete, you will get a notification on your desktop screen.
  • Then press on the “Take action” and give all the answers to the security questions.
  • Then, submit it, after answering.

Method 2: With the help of Repair Tool

  • In the beginning, download and install a PC fixer in the system.
  • Then, press on the “Go” for a scan and clean process.
  • Press on the scan button.
  • In the end, tap on the fix all the options given.

Methos 3: General Solution

  • Press the Windows + R at the same time, and open the windows explorer.
  • Then do the right-click on the C Drive.
  • Press on the disk cleanup.
  • Select the right boxes.
  • Then, press on Finish.


All the information given above is beneficial for you. We are hoping that this solution will resolve the QuickBooks Error 185. When you use QuickBooks software and this error occurs. Then, these methods will solve your error. For further information or any query. You can contact QuickBooks Online Support and take the advice from the experienced QuickBooks Experts.

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