Trying to take a report out of QuickBooks, and want to analyze it Excel, but QuickBooks unable to export to excel? Don’t get panic, if you are facing the same situation. Here in this article, you can find all of the solutions, and reasons for the issue. Let’s start the article, without wasting time;

Why Can’t Export from QuickBooks to Excel

Here are some possible reasons why you may not be able to export the current worksheet:

  • The problem is in the report or data file itself.
  • QuickBooks version and MS Office are not compatible.
  • QuickBooks installation and MS Office were damaged.

First, we have to know that how can we export a file to excel here are some steps to export to excel:-

Issues that you Face when QuickBooks Unable to Export to Excel Error

  • Maybe Microsoft Office Excel is not installed on your PC. 
  • Damaged and destroyed your MS excel software.
  • Your File doesn’t work properly
  • Maybe your QuickBooks Software Damaged.
  • Your Software is not updated.
  • Maybe the file registry was not working properly.

Don’t panic. We will tell you some of the solutions to this problem to fix it easily.

How to Fix Export to Excel Issues in QuickBooks Desktop

To fix the export to excel problem in QuickBooks Desktop, we have given different solutions to the problem. Go for the solutions, and check which solution work out.

Solution 1: Initially Update QuickBooks Desktop

In the first solution, you should update the QuickBooks to the latest released version. First ensure that, which version you have, and update it to the latest version. After that, reopen the QuickBooks and follow the below steps to export a report;

  • Open a report from the lift of the ‘Report’ menu. 
  • And click on the ‘Excel’ option.
  • Make sure that, all export options are including excel. 

Solution 2: Recheck the QuickBooks System requirements

As we know, it is a problem related to Microsoft Office, that’s why we should check the system requirements in QuickBooks. Each, and every QuickBooks version, have some specific Microsoft Office. So it should be good to check the system requirements for every QuickBooks version. And if Microsoft is not compatible with your version then, you need to upgrade it. 

And if Microsoft is not compatible with QuickBooks then repair the Microsoft Office.   

Check if Microsoft Office repairs are needed

Here’s how you can repair Microsoft Office.

Windows Vista, 7, 8 and 8.1

  • Click the Start button on the screen or keyboard
  • Go to Control Panel and click on Programs
  • Uninstall the program, click on the Office Product (Excel) that you want to repair, and then click Change.
  • Depending on the availability of the option, click on Online Repair, and then select Repair or Repair, and then proceed
  • Follow the on-screen prompts

Windows 10

  • Click the Start button on the screen or keyboard
  • Select the MS Office product you want to repair and click Edit
  • Depending on the availability of the option, click on Online Repair, and then select Repair or Repair, and then proceed
  • Follow the on-screen prompts.
  • Go back to the QuickBooks accounting software and try exporting the report.

Solution 3: Toggle the UAC

There is another solution to the export problem, and that is, toggle the user account controls.  This needs to turn off the UAC settings. 

  • Click on the ‘Start’ button from Windows.
  • Launch the ‘User Account Control Settings’ by typing it in the search bar.
  • Now choose, and move the slider to ‘Never Notify’.
  • Click ‘Ok’, and restart the computer. 

Solution 4: Reinstall the QuickBooks

It is always been good to install Microsoft Office, and Excel on the system before installing the QuickBooks. If your Microsoft Office is not installed before QuickBooks then uninstall, and reinstall the QuickBooks Desktop. And try to export a report. If still, it is not happening then uninstall, and reinstall the Excel. 

To Reinstall the Excel

  • Open Control Panel, Go to Programs and Features.
  • Search for MS Office 
  • Select uninstall.
  • Reinstall MS Office from the CD and Windows Store.
  • Open QuickBooks and try again to your file export to excel

Solution 5: Get Online Support For QuickBooks unable to export files to excel.

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Solution 6: Get Online Customer Care Support

  • Open customer care on your QuickBooks software.
  • Right-click on the transaction, the transaction dialogue box will appear.
  • Select and choose the transaction journal.
  • Hit the Excel tab and create the new Worksheet to Export the report to Excel.

Final Note

That’s all, from our side. Hope you find it informative. And now you have the idea that why this issue occurs, and how to fix this issue. Some of the mistakes done by the users, so use the QuickBooks, and Microsoft Office properly. Still, if you need any help from us then you can get our QuickBooks support at any time, and anywhere.

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