You can import Locations/Department from text files or Excel spreadsheets directly into QuickBooks Online using Excel Transactions software. 

Connect your QuickBooks Online to Excel Transactions App from QBO AppStore by clicking the "Get App Now" button

You can get the free trial of the product in the QBO AppStore. 


Basic Import Steps


Click on "Upload File" Menu and upload your file.

  1. Select your file and spreadsheet which has the Locations/Departments that you want to import
  2. Select the QBO entity as Location / Department
  3. Set up the mapping of the columns in your Locations/Departments import file to the corresponding fields in QuickBooks (Refer below Section)
  4. Click Import and your Locations/Departments will be directly added to your QuickBooks company



The important step in the import is to map your file headers to QuickBooks field in Step 3 of the import. Some key steps below:

  • You need to map your file headers to "Excel Transactions" fields.This mapping will enable us to import your transactions properly in to QuickBooks company.
  • In the mapping screen, we have the "Preview Mapping" button which can help you to visualise your current mappings as per the QBO screen with your file headers.
  • Please refer basics of field mappings for more info. If you have any confusion or doubts, feel free to drop an email to support@saasant.com.



Excel Transactions Fields


Field Name
Format
Description
Name
Characters
Name of the Location.
Parent Location
Characters
Name of the Parent Location.


FAQ's


Most of us would have some questions while moving data to your QuickBooks Online. Some of them for your reference below: 

  • I made some mistakes in the mapping. Your application imported wrongly. So my QuickBooks file got corrupted. Is there any way to undo or revert?

Sometimes it happens due to the wrong mapping. It is possible to inactive the entire customers which went wrong. Our DELETE feature is the rescue. More Info...

  • I want to get an email for each upload. Is it possible?

Yes. It is. You need to enable couple of settings while importing. More Info...

  • Do you have any sample templates?

Yes. We do have. Sample template for Imports.

  • What are the file types supported by your application?

txt, csv, xls, xlsx files