Stuck upon the fix license, validation, and registration issues in QuickBooks desktop and looking for an ideal solution. Well, your search ends right here. At times, the user ends up in an error message after registering, subscribing, or syncing the data in QuickBooks. These error messages might include Error: The validation code is incorrect or the service is temporarily unavailable when activating. Or Message: You cannot use online banking because QuickBooks is not registered. Or You must subscribe to the accountant’s copy file transfer service. Or The sync license data online option is grayed out. There can be a couple of factors causing these errors in QuickBooks. However, such errors can be rectified using some set of steps. To know more, make sure to read the post till the end. Or contact us at +1-844-405-0907 and we will provide you with complete assistance.
What are activation, license, validation, and registration errors in QuickBooks Desktop
There are many common errors that a user can face when they try to activate the QuickBooks desktop after installing it. These errors arise with some error messages on the screen. The Error messages include the following:
Error: The validation code is incorrect or the service is temporarily unavailable when activating.”
“Message: You cannot use Online Banking because QuickBooks is not registered.”
“You must subscribe to the accountant’s copy file transfer service”
The Sync License Data Online option is grayed out.
Steps to fix license, validation, and registration errors in QuickBooks Desktop
The user can try performing the below set of steps to fix the issues successfully.
Case 1: Error- The user has entered incorrect license/product numbers
In this case, the user needs to ensure that the license and the product number tally. If the user bought the software from Intuit website, then looking for a confirmation mail might help. Or else, in the case being purchased from a retail store, finding a sticker on the CD would help in getting the right license number.
Case 2: Error- The validation code is incorrect, or this service is temporarily unavailable
In such a situation the user needs to check the date and time settings using the set of steps listed below:
- The very first step is to close the QuickBooks desktop
- And then, right-click the time display on the windows taskbar
- Now, go for the adjusted date/time
- And also check if the date and time settings are correct
- Continue with the steps
- Select the date and time tab and set the date for the current year
- After that click on apply and ok tab respectively
- And then, open the QuickBooks desktop and hit help
- Go for activate QuickBooks and also click on begin activation
- And also enter the validation code and then hit next
At the end of this post, we expect the reader to be successfully able to eliminate the issue using the steps discussed above. However, if the user is unable to, then getting in touch with our QuickBooks Support team at +1-844-405-0907 is suggested. We are a team of certified QuickBooks professionals who work round the clock in providing immediate support and assistance.