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QuickBooks QBXML File

QuickBooks QBXML File

If you use both QuickBooks Online and QuickBooks Desktop, you need to download files from one and upload them on the other.

Sometimes it happens that you download a file and find yourself unable to operate it no matter what you try. At times, you may find that the file is not executable. That means you have downloaded the QuickBooks QBXML file and it needs to be executed with a proper application.

The BigXperts QuickBooks help team has come across many such requests asking for the troubleshooting of the problem. Our QuickBooks technical support team is always there to help you out with QuickBooks-related issues.

Why does the QBXML file doesn’t work?

The first point to note before proceeding with downloading and working with the QBXML file is that it couldn’t be used for a QuickBooks import. Also, it couldn’t be opened by QuickBooks even for reading purposes.

If you want to import important data from QuickBooks Online to QuickBooks Desktop, follow the solutions provided below.

Resolving QuickBooks QBCXML File-Related Problem:

QuickBooks: Convert QBXML to QBW

We will follow these simple steps below to make sure that we are able to import the QBXML file from QBO. Please make sure you follow all the steps below very carefully for even the slightest deviation.
Will help you to solve your problem:

Total Time: 8 minutes

  1. Step One

    Open your QuickBooks Online and login with your account details.

  2. Step Two

    Go to the Gear icon given at the top of the screen, click it, and choose Export Data from the drop-down menu.

  3. Step Three

    Go to Get Started and click it.

  4. Step Four

    You will get guidance from the prompt on your screen. In the very First Step: Prepare to Export, and install ActiveX Control by clicking the install button.

  5. Step Five

    Click Install ActiveX Control Now.

  6. Step Six

    Once the screen shows you the confirmation message of the installation is done. >> Hit Continue.

  7. Step Seven

    Go to the Data you want to export, choose it, and hit Continue.

  8. Step Eight

    In the third step: Request Your Data Page, review that your data is going to be changed once you have completed the export. Now, hit Continue.

  9. Step Nine

    You will need to type your contact information on the next page and click Continue afterward.

  10. Step Ten

    Finally, hit Close.

Importing The QBXML File Into QuickBooks

You can initiate the following steps to import data from a QBXML file into QuickBooks:

  • To import the QBXML File to QuickBooks Desktop Powershell
  • You need to first install the CData Cmdlets for that Computer which is having the QBXML file saved.
  • Now install the Remote connector on the computer hosting  QuickBooks Desktop.
  • Once you have installed the Cmdlets and Remote Connector on the respective computer you can easily import the QBXML file to QuickBooks Desktop.

Verifying that the import was successful:

Once you are done with the importing part of the data, it’s time to check whether it’s working for the purpose you downloaded it for.

QuickBooks Found an Error When Parsing the Provided Xml Text Stream

Finally, run a Balance sheet and a Profit and Loss report to check if the answers match. The report must be run on an accrual basis and For All Dates in both of the programs.

Please make sure that no data was entered in any of the reports after exporting the. If the data still doesn’t match, get in touch with our QuickBooks experts Team.


  1. What is a Qbxml file?

    Information file made by the online variant of QuickBooks, company cash the board program; contains organization money related information in XML design. QBXML documents are normally traded to reinforce money-related information in XML design or to move QuickBooks information in a configuration that is more generally upheld than QuickBooks designs.

  2. How would I import a Qbxml file into QuickBooks?

    💠 QBXML Conversion 
    💠 Double-tap on the downloaded QB Mac Installer. 
    💠 Drag the QuickBooks symbol to the Applications envelope. 
    💠 Double-tap the QuickBooks symbol to open the application.

  3. How would I make a common installment in QuickBooks?

    💠 Select Processing Tools
    💠 Create a Recurring Charge
    💠 Select Create a Recurring Payment to set up another charge
    💠 or select Manage Recurring Payments to alter, plan, and deal with your common charges.

  4. I am having a copy of the QBXML file. How to upload it to a new QuickBooks online account?

    Importing a QBXML file to QuickBooks online is not possible. If you are transferring the QuickBooks online account from one account to another.

    You need to remember the below points.

    💠 Sending QBXML files from one QuickBooks online account to another is can be possible in one way. First of all export the file to QuickBooks Desktop and then select Company >>> Export File to QuickBooks Online. Now you can log in to the new company and also can export data to the new QBO file.
    💠 You can Import data to QuickBooks online from 60 days of the file creation date.
    💠 You can transfer or export the data of QuickBooks Desktop to QuickBooks Online but that will overwrite the QB online existing file.

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