IT solutions like QuickBooks have made eased the businesses processes but that doesn’t mean that your IT solution won’t undergo any issue or problem. Even the most perfectly designed IT solutions will have issues and problems at some point of time and the same thing goes for QuickBooks solution.
Although QuickBooks is one of the most robust accounting solution available in the modern day world, but you might face some issues with as well and in this blog post, we will be looking at one of the most common issues of QuickBooks in which Outlook goes missing in the QB Send Forms Preferences.
The very advance and popular Microsoft Outlook allows you to send wide varieties of forms via email. In some cases, when you use the QuickBooks Outlook for sending forms, the outlook doesn’t appear in the My preference option which appears through Edit> Preferences>Send Forms. So, let’s look at some of the main reasons behind this problem and understand how it can be solved.
What causes this problem?
One of the main reasons behind this issue is that the user is still using an older version Microsoft office. For example, if you are using the Microsoft office 2010, then you might face this kind of problem because it no longer supports integration option for business solutions like QuickBooks. Even if your profile is not set up correctly in Microsoft Office, you can face the Outlook missing error while using QuickBooks and in some cases, people face this error because they forget to choose outlook as the default email program.
In some cases, you need to check with your hosting provider as sometimes in the QuickBooks hosted solution, the hosting provider hasn’t installed the office as a hosted application and that leads to missing Outlook error while using QB from your end.
How to solve this issue?
There are various ways to solve Outlook Missing Issue and we will look at them one by one.
First solution – Make sure that you are using an updated version of Outlook
Second solution- Make outlook as default email program
If you are using Outlook 2010 or 2013 then follow the below-mentioned steps
If you are using Outlook 2007 or any early version then follow these steps:-
Third solution- Edit the mail profile setting in windows
Fourth Solution – If any of the above-mentioned solutions doesn’t solves your problem then you will have to simply go through the various Microsoft articles in which various solutions of resolving such issues is mentioned.
If you find that Outlook is missing your QuickBooks then you don’t need to panic as it is a very common issue and it can be solved in just a few steps. If you are not able to solve missing Outlook issue on your own then it is a better option to get help from an expert.