Download, Install & Setup Intuit Data Protect for File Backup

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Are you looking to install, setup and update the Intuit data protect? Well, through this article have explored the complete process for it. So, keep reading!

Backing up your company data files in QuickBooks is crucial for maintaining the integrity of your financial information. To ensure the security of your data, you can utilize Intuit Data Protect, which allows you to create backups of your Intuit data, including company files. In this post, we will guide you through the process of downloading, installing, and setting up Intuit Data Protect for file backup. Follow the steps below to learn more about the procedure.

How to Set up Intuit Data Protect?

The steps to set up Intuit Data protect are enumerated as follows:

  • Open your QuickBooks Company file on your computer or server.
  • From the File menu, select the backup provider to configure or enable online backup.
  • Use the same email address and password you used to sign up for Intuit Data Protect to log in. If you can't remember your password, you can use the intuit password reset tool. Please note that the IDP login may differ slightly.
  • Once the setup is complete, click "Next tab."
  • Select the QuickBooks company file and click "Proceed." Choose the folder where you want to store the backup, then click "Proceed."
  • Choose whether to backup local copies of the selected files and click "Next."
  • Select the files and folders you want to back up.
  • Click "Continue" and set up the daily backup schedule.
  • After that hit a click "Continue" and configure the notification settings.
  • Click "Next" to complete the setup process.

Downloading Updates for Intuit Data Protect

  • Click on the "Help" menu option in QuickBooks.
  • Choose "Update QuickBooks."
  • In the "Update QuickBooks" window, click the "Update now" button.

  • Select the "Intuit Data Protect Update" option.
  • In the "Update" menu, choose "Data Protect."
  • Select "Receive Updates."
  • Follow the steps below to immediately install the Intuit Data Protect Update:
  • Right-click on the Intuit Data Protect icon and choose "About Intuit Data Protect."

  • Check the box for updates.
  • The update installation process will take some time.
  • Once the installation is complete, a popup will appear, notifying you that your Intuit Data Protect software is up to date.

How to Restore a Backup in Intuit Data Protect?

  • Right-click on the Intuit Data Protect icon and choose "Launch."
  • Select the "Restart" option.
  • Choose the files and folders you want to restore.
  • Click "Proceed."
  • Click on the "Backup" option. A pop-up notification will indicate the successful backup.
  • Click "OK" to finish the process.

Winding Up!

We have provided all the essential details on Intuit Data Protect, including the steps to download, install, and set up file backup. If you encounter any issues, feel free to contact our QuickBooks Enterprise Technical Support experts at 1-800-761-1787, and they will be glad to assist you.

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