How to Install QuickBooks Enterprise without License

Nitty Gritty of QuickBooks Enterprise user License:

  • One user license of QuickBooks Enterprise allows the authorized owner to use and install the QuickBooks Enterprise software on two more computers only.
  • Trying to install it on more than two devices via multi- setup for sharing the same data files, would be a breach of QuickBooks agreement and terms and conditions.
  • Only the authorized owner of the QuickBooks Enterprise can use the license to install it on other devices.


Why install QuickBooks Enterprise:

The salient features of the QuickBooks Enterprise are as follows:

  • You are allowed to set permissions to different tasks and specific user access levels such as view only, edit, create, erase, print, etc.
  • If you can assign some files as no permission zone for a certain category of users in your company.
  • You can also easily customize the default features of this software such as banking, debit and credit accounts functions, sales, and manage Payroll. This is a great feature that personalizes the features as per your business needs.

How to assign a specific role on QuickBooks Enterprise:

  • First of all open QuickBooks Enterprise software on your computer.
  • Locate the ‘Company Menu’ option and open it.
  • From the drop-down menu please select ‘Users.’
  • Here you can select the ‘Set up Users and Roles’ option.
  • Look for the ‘Role List’ option and open it.
  • Now click on the ‘New’ tab.
  • Here, in the text bar of the ‘Role Name’ section, you can create a specific name of the role you wish to create.
  • You can also decide the access levels of each role you create.
  • Once you are satisfied, click on ‘OK.’

How to set up a user on QuickBooks Enterprise:

Please follow these steps to set up a user on QuickBooks Enterprise:

  • Open QuickBooks Enterprise software on your computer.
  • Open the ‘User List’ option.
  • Now under the User List drop-down list click on ‘New.’
  • Create the name of the user in the ‘User Name’ section.
  • Create a password after creating a user name.
  • Now you can create a specific name for the role.
  • You can also decide the access levels of each role you create.
  • Once you are satisfied, click on ‘OK.’

If you require a Multi-user Mode:

QuickBooks Pro and Premier allows many users to access and use the same company file at the same time.


  • A common network is mandatory for all users to access.
  • Each user is required to have their own QuickBooks license.
  • The Multi-user Mode of QuickBooks Pro enhances the collaboration chances and work efficiency.
  • Due to individual access of each user the extra safety of the data files, as each individual access can be set.

Scope of Service:

We hope this article has helped you to understand the scope of ‘Installing QuickBooks Enterprise without a license.’ For any issues:

Call QuickBooks Toll-free number.

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