QuickBooks Licence Lookup Tool, (Find Product & License Number)

Get Licence and Product Numbers

QuickBooks Licence Lookup Tool helps users to find their license and product number in the QuickBooks Desktop app. When the users try to re-install QuickBooks or upgrade it to a new system, they need the product and license number. You can get these numbers at several places that depending on how you purchased QuickBooks.

Steps to Get Your License Number in QuickBooks Online

If you are using QuickBooks Online, then you can easily find your product and license number by following these steps.

  • Firstly, go to the Gear icon that is on the top right of your QuickBooks homepage.
  • Then, you can see Tools, Settings, The company, and Lists options.
  • After that, you have to click on the Settings button and choose the Account and Setting option.
  • On the top right corner, you will see the Billing and Subscription option then click on it.
  • Now, you can see your license number.

Procedure to Recover License Number In QuickBooks

When you have lost your QuickBooks license number and need to recover it, then follow the methods to recover your lost Licence Number.

Through the Software

You can recover your lost license number through the software. Follow these steps to recover it easily.

For QuickBooks Desktop Pro, Premier, and Enterprise

  • Firstly, open and run your QuickBooks Desktop.
  • Then, press the F2 key on your keyboard. 
  • Now, you can see the Information Window of Product.
  • After that, you have to open the Product Information Settings.
  • And, you can see your License Number.

For QuickBooks Desktop Mac

  • You have to open and run QuickBooks Desktop.
  • Then, click on the Help menu and select it.
  • After that, you have to open the Product Information Settings.
  • And, you can see your License Number.

For QuickBooks Desktop Enhanced Payroll/Basic

  • Firstly, open QuickBooks Desktop and run it.
  • Then, you must go to the Employees menu.
  • Click on the Payroll Center and try to switch it into the Payroll Tab.
  • After that, you can see the License Number in the Window’s Subscription Statuses.

For the QuickBooks Point of Sales User

  • First of all, you have to open QuickBooks Desktop and run it.
  • Then, click on the Help menu and select it.
  • You must select the About Point of Sale option.
  • After that, click on the Product Line
  • Now, you can see the License Number.

Through the License Lookup Tool

License Lookup Tool will help you to recover your lost license number. So, follow these steps to find it.

  • Firstly, you have to open the browser and move to the License Lookup website page. 
  • Then, you will see two methods, Business Phone, and Business Email.
  • If you choose the Business Phone method.
    • Then, click on the Find License and Product Number.
    • After that, you will receive a message in the registered phone number and you can see your license number.
    • In case, you can’t see that email in your Inbox, then please check the Spam folder.
  • If you choose the Business Email method.
    • Then, click on the Find License and Product Number.
    • After that, you will receive a message in the registered email id and you will see your license number.
    • In case, you can’t see that email in your Inbox, then please check the Spam folder.

Through DAT File

QuickBooks stores the license number in a file on windows. So, you can recover it through the SAT file. Follow these steps to recover it.

  • The very first step is, you have to open File Explorer and enter C:\ProgramData\Common Files\Intuit\QuickBooks.
  • Then, press right-clicks on the qbregistration.dat file and open it with a text editor.
  • You have to search for the License Number and get it.

Through the Customer Support

After going through the above methods, if you can’t recover your license number, then go for help from QuickBooks Customer Service. By this method, you will surely recover it. There are two ways to get help from them.

Contact Through The Product

  • First of all, open and run QuickBooks Desktop
  • Then, go to the Help menu and select the QuickBooks Desktop Help option.
  • After that, click on the Contact button. And, you will get a space to describe your problem related to QuickBooks like Lost my License Number. You can’t enter more than 170 characters.
  • Click on the Let’s Talk button and choose between Chat and Callback. You can only contact them during Business hours.

Contact Through The Website

  • Firstly, you have to go to the QuickBooks website.
  •  Then, choose a Product name or Edition.
  • you will get a space to describe your problem related to QuickBooks like Lost my License Number. You can’t enter more than 170 characters.
  • After that, click on the Continue button and choose between Chat and Callback. And wait for a response. 

Signs of License Error in QuickBooks

There are some signs that denote the license error that occurs in QuickBooks.

  • Error 3371: Could not initialize license properties.
  • QuickBooks is unable to load the license data.
  • Error: Wrong Validation code or the service is temporarily unavailable during activation.
  • Message: You are unable to use Online Banking because QuickBooks is not registered.
  • You must subscribe to an accountant’s copy file transfer service.

Procedure to Fix QuickBooks License Error:

The error comes when the user doesn’t enter the accurate information while QuickBooks registration. A damaged MSXML file is the reason for this error. QuickBooks Tool Hub is a tool in QuickBooks to resolve many problems including license errors. You can fix this error in two ways.

Fix Error By Using QuickBooks Tool Hub

When you see the license error in QuickBooks, then try to fix it by using QuickBooks Tool Hub. Follow these simple steps to resolve this error.

  • Firstly, you have to close QuickBooks Desktop and all the running programs.
  • Then, download the latest version of QuickBooks Tool Hub.
  • The file will be on the QuickBooksToolHub.exe form.
  • Save the downloaded file, where you can easily find it. 
  • Then, open the downloaded file QuickBooksToolHub.exe file.
  • After that, QuickBooks will show you some on-screen instructions, follow them.
  • And agree with the terms and conditions
  • After that, a popup will display on your screen with the License Agreement, read this and click on the Yes tab to accept it.
  • Now, choose the destination location for QuickBooks Tool Hub and click on the Next button.
  • Then, you have to click on the Install option, to start the installation.
  • In the end, click on the Finish option.
  • When the process is completed, open the tool.
  • After that, you have to choose the Installation issues option and click on the 3371 error to fix it. 
  • Click on the Ok button to confirm your selection.
  • It can take some time. When the QuickBooks Tool Hub resolves the issue, you can start QuickBooks and open the data file.

Delete the MSXML File Manually

If QuickBooks Tool Hub didn’t fix the error, then try to fix it manually. When you delete the MSXML file, you lose registration and licensing details. Then, you have to enter the details again to open QuickBooks.

  • Close all the running programs on your desktop.
  • Then, click on the Windows icon and type Run on the search bar and Run it.
  • You have to type or copy and paste the following path: C:\ProgramData\Intuit\Entitlement Client\v8
  • After that, press Enter to open the folder. If it does not open, then enter the following in the Run box: C:\ProgramData\Intuit\Entitlement Client\v6
  • You have to find the MSXMLDataStore.ecml file.
  • And, press right-click on this file and choose the Delete option.
  • When the MSXML file is deleted, then open QuickBooks and register again.
  • Now, your problem has been solved.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Why do we require Product and License numbers in QuickBooks?

It helps you to install QuickBooks accurately. If you are trying to re-install QuickBooks, it is very necessary. 

What is the QBRegisstration.dat file?

The QBRegistration.dat file includes all the information on QuickBooks product registration. You can get it C:\Program\Data\Common Files\Intuit\QuickBooks folder.

Can I find the License number in Mac?

Yes, you can get the license number in Mac.