How to Restore a (.QBB) File in QuickBooks?

Restore a (.QBB) File in QuickBooks

What is QBB file and why does it require restoring how can one restore the QBB files? Well, the QBB file is the backup of QBW files. These files contain or store the essential data of company. The financial records, images, logos, letters, images, and such date are stores in the QBB files. So, restoring the recent file is important as you know that you cannot run a business without the required data. However, there is no reason why you should lose the peace of mind as it is not quite a tough task to restore a QBB file in the QuickBooks. Be it from the local hard drive, CD, network drive, USB flash drive, or from any other media; it is pretty simple to restore QBB file in QuickBooks.


Steps to Restore A Backup File in QuickBooks

Here we are going to provide you the steps which you can follow & Manage, How To Restore Backup File in Quickbooks? and these are the Six steps which you can follow to do the necessary tasks.

Total Time: 6 minutes

1. Plug-In The Storage Device

Insert the USB flash drive, CD or other storage device in the appropriate drive if the backup file is not on the network folder or hard drive.

2. Launch Quickbooks

✓ Launch and open QuickBooks and go to File menu.
✓ Click Open or Restore Company and open the restore wizard.

3. Select Restore A Backup QBB File

Select Restore a backup copy QBB and click ‘Next’.

4. Open Backup Copy window

✓ Select ‘Local backup and click ‘Next’ again. Here you will see that the Open Backup Copy window opens.
✓ If required, you may scroll down the drop down menu and find the backup file location which contains the .qbb file extension.

5. Again : Select Backup File

✓ Select backup file and click ‘Open’ and click ‘Next’ again.
✓ If required, you may click ‘Save’ and scroll down to the location where the backup file is to be restored.

6. Select Backup File & Click ‘Save’

Select backup file and click ‘Save’. In case QuickBooks displays any message, respond to it accordingly.


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In case QuickBooks finds the file with the same name in the specified folder, it may ask whether you want to replace it. Here, you should click ‘Yes’ only if you want to replace the file. Once you click ‘Yes’, the existing file will get deleted and replaced by the present backup file data you are restoring. If you are not certain about whether to erase the existing data, you may select ‘No’ and restore the file by renaming it differently.

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If you are doing it for the first time, you may feel a bit confusing. However, if you closely follow the steps mentioned above, you can do it without undergoing any hassles. Moreover, you have all the freedom to talk to the QuickBooks experts if you face any difficulties.


FAQ

What is a qbb file in QuickBooks?

The .qbb file is created when the user takes the backup of the QuickBooks Software account. This file is only opened and read by the QuickBooks software and not from any other software.

How to restore QuickBooks backup file?

To restore QuickBooks backup file by creating a new company file
◼ Then go to the File menu and click on Open or Restore the Company 
◼ Click on Restore the backup (.qbb) copy and click on Next button 
◼ Local Backup and click Next 
◼ Select and open the backup file (company name.qbb) 
◼ Click on the Save button.

How to restore a QuickBooks file from a flash drive?

When the file is not on the hard disk then it can be restored using any other device like Flash drive, USB, network folder, local hard drive, and more. Then go to the File menu >> Open or Restore the Company >> Click on Restore the backup (.qbb) >> Next >> Local Backup and click Next >> Local Backup and select Next >> Go to the location of saved backup file >> Select and open the backup file >> Next >> Save and then restore the backup on desired location >> Click on backup file >> Save.

How to restore QuickBooks backup file to a previous date?

◼ Open the QuickBooks software
◼ In the File menu, click on the option Restore Company 
◼ Select restore a backup copy
◼ Click on the Next and go to the location where you have the saved backup file from the previous date
◼ Again, click next and select the location to restore the file
◼ Save all the preferences
◼ Restoring QuickBooks backup file to a previous date is done.

How to open a qbb file without QuickBooks?

For opening the .qbb file without QuickBooks follow these steps:-
◼ Then you have to import the file into excel spreadsheet 
◼ Open the Excel then go to the File menu and then click on the import option 
◼ Click on the Data tab and then select the other resources
◼ Search the qbb file and after this, click on the qbw file to open it without QuickBooks.