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3 Easy Troubleshooting Methods For QuickBooks Error 147 [VERIFIED]

QuickBooks Error Code 147

Connecting QB and bank accounts are one of the most popular features of the QuickBooks application. It allows users to initiate transactions from the application. QuickBooks error 147 arises when there is some kind of trouble in connecting your QB application with your bank. It can be because of a glitch on the bank servers or some unattended notifications on the bank’s website. Due to this error, users would not be able to download bank transactions or initiate any transactions from the QB application.  

Are you facing problems connecting your bank with QB due to QuickBooks Error Code 147? Reach out to an expert at +1-(855)-955-1942 and they can guide you on how to fix it.

Reasons for QuickBooks Bank Connection Error 147

As mentioned above, problems with your bank’s server or website could be a reason for QuickBooks bank connection error 157. The detailed reasons are as follows:

  • Your bank is performing system maintenance and the servers are down.
  • There are some important unattended notifications on your bank’s website that are preventing the connection.

The methods to resolve QuickBooks error 147 involves refreshing your bank account connections in QuickBooks, checking notifications by the bank on their website, and contacting the bank. Let’s look at these solutions in detail:-  

Solution 1: Refresh Your Bank Connection In QuickBooks

At times refreshing the connection with the bank in the QB application can help you resolve various bank and qb errors. Let’s look at the steps you need to follow to refresh your Bank connection in QuickBooks Self-Employed and QuickBooks Online:

QuickBooks Self-Employed

  • Run QBSE on your system and click on the Gear icon.
  • Under Transactions, Choose Bank Accounts. 
  • Finally, tap on Refresh all.

QuickBooks Online

  • Run QuickBooks Online on your system.
  • Click on the Banking menu and choose Bank Feeds from the option.
  • Tap on the Bank Feeds Center.
  • Now select your account and tap on the Refresh icon multiple times. 

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Solution 2: Sign In To Your Account Through Bank Website

Unattended important notifications by your bank can be a reason for QuickBooks bank connection error 147. You need to go to your bank’s website and sign in to your account. Go through all the notifications and ensure that you don’t miss out on anything important. Once you are done, reboot your system and then rerun QuickBooks. Check if the error is resolved. 

Solution 3: Contact Your Bank

If the solutions mentioned above don’t work out for you, your bank may have blocked the access. You need to reach out to your bank and inquire if QuickBooks Error Code 147 is arising because of them. Most banks have a dedicated customer support line that can help you if you reach out to them. You can also raise a complaint through your bank’s website such as the bank of America.

So this has been all about QuickBooks error 147. Hopefully, it will help you establish a bank connection with QB and complete your transactions. In case the error still persists, reach out to an expert at QuickBooks Data Service Solutions Helpline Number +1-(855)-955-1942 and they will guide you on what should be done. 

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Lily Evans

Lily Evans is a Certified Accountant with Expertise in QuickBooks, Sage and Quicken Accounting Software. Lily has been working with Data Service Solutions for the last 3 years as a QuickBooks Expert and is Helping Accounting software users with their day to day accounting tasks and issues.

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