Resolve QuickBooks Online error code 101- Banking Connection Error

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Several commands are required by Windows to run the web-based applications, and whenever Windows fails to execute the required command, it results in QuickBooks Online error code 101. Along with that, to keep the QuickBooks up and running, several Windows applications like ActiveX, Java, .Net Framework and Flash player are also required. Damage in any of these impacts both QuickBooks Desktop and Online Service Center. However, the  bank error 101 can also occur while you try to add a bank with no valid account from your online banking account. We understand it has stressed you a bit. But don’t worry, you can fix error code 101 in QuickBooks by following the troubleshooting solutions covered ahead in this blog. 

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You might end up with QuickBooks Online error code 101 when there is an issue either with the bank account or your browser. The troubleshooting for both has been discussed below:

If there’s an issue with your Bank Account:

If you come across QuickBooks Banking error 101 while accessing your bank account, then you must follow the below-steps:

Step 1: Log in to your Bank’s Website

Open a new tab or a different browser and sign in to your bank’s website to see if you can sign in without getting any errors.

Step 2: Check if your Account is Active

If there’s an existing balance, or if you have made any transactions in the past 12 months, then your account is considered active. However, if you’re supposed to have an active account but are still unable to log in to your bank’s website, then, you must contact your bank instantly.

Step 3: Look for missed Prompts

Go back to your bank’s website and search messages that need your confirmation (ex. terms and conditions). Acknowledge the prompt, then go back and refresh your account in QuickBooks Online.

Method 1: Clear your browser’s Cache

QuickBooks Bank Connection Error 101 can take place due to corrupted file cache. To resolve it, start by opening your QuickBooks Online account in a private browser or incognito. It prevents your browsing history from being stored. Moreover, you may use these keyboard shortcuts as mentioned below: 

  • Google Chrome: Ctrl + Shift + N
  • Mozilla Firefox: Ctrl + Shift + P
  • Safari: Command + Option + P

After that, try to connect your bank. If you’re able to do so without any error, then, go back to your regular browser and clear its cache to fix QuickBooks Online error code 101. 

  • Go to the main menu and select Settings. From there, select the Privacy & Security panel.
  • Now, in the Cookies and Site Data section, click on Clear Data.
  • After that, unmark the Cookies and Site Data checkbox.
  • Further, mark the Cached Web Content checkbox and click on Clear.
  • Lastly, close the about:preferences page and it will automatically save all the changes that have been made.
  • On your computer, open Chrome and then, click on More> More tools> Clear browsing data.
  • Further, choose a time range. 
  • To delete everything, select All time.
  • Further, mark the Cookies and other site data and Cached images and files checkbox.
  • At last, click on Clear data.
  • In the Safari app on your Mac, choose History > Clear History, then click the pop-up menu.
  • Choose how far back you want your browsing history cleared.

 If you’re still stuck with QuickBooks Online error code 101, then you must proceed with the below-given solutions.

Method 2: Try using a different Supported Browser

  • Google Chrome
  • Mozilla Firefox. Note: To preview and print forms on Mac OS, you’ll also need the Firefox PDF plugin.
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Safari 11 or newer (Mac only)

Note: In general, QuickBooks supports the current and previous two versions of the browsers i.e. the older versions aren’t supported.

Method 3: Manually upload the Transactions

If you have connected your QuickBooks account to online banking, then you must proceed with the below-given steps to fix QB Bank Error 101:

  • In QuickBooks Online, go to the Banking menu or Transactions menu. Then select the Banking tab.
  • Select the blue tile for the account you want to upload the transactions into.
  • Select the Link account dropdown and then Upload from file.
  • Select Browse and then select the file you downloaded from your bank. Then select Next.
  • In the QuickBooks account dropdown, select the account you want to upload the transactions into. Then select Next.
  • Follow the onscreen steps to match the columns on the file with the correct fields in QuickBooks. Then select Next.
  • Select the transactions you would like to import. Then select Next.
  • Select Yes.
  • When you’re ready, select Let’s go

Follow these steps if you don’t plan to connect your account, or your bank can’t connect to QuickBooks, but you want to import bank transactions into QuickBooks:

  • In QuickBooks Online, go to the Banking menu or Transactions menu.
  • Select Upload transactions.
  • Select Browse and then select the file you downloaded from your bank. Then select Next.
  • In the QuickBooks account dropdown, select the account you want to upload the transactions into. Then select Next.
  • If you’re new to QuickBooks, you may not have an account to upload the transactions into. If you don’t see one, select Add New from the dropdown to create a new bank account.
  • Follow the onscreen steps to match the columns on the file with the correct fields in QuickBooks. Then select Next
  • Select the transactions you would like to import. Then select Next.
  • Select Yes.
  • When you’re ready, select Let’s go.

Get Professional’s Help To Fix QuickBooks Error 101!

We hope the troubleshooting methods mentioned in this blog would have helped you fix QuickBooks Online error code 101 without much trouble. However, there’s a probability that you would still be stuck with the same issue. In such a case, we would suggest you to reach out to our experts by giving us a call on QuickBooks Data Service Solutions Helpline Number +1-(855)-955-1942 and get immediate assistance.

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