QuickBooks users often call us to get a resolution for the QuickBooks Error 31600, which is an unexpected internal error. This error occurs on your desktop screen because of the addition or removal of accountants in the QuickBooks Online version. QB Error 31600 is a critical error, and your QuickBooks will stop working if you are encountering this error. If you want to be able to keep performing your daily accounting tasks on your QuickBooks Online account, call the Intuit certified QuickBooks ProAdvisors of errorsupportnumber immediately.

Dial the QuickBooks Customer Service Phone Number +1888-380-2330 to reach out to our QuickBooks Experts.

In this article, we will show you how you can resolve this error manually and how to avoid running into such errors.

When does the QuickBooks Error 31600 appear on screens?

  • When you are trying to send payroll through direct deposit.
  • While creating a Backup for your QuickBooks data.
  • While creating a portable file.
  • When you attempt to create a company file.
  • While downloading payroll updates onto your QuickBooks online account.
  • If you are trying to run, verify or rebuilding properties in QBO.
  • While saving the transactions
  • It can also sometimes pop-up on your screen while opening a company file.

How To Fix QuickBooks Error 31600?

Follow the steps given below to resolve QuickBooks error code 31600 manually. However, if you are not someone who is well versed with troubleshooting, we will advise to contact the QuickBooks Experts. A single wrong step can leave your QuickBooks online account useless.

Solution 1: Find Out The Number Of Users Affected

  • Open your QuickBooks Online account and go to company menu, choose Setup Up Users and Passwords
  • Click on the Set up user option.
  • If you are using QB Enterprise, then click on the company and users.
  • Select Setup Users and Roles.
  • Tap on Add users and type in the username and password to move forward.
  • Click on the Next button.
  • Click on the Finish button.
  • Now, log in to the file to and check if the QuickBooks Error Code 31600 is now fixed or not.

Solution 2: Press Your QuickBooks Desktop

Press Ctrl while starting QuickBooks

You have to press and hold the Ctrl key on your keyboard and then click on the QuickBooks icon on your desktop. It will directly open the QuickBooks company window.

Steps to follow while opening the company file

  • Choose the preferred company file in your QuickBooks.
  • Now, Press and hold the Alt key on your keyboard and then tap on Open.
  • Enter your user credentials when asked.
  • Hit the Alt key and click on the OK button.
  • A blank window will appear on your desktop.
  • Check if your QB company file is completely open and is able to highlight the menu.

Solution 3: Create A New Windows Administrator

Follow these steps if you are using the Microsoft Windows 10 operating system:

  • Click on the Start menu or press the Windows key on your keyboard.
  • Now, head to Settings and tap on the Account option.
  • Tap on Family and other users
  • Tap on Add someone else to this PC from the Other Users option.
  • Choose to Add a User without Microsoft Account.
  • Type in the name for the account & click on the Finish button.
  • Choose the new account.
  • In the Account Type menu, choose Admin.

Follow these steps if you are using the Microsoft Windows 8.1 operating system:

  • Click on the Start menu or press the Windows key on your keyboard.
  • Go to Control Panel > User account option > Manage another account.
  • Tap on Other Accounts > Add Account
  • Tap on Without a Microsoft account
  • Choose local account and type in username and password.
  • Click on the Next button.
  • Now, select the newly created account.
  • Click on Edit from the different options.
  • Provide Admin rights to the account and click on the OK button.

Follow these steps if you are using the Microsoft Windows 7 & 8 operating system:

  • Click on the Start menu or press the Windows key on your keyboard.
  • Head to the Control Panel > User account and choose to Manage another account.
  • Click on the Create a new account option.
  • Enter the name for the account and provide it admin rights.
  • Click on the Create Account option.

Solution 4:

  • Open Service Manager and click on the tools.
  • Now, click on the Computer Management option.
  • Choose to Expand local users and groups.
  • Click on groups.
  • Open Admin properties.
  • Click on the Add button.
  • Choose the computer, service account, or group window, in select users.
  • Select and add the account which you want to the local administrator groups.
  • Lastly, click on the OK button.

Get QuickBooks Tech Support Services

We hope that by following the above-given solutions, you were able to resolve the error code 31600 manually in your QuickBooks. In the event, the error is still appearing on your screen, you need to contact the support team immediately. Prolonged exposure to errors can harm your data in QuickBooks.

Call on the toll-free QuickBooks Support Phone Number +1888-380-2330 to connect with the QuickBooks Error Specialists of errorsupportnumber.

How To Fix QuickBooks Error Code 31600?

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