How to Change Alert Settings and Accounts Synced to Quicken Mobile

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Before you begin

You will need to set up your Quicken desktop software for Mobile Sync first before you can follow the steps below to update your Mobile Sync settings.  Some Mobile Sync settings you can change are: which accounts are synced to your mobile device and what alerts you want to receive.

To update Mobile Email Alerts:

Quicken for Windows

  1. Open Quicken and click the Mobile & Alerts tab.

How to Change Alert Settings and Accounts Synced to Quicken Mobile

  1. Click the Gear icon in the Email Alerts section header. 

How to Change Alert Settings and Accounts Synced to Quicken Mobile

  1. Click Alert Settings.
  2. Use the dropdowns and the checkboxes to update the alerts you want to receive, and when the alerts are triggered.
  3. Click OK to save your changes.

Note: Alerts will only occur for accounts that you've synced to your mobile device.

 

Quicken for Mac

  1. Go to Quicken > Preferences > Mobile & Alerts tab.
  2. Click Alerts.  If there is no option for Alerts, toggle the Sync Button to "On". 
  3. Use the dropdowns and the checkboxes to update the alerts you want to receive, and when the alerts are triggered; the alerts are sent to the email address associated with your Quicken ID, shown at the bottom of the Alerts window.

 

To select or change the accounts you sync to mobile:

Quicken for Windows

  1. Open Quicken and click the Mobile & Alerts tab.

How to Change Alert Settings and Accounts Synced to Quicken Mobile

  1. Click the Gear icon in the Accounts enabled on mobile section header.

How to Change Alert Settings and Accounts Synced to Quicken Mobile

  1. Use the checkboxes to add or remove accounts for Mobile Sync - you'll be able to sync your checking, savings, cash, investing, and credit card accounts.
  2. Click Update Accounts to confirm the changes.

 

Quicken for Mac

  1. Go to Quicken > Preferences > Mobile & Alerts tab.
  2. Click Accounts. If there is no option for Accounts, toggle the Sync Button to "On". 
  3. Use the checkboxes to add or remove accounts for Mobile Sync - you'll be able to sync checking, savings, cash, and credit card accounts (investing and loan accounts can't be synced).

Note: Quicken Connect accounts are always checked, as these accounts use Quicken Sync services to download transactions.

 

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