How To Delete an Account

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Deleting an account (checking, savings, etc.) permanently removes that account, and all the transactions within it, from your Quicken data file. 

To delete an account

  1. Before you begin, create a backup of your file.
  2. After backing up, click on Tools on the top menu bar, then choose Account List (or hold down Ctrl+A on your keyboard).
  3. Select the account you want to delete and click Edit.
  4. In the Account Details window, click Delete Account.
  5. To delete the account, you must type YES in the Delete Account window, and then click OK.

What if I accidentally deleted an account?

The data can only be recovered by restoring a backup. To maintain a record of the transactions without having the account show on your account list, hide the account instead.

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