ID Manager Error Using Quicken Mac

When attempting to setup online banking accounts in Quicken Mac 2015 (or newer), Quicken may return an error:

"ID Manager Error -526; the User ID or Password you entered isn't correct"

There are various reasons for this error to occur:

  • Incorrect password provided for the Intuit ID
  • Multiple aliases for the same email address, each with a different password
  • Quicken is unable to verify the Intuit ID being used in the file that is attempting to activate online services

To resolve this error:

  1. Confirm the email address you're using for the Intuit ID.
  2. Ensure your Caps Lock is not on.
  3. Confirm the User ID and Password you're using work at to Sign In.
  4. Try typing your password into a text editor application, to ensure there are no typos, then copy and paste that password into the ID key in your keychain app.
  5. Try resetting your Intuit ID password by going to, clicking Sign In and choose the Forgot Password option.

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