Quicken Bill Manager: How To Make Payments Using Quick Pay and Check Pay

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Bill Manager Check Pay
Bill Manager Quick Pay

Overview

Quicken is moving to a new Bill Pay platform to improve your experience. Quicken Bill Manager offers two ways to easily pay your bills with Quicken:

  • Quick Pay: Send electronic payments to billers (payees) who have online accounts accessible by Quicken. This includes over 11,000 billers. 
  • Check Pay: Send a check to anyone in the United States with an address. The check is sent through a Quicken service. You will no longer need to print or mail checks.

Follow the instructions below if you have set up Quicken Bill Manager and are ready to start making payments.

If you have not set up Quicken Bill Manager yet and would like instructions, click the link below that applies to you:

  • If you are currently using Quicken Bill Pay, click here.
  • If you are not currently using Quicken Bill Pay, click here

 

Quicken for Windows

Making a payment with Quick Pay

  1. Go to the Bills & Income tab.
  2. Click Quick Pay next to the biller you want to pay.

Quicken Bill Manager: How To Make Payments Using Quick Pay and Check Pay

  1. In the Make a Quick Pay Payment screen, enter the payment and transaction details. 

Quicken Bill Manager: How To Make Payments Using Quick Pay and Check Pay

The required information includes: 

  • Payment Amount: By default we will display the amount of the bill, but you have the flexibility to pay a different amount. For a credit card bill, you will have the minimum amount, total amount due, and a choice to pay any amount between those two amounts.
  • Account to use: Any account that is enabled for Quick Pay Payments. 
  • Date: This will default to the current date because all the payments happen in real time. 
  • Category, Tag, and Memo fields: These are use to create the transaction in the register and will help Quicken to create better reports on your payments and transactions. 
  1. Click Pay Now
  2. Review your payment details, then click Confirm

Quicken Bill Manager: How To Make Payments Using Quick Pay and Check Pay

  1. In the Quick Pay Payment is Processing screen, click OK

Making a payment with Check Pay

  1. Go to the Bills & Income tab.
  2. Click Check Pay next to the biller you want to pay.

Quicken Bill Manager: How To Make Payments Using Quick Pay and Check Pay

  1. In the Make a Check Pay Payment screen, enter the payment and transaction details. 

Quicken Bill Manager: How To Make Payments Using Quick Pay and Check Pay

To make a payment using Check Pay, you need to the following information: 

  • Account to use: By default, Quicken will use the account that you chose while setting up the reminder. You can choose any other Check Pay-enabled account as well.
  • Payment amount: Quicken will display the default amount that was entered when you created the reminder. You can change the amount as needed. 

You can optionally enter information for the Category, Tag, and Memo fields. Adding this information will improve Quicken reports about your payments and transactions. If you want the memo to be printed on the physical check, check the box next to Include memo on printed check

  1. Click Pay Now
  2. Review your payment details, then click Confirm

Quicken Bill Manager: How To Make Payments Using Quick Pay and Check Pay

  1. In the Check Pay Payment Sent screen, click OK

Quicken for Mac

Paying with Quick Pay from the Main Menu

  1. Go to Bill Pay > Quick Pay > Pay with Quick Pay.

Quicken Bill Manager: How To Make Payments Using Quick Pay and Check Pay

  1. Follow the steps to pay the bill.

Paying with Quick Pay from the Bills & Income tab

Quick Pay only works with eBills. By default, your eBills will have the Pay with Quick Pay button.

  1. In the Bills & Income tab, go to the Payees section.
  2. Select Pay with Quick Pay.

Quicken Bill Manager: How To Make Payments Using Quick Pay and Check Pay

  1. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the payment.

Paying with Check Pay from the Main Menu

  1. Go to Bill Pay > Check Pay > Pay with Check Pay.

Quicken Bill Manager: How To Make Payments Using Quick Pay and Check Pay

  1. Follow the steps to pay the bill.
  2. If this is the first time paying this bill with Check Pay, you will need to enter and verify the address information. When completed, click Next

Quicken Bill Manager: How To Make Payments Using Quick Pay and Check Pay

  1. In the Verify Recipient Address screen, confirm the address information is correct and click Next.

Paying with Check Pay from the Bills & Income tab

For manual bills, Quicken doesn’t know if you want to make this payment using Check Pay or another method so you’ll have to select the Pay with Check Pay option from the Advanced menu. To do this:

  1. In the Bills & Income tab, go to the Bills section.

Quicken Bill Manager: How To Make Payments Using Quick Pay and Check Pay

  1. Select Pay with Check Pay.

Quicken Bill Manager: How To Make Payments Using Quick Pay and Check Pay

  1. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the payment.

 

Payments FAQs

Can I schedule payments with Quicken Bill Manager?

Not yet, but we are planning to add this functionality by end of summer 2020.

What if I accidentally paid too much or submitted the payment twice? 

Quick Pay: There is a processing period for Quick Pay payments during which they can still be cancelled. If the Cancel option is still available for the payment(s) in question, click it to cancel. If the Cancel option is no longer available, you will need to contact your bank to request stop payment. 

Check Pay: You need to contact your bank to request stop payment.

What if I don't see the Bills & Income tab?

You will use the Bills & Income tab to set up and use Quicken Bill Manager. If you do not see the Bills & Income tab, you just need to add it to your tabs to show.

To do this:

  1. Go to View > Tabs to show.

Quicken Bill Manager: How To Make Payments Using Quick Pay and Check Pay

  1. Select the Bills & Income tab from the list.
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