Startup preferences

1.Choose Edit menu > Preferences.

2.In the left pane, click Startup.

3.In the right pane, select the settings you want to use.

On startup open to

Select the tab or account you want to display when you first launch Quicken.

Download Transactions when Quicken Starts

Use this preference to have Quicken automatically download your transactions when you start it up.

Password Required when Quicken starts

Use this preference to require a password to open Quicken.

Color scheme

Use this preference to customize the color of the Quicken interface.

Dim disabled windows

Use this preference to dim the background behind the active Quicken window. You can control the amount of dimming by moving the slider to the left and right.

4.Click OK to save your changes.


A quick way to set a Quicken center as your start page

Click the right mouse button on any primary navigation tab, and choose the first menu option (for example, Start Quicken on Spending, or Start Quicken on Bills).


Search Support:

Search form

Tip: To find out which version of Quicken you are using, open Quicken go to Help menu and select About Quicken.