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What’s .qbb file and why comes it’s important to restore and how we can restore the QBB files? We can state that the QBB file is the backup of the QBW files. These QBW files store the mandatory data of the company. qbb file stores financial records, logos, letters, images and such important data is stored in the QBB files. Hence, restoring the recent file is very important for you as you have to run business which would less likely to handle without the help of required data. There is no reason that you have to lose the peace of mind as it is not a tough task to recover a QBB file in QuickBooks.

It is pretty simple to restore the QBB file in QuickBooks in any media like USB flash drive, local hard drive, Network drive or CD. In this post, we will discuss how you can restore a QBB file in QuickBooks.

Read Also: How to Open QBW File Without Using QuickBooks?

Steps to Restoring a QBB (QuickBooks Backup) File

Follow the steps mentioned below to restore a .qbb file in QuickBooks-

  • Browse to the file which has to be restored. Generally, this is saved on your computer’s hard disk, recordable CD, a USB drive or an external drive.

NOTE: Make sure that the removable media which has a backup of your file is inserted into the respective port.

  • Open the QuickBooks software
  • Use the drop-down File menu and then select “Open or Restore Company
  • Select “Restore a backup copy” option
  • Now, click on “Next” button
  • Choose “Local Backup
Restore a (.qbb) File in QuickBooks - Screenshot
  • Click on “Next” button
  • Select the backup file (.qbb) which you wish to restore from “Open Backup Copy” window or simply use the “Look in” feature to navigate your file
  • Click on “Open
  • Then, click on “Next” button

NOTE: In case if you are restoring a backup file from the removable media then you will definitely need to tell QuickBooks where to restore the file. By clicking on “Save In” arrow you can find the right folder to restore your data on your secondary storage device.

  • Click on Save In drop-down arrow if needed and then navigate to the location where you want to restore the backup file
  • Choose the backup file and then click on Save and reply to any message QuickBooks will display

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I hope these steps mentioned above to restore the QBB file in QuickBooks has helped you a lot and if you think that you have any issues or problems while using QuickBooks then contact our QuickBooks Help & Support toll-free number at  +1-844-499-6700. We provide round the clock service to our QuickBooks clients.


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