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How to Add, Delete or Restore Class in QuickBooks Online Plus and Advanced

    Have you any idea to manage the class in QuickBooks Online? Don’t worry, if you have don’t perform this because, here we have the proper guide to manage or add, delete or restore classes in QuickBooks Online and Advanced.

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    Let’s know a little overview of ‘Class’:

    Class is capable of representing multiple fragments in your Business enterprise such as store departments or product lines. Class tracking will provide the standard account-based tracking in QuickBooks Online Plus and QuickBooks Online Advanced. QuickBooks adopts a familiar approach in the context of setting up class tracking and running rapidly. The class supports multiple departments or locations in the business by reporting account balances for each department.

    The class generates a record of managing your customer as well as vendor transactions. This will offer clear insights into your sales, profits, and business payments by the business fragment. Let’s start the discussion by offering help to add, delete or restore classes in QuickBooks Online Plus and Advanced.

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    Manually Add, Delete or Restore Class in QuickBooks Online Plus and Advanced

    Here in the below, we have described all the things to manage the class in QuickBooks Online perfectly.

    Steps to Add a New Class

    You should note that it is best to keep it easy and simple. Running multiple classes can sometimes take much time or time-consuming work. Additionally, the More straightforward your classes are, then it becomes easier to understand the reports. 

    Note: Always keep in mind only admins are eligible and authorized to create the new classes in QuickBooks Online Plus and Advanced. If you are not working with QuickBooks Online Plus and advanced then it is very easy and simple to upgrade your existing plan once you are interested in working with class tracking.

    • Open QuickBooks and then visit QuickBooks “Settings” 
    • After that visit “All Lists” and click on it
    • Choose “New” and then provide a valid new name to the class
    • Pick “Is a Subclass” if you want to add a new subclass and then choose the main class. You can add up to 5 classes.
    • In the End, Hit “Save” to save the changes.

    Once all are setting up, you can start to track all your transactions by class.

    If you’re getting a usage Limit message pops on your screen? 

    This message will only appear when you are reaching the maximum limit number of classes you can manually add. You can only add a maximum of 40 classes and locations combined.  Once the limit is reached a message pops on your screen. For adding more classes and locations you have to delete any previous or earlier class no longer in use to free up the space. To delete the class you have to follow the simple and easy steps specifying the “How to Delete a Class” section.

    Simple Steps to Delete a Class

    If you want to delete the class to free up the space then follow the steps and instructions listed below. We always advised you to check your onscreen prompts and instructions while following the steps. These are:

    • Open QuickBooks and Go to its “Settings”
    • Visit “Classes” and click on it
    • Browse the class you want to delete for creating space
    • Choose the Small arrow and then hit next to run report and then “Make inactive”(decreases usage)

    Steps to Restore a Deleted Class

    Look at the simple steps and options to recover a deleted class in QuickBooks Online Plus and Advanced. Once you have deleted a class mistakenly you can only restore a file by following the steps listed below:

    • Open QuickBooks and Go to its “Settings” and click on it
    • Visit “Classes” and click on it
    • After that click on Settings next to the print icon then choose “Include Inactive”
    • Browse the class you want to restore in the restoration folder, then hit “Make active” to make the file available


    We hope you liked the article, and can successfully add, delete, or restore classes in QuickBooks Online Plus and Advanced. But still, if there is any problem following the steps then you can get our Proadvisors support for the instant solution through our toll-free number +1-855-525-4247.

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