What are the system requirements for QuickBooks Online

QuickBooks is a cloud-based account and financial management software. System requirements for QuickBooks Online designed for the management of financial expenses and all banking transactions with more advanced features such as tracking inventory and invoices, online payments, payroll, and send e-mail invoices.

System Requirements for QB Online:

  • A computer with a supported web browser installed given below.
    • PC: An Intel Core i5 comparable processor (2015 or newer) with 4GB RAM or higher.
    • Mac: Mac running on OS X 10.13 or later.
    • We do not support Linux operating system including Ubuntu or Fedora.
  • A high-speed internet connection of 3MBps or higher.
  • 1440×900 minimum screen resolutions.
  • Window Users: Adobe Reader 11.0 or higher is required for printing forms this is a free download:http://get.adobe.com/reader/.
  • A laser or inkjet printer is required for printing forms, and do not support dot-matrix printers.

Supported Browsers for Windows:

Please check the supported browsers for its system requirements:-

  • Google Chrome (It browser automatically puts itself updated). 
  • Mozilla Firefox (It browser automatically puts itself updated).
  • Microsoft Edge

Supported Browsers for Mac OS X:

Please check the supported browsers for its system requirements:-

  • Apple Safari 11 or later.
  • Google Chrome (It browsers automatically puts itself updated).
  • Mozilla Firefox (It browsers automatically puts itself updated). To preview and print forms, you also require the Firefox PDF Plugin.

Related Questions:

  • Exporting data report to Excel requires Excel 97 or later.
  • You can also access the QuickBooks Online through a browser using a compatible browser for tablet/mobile devices. 
  • *U.S. Customers Only:- Exporting report data to QuickBooks or Quicken desktop edition needs a supported version of Internet Explorer plus an ActiveX component(you will be prompted by Internet Explorer if you don’t already have it.) 

Desktop System Requirements

Compatible Browser for tablet/mobile devices

You can access the QuickBooks Online via iOS(Apple), Android, or Windows & device.

iPhone/iPad
  • iOS 11.1 or newer.
  • Safari browser with private mode off to allow cookies that are required for QuickBooks Online.
  • Another browser like Google Chrome, Atomic and Dolphin are not supported on iOS but may work.
Android smartphones or tablets
  • Nougat 7.1.1 or newer.
  • Google Chrome Browser
  • Another browser like Firefox, Opera Mini and Dolphin are not supported but may work.
Surface/Windows 8
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Windows Phone 8 is not supported and will not work.


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