Desktop App for QBO

Desktop App for QBO

In this episode, Hector gives Alicia a tour of the QuickBooks Online desktop app, highlighting its features and benefits for users transitioning from QuickBooks Desktop. They discuss the app's customizable navigation, ability to have multiple tabs and windows open simultaneously, and the new split-screen view feature. Hector and Alicia also compare the app to using QuickBooks Online in a browser, noting the trade-offs in performance and functionality. Finally, they touch on the potential for an offline mode and the limitations of not being able to use browser extensions within the app.

  • (00:00) - Unofficial QuickBooks Accountants Podcast Episode 43
  • (03:47) - Hector Role-Plays as Intuit Product Manager
  • (04:47) - Exploring the Desktop View Feature
  • (06:48) - Customizing the Navigation Experience
  • (17:51) - Tabs and Multi-Window Functionality
  • (23:52) - Keyboard Shortcuts and Menu Navigation
  • (29:54) - Exploring the Navigation Bar
  • (31:23) - Zooming Features and Their Benefits
  • (33:54) - Multi-Instance and Split Screen Capabilities
  • (41:18) - Addressing Speed and Offline Mode Concerns
  • (46:39) - Browser Extensions and Their Limitations
  • (49:15) - Upcoming Courses and Conferences
  • (52:06) - Conclusion and Final Thoughts

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Creators and Guests

Alicia Katz Pollock, MAT
Alicia Katz Pollock, MAT
Alicia Katz Pollock, MAT is the CEO at Royalwise Solutions, Inc.. As a Top 50 Women in Accounting, Top 10 ProAdvisor, and member of the Intuit Trainer/Writer Network, Alicia is a popular speaker at QuickBooks Connect and Scaling New Heights. She has a Master of Arts in Teaching, with several QuickBooks books on Amazon. Her Royalwise OWLS (On-Demand Web-based Learning Solutions) at is a NASBA CPE-approved QBO and Apple training portal for accounting firms, bookkeepers, and business owners.
Hector Garcia, CPA
Hector Garcia, CPA
Hector Garcia,CPA is the Principal Accountant Quick Bookkeeping & Accounting LLC, a globally-serving Technology-Accounting firm based in Miami, FL (USA), specializing in QuickBooks Consulting, but also providing traditional accounting services such as: Bookkeeping, Payroll Processing, Tax Return Preparation, and General Business Advisory. He has over 10 years of experience working with small business finance and accounting, along with 3 Post-graduate degrees from Florida International University (FIU) in Accounting, Finance and Taxation.