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How to Turn on Advanced Inventory in QuickBooks Enterprise?

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    March 13, 2020 8:16 AM EDT

    Advanced inventory feature in QuickBooks helps the user in maintaining the stock and also moving the products virtually. If you are a QuickBooks desktop enterprise user, then you can easily purchase or subscribe to advanced inventory feature. This is an amazing feature tool in QuickBooks, as it allows the user to use:

    • Serial or lot numbers
    • Bin or lot tracking
    • Barcode scanning
    • FIFO costing
    • Multiple location inventory


    The advanced inventory feature can be easily turned on by carrying out a few simple steps. In today’s post, we are going to discuss some essentials facts related to QuickBooks advanced inventory. Thus, to know more, make sure to read this post till the end.

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    Steps to turn on Advanced inventory feature

    • The very first step is to move to the edit menu and then choose the preferences option.
    • And then, from the left pane, the user should select items and inventory, and then click on the company preferences tab.
    • The next step in the process is to mark or select the inventory and purchase orders are an active box.
    • Once done with that the user should click on the advanced inventory settings tab. After that the user will have to sync license data online, so that the QuickBooks verify it, in case the button is grayed out even after purchasing the feature.
    • Now, from the QuickBooks desktop, the user should click on the help tab and then click on manage my license and then click on the sync license data online.
    • The next step in the process is to check out if the advanced inventory setting is not longer grayed out.
    • And to end the process, close QuickBooks and re-open it after some time.


    This drives us to the end of the post, where we hope that the information shared above might be of some help in turning on the advanced inventory in QuickBooks enterprise. For more details, the user can get in touch with our QuickBooks enterprise customer support team via our toll-free number i.e. +1-800-969-7370.

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