QuickBooks User Already Logged In Error

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QuickBooks User Already Logged In Error occurs either when the user is logged into the company file by Remote Access, and forgot to log out from the prior session or the same username is already logged in to the company file from another workstation. Here we have provided the solution to this problem and we have also mentioned ways to disable the QuickBooks messenger and close QuickBooks so that you do not face the error QuickBooks User Already Logged In.

“The attempt to log in with the user name (name of the user) failed. This user is already logged into the company file. Try a different user name.”
Or
“User ID Admin is already logged into the company file.”

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What Reason Behind The QuickBooks User Already Logged Error?

QuickBooks User Already Logged Error may be caused because of the following reasons:

  • This  error occurs when the user wants to log into the company file through QuickBooks Remote Access but forget to log off the first session.
  • Using the same Credential company file is already logged in from a different location.
  • Another account is already signed in with the same admin –password into the company file  from the other location.
  • Outage of power supply .

How to Resolve Quickbooks User Already Logged in Error?


If Quickbooks User Already Logged in Error occurs then use the below-mentioned solutions:

  • Restart The Server Storing & Hosting of Company Data Files
  • Close the QuickBooks for another user

To resolve Quickbooks User Already Logged in Error, you need to follow below procedure:

1. Method One: Restart The Server Storing & Hosting of Company Data Files

If you encounter the QuickBooks user already logged in error, restart the server storage and hosting of Company Data Files using these steps.

  • Firstly open the Task manager and end all the processes of QuickBooks that are opened.
    • For opening the Task Manager press the Ctrl + Alt + Delete keys at a time.
    • Then click on the processes tab in Task manager.
    • Next select the processes that starts with qb and end all the opened process.
  • Then login on the company data file.
  • If still the same error is displayed then you need to again start the server storing and hosting of company data files.
  • After doing this Open QuickBooks on your system and try to Log in to the company data file.
  • If you still face Log In fail problem try to Login as another user or contact your QuickBooks administrator to reset your password.
  • By following this process your QuickBooks User Already Logged In Error will be resolved.
  • In worst case if it is still logged in you need to, Restore a backup that was made before the issue occurred and re-enter the data.

2. Method Two: Close the QuickBooks for another user

You can Disable QuickBooks Messenger and close the QuickBooks for another use, for this follow the given steps:

Note: Only the Administrator has the authority to Log off a user from QuickBooks file.

Step 1: To Disable QuickBooks Messenger

To Disable QuickBooks Messenger follow the steps:

  • Firstly Log in as the administrator in the multi user mode.
  • Then select the Utilities tab under File menu.
  • Next click on the Disable QuickBooks Messenger option.
  • Further, Log out from the company file.
  • Now log in again.

Step 2: Close QuickBooks for another user:

Close QuickBooks for another user by using below mentioned point:

  • Firstly Launch the QuickBooks Messenger.
  • Then, click on Actions drop-down list.
  • After that you need to select the Close Company File for Users option.
  • Next, Select the user for whom you want to close the access of QuickBooks.
  • Further, Click on the Close Company File button and click on the yes button that will appear on the confirmation box.

3. Method Three: Download & Install The Quickbooks Tool Hub

Procedure to Download & Install The Quickbooks Tool Hub:

  • First of All Download the Quickbooks Tool Hub, Once Download is Done & then Go to Your download section by Pressing CTRL+J
  • In your downloads list, find & double click on QuickbooksToolsHub.exe.
  • Once you double clicked, Click on the Yes on the pop-up screen to allow the app to make changes.
  • Now click on next to install & then click yes again to accept the license agreement.
  • Now, Click on next & then Install (You just give it some time to finish installation process)
  • Once the installation is completed, you just simply click on Finish
  • Now, You can open Quickbooks Tool Hub from the Icon right there from your desktop.
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FAQ

  1. What QuickBooks user already logged in Error defines?

    This issue seems to be happening frequently in a remote desktop environment. It usually happens when the user forgets to log out from the last session or when the user tries to login into an account with the same credentials on another system.

  2. What happens to QuickBooks users when an already logged error appears?

    When a user tries to login into the company file but it was already open in any other system then the QuickBooks users when an already logged error appears. More attempts might create major problems which are not good

  3. How do I fix the QuickBooks User already logged error?

    Fix the QuickBooks logged error in two ways: Restart the server and hosting of company data files or you need the log out from another system otherwise it appears on your screen repeatedly.  If you still find the same error then run the QuickBooks Doctor Tool.


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