Connecting Insightly to QuickBooks Online

An administrator with an Intuit login can connect Insightly to the QuickBooks Online accounting program.

This will allow you to display customer summaries and the status of individual invoices, payments, or estimates to selected Insightly users. Once you're set up, you'll be able to use QuickBooks Online with Insightly.

  • The Insightly QuickBooks connector only supports the connection of one Quickbooks account. Insightly AppConnect can be utilized to integrate with additional accounts if necessary. 

Activating the QuickBooks Online Integration

You must be an Insightly administrator to install the QuickBooks Online integration.

  1. Go to System Settings > Integrations.
  2. Click the Installbutton for QuickBooks.

  3. Click Connect to QuickBooks.
  4. You will be directed to the login page for QuickBooks Online. Enter your Intuit login credentials and click the Sign In button.
  5. Click the Authorize button to allow Insightly to display your QuickBooks Online data whenever you request it.
  6. Back in Insightly, go to the Quickbooks Online integration page and select the Insightly users who will have permission to view the QBO financial information in Insightly. You can choose Everyone or Selected individual people. Hold the CMD key on Mac or the CTRL key on PC to select multiple individuals.

    Click the Save Permissions button to save the change.

Now, your selected Insightly users will be able to link and view QuickBooks Online information right from the QuickBooks tab in your Insightly records.

Sales Receipts will not transfer or display in the QuickBooks tab.

To learn how to use the QuickBooks Online integration, see Using QuickBooks Online with Insightly

Disconnecting Insightly from QuickBooks Online

If you later want to disconnect Insightly from your QuickBooks account, you can remove the permissions you've granted.

Log into QuickBooks Online and revoke access under Manage My Apps in the Intuit App Center. Click Disconnect next to the app name to remove the connection. QBO Your apps disconnect


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