How to Change the PIN in the Send Payroll Data window in QuickBooks Desktop

In this tutorial, we will learn how to change or reset or customize your current PIN. Before that you need to go through the following major requirements.

Major Requirements:

  • You must have your Admin Log in and password.
  • Pin must be 8 to 12 characters and contain one (1) number and one (1) letter, no special characters such as $ % #, etc.
  • You have successfully sent payroll in the past from the computer and data file you are currently using.


Step by step process to change, customize or reset your current PIN:


Step 1:

Sign in to QuickBooks as Admin.

Also read:

An Admin user must be set up in QuickBooks.

Step 2:

Go to the top toolbar of QuickBooks,select Employees>Send Payroll Data.

Step 3:

Go to the Send/Receive Payroll Data window, select the Send button.

Step 4:

Go to the Payroll Service PIN window, select Forgot your PIN?

Step 5:

Input your Admin password in the Password field.

Step 6:

Choose OK.

Step 7:

Input a new PIN when prompted.

Step 8:

Select Submit button.

Related Relating:

How to request for a new PIN.

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