How to Edit a Reconciled Account in QuickBooks Online? Your Comprehensive Guide

Welcome to our comprehensive guide on editing reconciled accounts in QuickBooks Online. Whether you've discovered an error or need to make adjustments to a previously reconciled account, we've got you covered. Follow these simple steps to ensure accuracy and maintain the integrity of your financial records.

Step 1: Accessing the Reconciliation Page

Navigate to the "Accounting" menu on the left-hand sidebar. Select "Reconcile" to access the Reconciliation page.

Step 2: Choose the Account

From the Reconciliation page, choose the account you wish to edit. Click on the "Resume reconciling" link associated with the account.

Step 3: Locate the Transaction

Identify the transaction that needs editing. You can use the search or filter options to make this process quicker and more efficient.

Step 4: Unlock the Reconciliation

Before editing, you need to unlock the reconciliation. Click on the "History by account" link, find the reconciliation report, and select "View Report." Click on "Unreconcile" at the top right corner.

Step 5: Edit the Transaction

Return to the Reconciliation page, locate the transaction, and make the necessary edits. Update any relevant information, such as amounts, dates, or descriptions.

Step 6: Re-reconcile the Account

Once the edits are complete, go back to the Reconciliation page. Click on the "Resume reconciling" link and re-reconcile the account. Ensure that the beginning balance and all transactions match your bank statement.

Step 7: Review and Confirm

Carefully review the reconciled account to confirm that all changes are accurate. Double-check balances and transactions to avoid discrepancies.

Step 8: Save and Close

After confirming the accuracy of the edits, save the changes and close the reconciliation. Your QuickBooks Online account is now updated with the corrected information.


  • Regularly backup your data before making significant edits.
  • Keep detailed records of changes made for future reference.

By following these step-by-step instructions, you can effortlessly edit reconciled accounts in QuickBooks Online, ensuring that your financial records remain precise and reliable. If you encounter any challenges or have additional questions, don't hesitate to refer to QuickBooks Online support for expert assistance. Happy editing!

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