Importing data to and from the Desktop Edition of QuickBooks requires installing the QuickBooks Web Connector which is published by Intuit. Ask your ArborGold Trainer or an ArborGold support technician to help you install and configure the Web Connector. It is required that the web connector be open and running when you perform data exports from ArborGold Cloud to QuickBooks.

Integrating the QB Web-Connector with the ArborGold Cloud

Have Quickbooks open in Single User admin mode. If you go to File within QB and see a Switch to Multi-user-Mode tab you know your logged in as Single User admin mode.

Installing the Web Connector

You will need the following file install the ArboGold Web-Connector (attached at the bottom of this article).

  • companyname.qwc

  • If the installation fails you will need the following QBWC_CP3Tool_Installer.exe

  • Rename the .qwc file with the sub-domain of the company that you are doing the install for. So, for Turfn TreeMD it will be md.qwc.

  • You will need to open the.qwc file and change the following names to whatever company you are doing the install for.

<AppURL>https://subdomain.arborgoldcloud.com/qbwebconnector/Webservice1.asmx</AppURL>
<AppSupport>https://subdomain.arborgoldcloud.com/</AppSupport>
<UserName>subdomain</UserName>

*If you had to change the file to a txt file to edit the .qwc make sure you click all files then save it with a .qwc file extension.


Go to Quick Books Web Connector Download Page to download and install the QuickBooks Web Connector.

  • Run the QBWebConnectorInstaller.exe

  • Follow the install steps (It is a pretty quick and easy install)

  • Once the install has completed Search for the Web Connector from the Start Menu (Go ahead and Pin it to your Task Bar)

  • Open up the Quickbooks Web Connector and click Add an application

  • Browse for the .qwc file and open it

  • *NOTE - If you get an error saying something about a web certification when loading your .qwc file in you will need to notify our support team so that they can turn on a setting on our back end to allow your file to connect with your company

  • The Authorize New Web Service screen will appear click OK

  • At the Application Certificate Step Click the

  • “Yes, always; always allow access even if QuickBooks is not running.” and then select the check box “Allow this application to access personal data such as SSN and customer CCI."

  • Click Continue

  • An Access Confirmation box will appear click Done

  • The following screen should appear

  • Enter a password into the Web Connector Password field we recommend "1234"

  • Click off to save the password

  • From here you will log into the Arborgold Cloud Navigate to the Settings tab and then click the QuickBooks tab.

  • Click the Desktop Radio radio button.

  • -Enter in the password that you set up through the Web Connector (company subdomain1234)

  • Click Save QB Password then Save QB Settings

If the installation failed at any point you may have to install the QBWC_CP3Tool_Installer.exe

Version Support

Arborgold Cloud works with all versions of QuickBooks Desktop newer than version 2015 including Premier and Enterprise, but does not support QuickBooks Desktop for Mac.

QuickBooks Online is supported and usable on Mac or PC.

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