Quicken Conversion Instructions

10/12/2021

As Arkansas Federal completes our system upgrade, you will need to modify your Quicken settings to ensure that your data connectivity transfers smoothly to the new system. This document contains instructions for both Windows and Mac, and the connectivity types Web Connect and Express Web Connect.

IMPORTANT: Express Web Connect will not be available until 5 business days after October 13, 2021, so please utilize another connectivity type if you need transaction updates during this downtime. There is no delay for Web Connect.

To navigate this document, just click the link or links below that match your product and connectivity:

Instructions for Downloading a Web Connect file from your Online Banking Site

Quicken Windows Web Connect

Quicken Mac Web Connect

Instructions for One-Step Update initiated from within Quicken

Quicken Windows Express Web Connect

Quicken Mac Quicken Connect


Quicken Windows Web Connect

On October 11, 2021:

  1. Backup Quicken Windows Data File and Update.
    1. Choose File > Backup and Restore > Backup Quicken File.
    2. Download the latest Quicken Update. Choose Help > Check for Updates.
  2. Complete a final transaction download.
    1. Complete last transaction update before the change to get all of your transaction history up to date.
    2. Repeat this step for each account you need to update.
    3. Accept all new transactions into the appropriate registers.

On October 13, 2021:

  1. Deactivate online banking connection for accounts connected to Arkansas Federal Credit Union.
    1. Choose Tools > Account List.
    2. Click Edit on the account to deactivate.
    3. In Account Details, click Online Services.
    4. Click Deactivate. Follow prompts to confirm deactivation.
    5. Click the General tab.
    6. Delete Arkansas Federal and Account Number information.
    7. Click OK to close window.
    8. Repeat steps for any additional accounts.
  2. Reconnect online banking connection for accounts that apply.
    1. Download a Quicken Web Connect file from Arkansas Federal’s online banking site.
    2. In Quicken, choose File > File Import > Web Connect (.QFX) File.
    3. Use the import dialog to select the Web Connect file you downloaded. An “Import Downloaded Transactions” window opens.
    4. Choose Link to an existing account. Select the matching account in the drop-down menu. Associate the imported transactions to the correct account listed in Quicken.
    5. Repeat this step for each account you have connected to Arkansas Federal.

Quicken Mac Web Connect

On October 11, 2021:

  1. Backup your Quicken Mac data file and update the application.
    1. Choose File > Save a Backup.
    2. Download the latest Quicken Update. Choose Quicken > Check for Updates.
  2. Complete a final transaction download.
    1. Complete last transaction update before the change to get all of your transaction history up to date.
    2. Repeat this step for each account you need to update.
    3. Accept all new transactions into the appropriate registers.

On October 13, 2021:

Activate online banking connection for accounts connected to Arkansas Federal Credit Union.

  1. Select your account under the Accounts list on the left side.
  2. Choose Accounts > Settings.
  3. Select Set up transaction download.
  4. Enter Arkansas Federal’s name in the search field, select the correct option and click Continue.
  5. Log into Arkansas Federal’s online banking site and download your transactions to your computer. Important: Take note of the date you last had a successful connection. If you have overlapping dates in the web-connect process, you may end up with duplicate transactions.
  6. Drag and drop the downloaded file into the box titled Drop download file. Choose Web Connect for the “Connection Type” if prompted
  7. In the “Accounts Found” screen, ensure you associate each new account to the appropriate account already listed in Quicken. Under the Action column, click Link to pick your existing account.
    Important: Do NOT select “ADD” in the Action column unless you intend to add a new account to Quicken.

8. Click Finish.


Quicken Windows Express Web Connect

On October 11, 2021:

  1. Back up your Quicken Windows Data File. Go to File > Backup and Restore > Backup Quicken File.
  2. Download the latest Quicken Update. Go to Help > Check for Updates.
  3. Complete a final transaction download. Accept all new transactions into the appropriate registers.

On October 13, 2021:

  1. Deactivate online banking connection for accounts connected to Arkansas Federal Credit Union.
    1. Choose Tools > Account List.
    2. Click Edit on the account to deactivate.
    3. In Account Details, click Online Services.
    4. Click Deactivate. Follow prompts to confirm deactivation.
    5. Click the General tab.
    6. Delete Arkansas Federal and Account Number information. Click OK to close window.
    7. Repeat steps for any additional accounts that apply. IMPORTANT: Express Web Connect will not be available until 5 business days after October 13, 2021, so please utilize another connectivity type if you need transaction updates during this downtime.
  2. Reconnect the online banking connection for your accounts.
    1. Choose Tools > Account List.
    2. Click Edit on the account you want to activate.
    3. In Account Details, click Online Services and then choose Set up Now.
    4. Type Arkansas Federal’s name in the search field and click Next.
    5. Enter Arkansas Federal’s credentials.
      • Express Web Connect uses the same credentials you use for your institution’s online banking login.
      • Direct Connect might require credentials that do not match your online banking credentials. Important: If your credentials do not work, contact your financial institution.
    6. Ensure you associate the accounts to the appropriate accounts already listed in Quicken. Select Link to an existing account and select the matching accounts in the drop-down menu. Important: Do NOT choose “Create a new account” unless you intend to add a new account to Quicken. If you are presented with accounts you do not want to track in this data file, choose Ignore – Don’t Download into Quicken or click Cancel.
    7. After all accounts have been matched, click Next and then Done.

Quicken Mac Quicken Connect

On October 11, 2021:

  1. Backup Quicken Mac Data File and Update the application.
    1. Choose File > Save a Backup.
    2. Download the latest Quicken Update. Choose Quicken > Check for Updates.
  2. Complete a final transaction download.
    1. Complete last transaction update before the change to get all of your transaction history up to date.
    2. Accept all new transactions into the appropriate registers.

IMPORTANT: Express Web Connect will not be available until 5 business days after October 13, 2021, so please utilize another connectivity type if you need transaction updates during this downtime.

Activate the online banking connection for accounts connected to Arkansas Federal Credit Union.

  1. Click your account in the Accounts list on the left side.
  2. Choose Accounts > Settings.
  3. Select Set up transaction download.
  4. Enter Arkansas Federal’s name in the search field, select the correct option and click Continue.
  5. Enter Arkansas Federal’s credentials.

• Express Web Connect uses the same credentials you use for your institution’s online banking login.

• Direct Connect might require credentials that do not match your online banking credentials.

Important: If your credentials do not work, contact your financial institution.

6. In the “Accounts Found” screen, ensure you associate each new account to the appropriate account already listed in Quicken. Under Action, choose Link to pick your existing account. Important: Do NOT select “ADD” in the Action column unless you intend to add a new account to Quicken.

7. Click Finish.

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