Adding a Web Connector File From QB

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Who is this article for:

  1. Customers who host their QuickBook in the cloud
  2. Customers looking to replace an existing web connector file (new computer, new admin, etc.)

Follow the steps below once an Hour Timesheet support rep has emailed you a web connector file (**.qwc file) with your HTS credentials. If you need to request a new web connector file, email with the following information

  • HTS account URL
  • email address of the person needing to run the web connector. Note, this admin must already be a user in your existing HTS account.

Adding a web connector

  1. Save .qwc file from email to your local computer
  2. Open your QB company file
  3. Navigate to the File/Update Web Services menu
  4. Click the Add an Application button
  5. Locate the .qwc file saved in step 1 above
  6. Click OK to begin the process
  7. An “Authorize New Web Service” screen will pop up asking you to grant HTS access to your QB company file. Click OK
  8. If prompted with an application certificate allowing HTS to read and modify your company file select the Yes, Always allow access even if QuickBooks is not running (LAST RADIO BUTTON)
  9. Select the Admin user from the drop down box and click Continue
  10. At this step in the process, you should now see the HTS web connector appear in the Web Connector box
  11. Enter your password that you use to login to your HTS account into the Password field
  12. Click the check box next to the HTS web connector file
  13. Click the Update Selected to successfully run your new web connector file.

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