Stop Quicken From Asking to Upgrade/Update

Quicken is the number one finance software, and it comes with many features that enable you to keep an eye on your assets, income, expenses, and tax payments. This post will suggest how to stop Quicken from asking to upgrade every so often.

How do I turn off scheduled updates?

Here’s the way that’ll guide and help you turn off the scheduled updates.

  1. Open the Quicken software application and head to the “Tools” menu at the top of the Quicken window.
  2. Then, click on the “Schedule Update.”
  3. Now uncheck all boxes under the “Update these financial institutions.”
  4. After that, uncheck all the items under “” and “Update Online Services.”
  5. Lastly, uncheck all the days under “Schedule” and then hit the OK button to save your changes.

Doing this will turn off the Quicken scheduled updates.

Try Signout and Signin

Some users reported that they could not uncheck the days (Under the Schedule section). If you’re facing the same problem, here are the steps you can try.

  1. Navigate to the Edit > Preferences > Quicken ID & Cloud Accounts.
  2. Now, click on Sign in as a different user.
  3. After that, select Yes to sign out.

Once you sign out to your account, check to see if you can uncheck the days’ boxes. And try to turn off the scheduled updates.

How do you stop Quicken from automatically updating?

Some Quicken users stopped Quicken from auto-updating. To do so, follow the below-given steps.

  1. Launch Quicken, press and hold the Ctrl+Shift keys and click on the “Tools.”
  2. Then, click on the “One Step Upgrade.”
  3. Now, a window on the screen stating, “You will no longer be prompted for registration,” select Okay.

This will stop the unneeded Intuit ID login and the Quicken from auto-updating.

How to stop quicken 2015 from checking for updates

This step may help you in stopping Quicken from checking for updates. All you need to do is, follow the steps as instructed below;

  1. Navigate to the Windows “Task Manager” or press Ctrl+Shift+Esc to open it.
  2. Now, head to the “Startup” tab and locate “Quicken Background Agent” in the list.
  3. After that, click on it and select “Disable,” given at the bottom right corner of the Task Manager window, or right-click and select “Disable.”
  4. Lastly, launch Quicken and check if it is still checking for updates.

If it’s still checking for updates, contact us. Click on the Chatbox at the bottom-right corner of this window and explain your issue. We’ll resolve your issue 100%, and you’ll never encounter any problem related to “Quicken asking to upgrade.”

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