Quicken/Quickbooks for Windows Conversion Instructions

Web Connect to Direct Connect

Introduction

 
As Firstrust Bank completes its system conversion, you will need to modify your Quicken/Quickbooks settings to ensure the smooth transition of your data. Please reference the dates next to each task as this information is time sensitive.

To complete these instructions, you will need your User ID and Password for each Financial Institution.

 
You should perform the following instructions exactly as described and in the order presented. If you do not, your online banking connectivity may stop functioning properly. This conversion should take 15–30 minutes.

Thank you for making these important changes!

 
Documentation and Procedures

Task 1: Conversion Preparation 

  1. Back up your data file. For instructions to back up your data file, choose Help menu > Search. Search for Backing Up Your Data and follow the instructions.
  2. Download the latest Quicken/Quickbooks Update. For instructions to download an update, choose Help menu > Search. Search for Update Software and follow the instructions. 

Task 2: Connect to Firstrust Bank for a final download before 5pm on 4/23/2019


  1. Download your Quicken/Quickbooks Web Connect file from https://www.firstrust.com/
  2. Click File > File Import > Web Connect File. Locate and select the Web Connect file to import.
  3. Repeat this step for each account (such as checking, savings, credit cards, and brokerage) that you use for online banking or investing.
  4. ​If new transactions were received from your connection, accept all new transactions into the appropriate registers.
NOTEIf you need assistance matching transactions, choose Help menu > Quicken/Quickbooks Help. Search for Matching Transactions and follow the instructions.

Task 3: Disconnect Accounts at Firstrust on or after 4/24/2019
  1. Choose Tools menu > Account List.
  2. Click the Edit button of the account you want to deactivate.
  3. In the Account Details dialog, click on the Online Services tab.
  4. Click Deactivate. Follow the prompts to confirm the deactivation.
  5. Click on the General tab.
  6. Remove the financial institution name and account number. Click OK to close the window.
  7. Repeat steps for each account to be disconnected.

Task 4: Reconnect Accounts to Firstrust Bank Online Banking on or after 4/24/2019
  1. Choose Tools menu > Account List.
  2. Click the Edit button of the account you want to activate.
  3. In the Account Details dialog, click on the Online Services tab.
  4. Click Set up Now.
  5. Use Advanced Setup to activate your account.
  6. Enter Firstrust Bank Online Banking in the search field, select the name in the list and click Next.
  7. If presented with the Select Connection Method screen, select Direct Connect.
  8. Type your Direct Connect User ID and Password and click Connect.
  9. Ensure you associate the account to the appropriate account already listed in Quicken/Quickbooks. You will want to select Link to an existing account and select the matching accounts in the drop-down menu.
IMPORTANT: Do NOT select Add to Quicken/Quickbooks unless you want to add a new account to Quicken/Quickbooks. If you are presented with accounts you do not want to track in this data file, select Ignore – Don’t Download into Quicken/Quickbooks.
 
  1. After all accounts have been matched, click Next. You will receive confirmation that your accounts have been added.
  2. Click Done or Finish.