QuickBooks is the most rated and reliable accounting management program that is required for every business or organization at present time in this market. It has been made specially to track all invoices or bills in just a few minutes. This becomes now the most growth in a small or medium-sized business environment. In this blog, we will discuss QuickBooks Error Codes OL 203 and OL 204.

What is QuickBooks Error OL 203 & 204?

Unfortunately, being software nice and awesome, errors will arise as randomly while using this software. QuickBooks Error Codes OL 203 & 204 generally occurs while setting up online banking in QuickBooks Desktop. For the fixation of these error codes, we are going to share the best troubleshooting steps through this helpful blog information.

You may see the following error message on your desktop screen:


Some Common QuickBooks Desktop Online Banking Setup & Connection Errors include:

OLSU-1011 OLSU-1013 OLSU-1014
OLSU-1016 OL-202 OL-203
OL-393 OL-334 OL-332
OL-392 OL-249 OL-301
OL-232 OL-221 OL-209
OL-205 OL-206 OL-231

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Causes of QuickBooks Error OL 203 & OL 204

QuickBooks Error OL 203 & 204 indicates that there are some issues with your Internet Network Connection as randomly.

  • QuickBooks cannot verify whether the Internet Connection whether it’s correct or not or whether the connection has been set up as improperly.
  • Hardware issues might be a single cause for disconnecting the internet network + to this problem i.e. router or modem etc.
  • Firewall network connection settings might be also causing these QuickBooks Error Codes 203 and OL 204 on your screen while working.
  • There is an issue with one or more accounts in your company file.
  • Problems with the download or import format.
  • A discontinued version of Windows or QuickBooks Desktop.
  • Need to contact the bank to unlock your network connection via online banking. If in case blocked by any bank, then asks expert advice by connecting to expertise at QuickBooks technical support helpline.

Troubleshooting of QuickBooks Error Code OL 203 & 204

All users need to perform these given steps to fix QuickBooks Error OL 203 & OL 204:

Note: Resolve such issues when we downloading or import your business transaction via online.

Step 1: Enabled TLS 1.2 Security Protocol if easy to Access or it is Available

The method required how to enable TLS 1.2 as the latest version of IE web browser.

  • Firstly open your Internet Explorer as its new version 11.0. When installed & make sure that the version is new & latest.
  • Give a click to the gear icon as labeled on an upper right side of an IE browser.
  • Now go to Internet Options & select by clicking it on an Advanced tab.
  • Then scroll down towards the security section.
  • Then uncheck the box that is labeled as USE TLS 1.0. Now put a check in USE TLS 1.2.
  • Then click to apply changes. Click on the OK button.
  • After this, close all your unwanted tabs.
  • In the end, restart your PC/tablet.

Step 2: Now make a new test company file

To do so, this process will help to determine from where an issue generates with your bank or their servers.

  • In the main file QB menu, first, choose New Company > then the express Start key button.
  • Under the new company-tested file, let’s add your bank account details which were experiencing glitches & set up it as the account for bank feeds.
  • Due to this download bank feed transaction, just need to test the account.
  • If receives the same error, then it might be a problem with your bank transaction, we recommend proceeding to the next step.

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Step 3: Ask your bank account

All banks provide a support channel to all users.

  • First of all collect bank feeds to log files before connecting to the bank executives. The Connlog file will aid o pinpoint the origin of the connection failure or error.
  • Since QuickBooks role through Online Banking is the best access point, the majority of OL and OLSU errors received will need to be resolved through the bank.
  • When proper assistance is provided through bank support channels, then ask to transfer to a bank representative familiar with QB Desktop Bank Feeds and account activation.
  • Have the agent verify your account information and need to mark it as active for all relevant services that it requires for QuickBooks Desktop.
  • If the issue remains unresolved or persists again-n-again, ask the bank representative to replicate the case to your bank support help desk.

If you have any doubts or looking for experts help, then ask to our expertise that have the best knowledge in fixing countable hindrances. Get in touch with our QuickBooks Error Support team that is available for 24/7.

Step 4: Now Deactivate your Accounts by Using Online Services

The given process will take some time to makeup and set-ups online banking transactions as.

  • In the given chart of accounts, a user will locate at the bottom of the window OS. Choose an option of the included inactive checkbox.
  • Deactivate your bank feeds if the account is inactive form.
  • Then close & re-opened the file.
  • Now set up to each account for your bank feeds.

Important: Most of the banks call for identification verification before accessing information from PFM (Personal Financial Management) software. To satisfy the bank safety and security requirement, log in to your account beyond QuickBooks Desktop and also examine your Message Center or Notifications inbox for details. If needed, call your bank straight for instructions.


If this process is not fixing your error codes of OL 203 & 204, then get connected by one of our QuickBooks experts by dialing our QuickBooks customer service support. Further, have any other queries regarding this software, feel free to ask your doubts at any time. Help is available 24/7 from our side.

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