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How to activate Quicken membership in Windows and Mac (2018)

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After the separation of Quicken from Intuit Inc. Quicken made a lot of changes Quicken for Mac is available in 3 versions (Starter, Deluxe & Premier), and the software now comes with a yearly membership, etc. It’s important to keep your membership active to continue using online services such as One Step Update, etc. but in this post, we’ll discuss how to activate Quicken Membership step by step.

Quick Note: See the post for installing Quicken for Windows and Mac

Activate Quicken Membership (Windows/Mac – 2018)

A. If the purchase was made via

  • Go to > Sign in > My Account
  • Type your Quicken ID & Password and click Submit
  • Now you’re in your Quicken account
  • Scroll down your cursor to download Quicken
  • Click on Download Quicken For Windows / Mac under the plan detail section
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  • Downloading will begin at the left bottom corner (depending on your web browser like Google etc.)
  • Once the download completes, click on it to install
  • The Quicken installation process starts then follow the on-screen instructions
  • Once installation is completed it prompts you to enter your Quicken ID & Password and click the Sign-in button

Quick Note: You may also like”Your account needs to be migrated or Quicken ID already exist

  • Now you’ll prompt for a 6-digit code on your registered phone number
  • Once you receive the code enter it in the 6-digit code field and click Submit

Information: You can change the verfication mode of medium to Email me a code instead or Call me with a code instead

How to activate Quicken Membership
  • Now follow the on-screen instruction to register the Quicken.

Note: You may prompt to sync quicken in mobile devices and add a bank account in Quicken 

B. Purchase made via retailers (Amazon, Staples, etc.) – CD/Online Download

  • Install Quicken and launch it
  • Afterward, you may ask to sign in or create a Quicken ID
  • On the next screen click on Begin Activation to activate your membership
Activate Quicken Membership
  • Enter the 16-digit activation code that can be found on the card inside your CD box, or, if you purchased a download, in your order confirmation email
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  • After entering your product activation code. Click on Activate Membership and you’ll all set.
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Above steps will help you to activate your Quicken membership on your device. Somehow, if you face any problem while activating a Quicken membership, you can speak with our experts or drop your query/question in the comment section we’ll respond asap.

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A. What are the system requirements for Quicken 2018?

Quicken For Windows (The United States & Canada)
1. Computer: 1 GHz or higher
2. Operating System: Minimum Windows 7, 8/8.1, or 10
3. Memory: Minimum 1 GB of Memory
4. Hard Disk Space: Minimum 450 MB free disk space; 1.5 GB if .NET is not installed
5. Monitor: 1024×768 or higher screen resolution, 1280×1024 minimum for Large Fonts settings
6. Internet Connection: A broadband internet connection recommended
7. Quicken ID: An internet connection is required for registration.
8. Microsoft .NET 4.6 or newer (Quicken installer will install .NET if it’s not already installed on the system)

Quicken For Mac (The United States and Canada)
1. Computer: Intel-Based Macintosh
2. Operating Systems: Mac OS X 10.11 (El Capitan), 10.12 (Sierra), or newer
3. Memory: 256 MB or greater
4. Hard Disk Space: 100 MB
5. More memory and hard drive space may be required for large data files
6. Display: 1280×800, 1366×768 or greater
7. Internet Connection: Broadband
8. Quicken ID: Online access is required for registration.

B. Is it necessary to subscribe for Quicken membership?

Yes, as Quicken 2018 and after versions are subscription-based, and in order to keep online services active, you need to subscribe for Quicken membership.

C. When does my membership got expired?

It’ll be expired after one year from the purchase date. You can check your membership information by visiting

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