Detailed Information – Release 7
The following changes, improvements, and fixes were made to QuickBooks Pro 2016, QuickBooks Premier 2016, and Enterprise Solutions 16.0. Later releases (ones with higher numbers) include all changes in earlier releases.
What’s important about Release 7?
Account passwords to protect sensitive information.
Security updates to QuickBooks SDK.
QuickBooks Auto Data Recovery (ADR) and QuickBooks Desktop Search restored.Accountant
Fixed an issue that prevented you from unlocking the Accountant Toolbox.Advanced Import
Fixed an issue in advanced excel import that allowed changing the type of an existing item from inventory part to non-inventory part causing balance sheet to go out of balance.Backup
Fixed an issue with Schedule Backup that prevented the back up file being created.Batch Enter Transactions
Fixed permissions check and closed period check when entering transactions through Batch Enter Transactions.Export
Fixed the issue that cause QuickBooks to crash while exporting a large report to excel.Inventory
Fixed an issue that caused a warning message to display incorrectly after changing quantity to build on an assembly item.Items
You will be able to successfully save transactions that contain items that have previously been converted from an inventory/non-inventory/purchased assembly to any other item type.
Fixed an issue that caused a warning message to display incorrectly after adding a memo to existing assembly.Lists
Memorized transaction list will no longer show as blank when filtering for frequency.Other
For QuickBooks Desktop 2014 (R11), 2015 (R9), 2016 (R5), QuickBooks Desktop Auto Data Recovery (ADR) and QuickBooks Desktop Search were disabled for maintenance on May 23rd 2016. Both the capabilities have been restored with this release.
QuickBooks for Windows 2016 R7 works with Windows 10 and Office 2016.Payments
Fixed an issue where weird dates were shown in Make Deposits after Adding Payment in Merchant Service Deposit.Preferences
Users with no access or limited access will no longer be able to change Company General Preferences.Printing
Fixed an issue that caused QuickBooks to crash when printing a transaction, after the transaction has been edited.Reports
Inventory Valuation Summary and Inventory Stock Status by Item reports will now accommodate long item descriptions by showing them partially.Sales Tax
Fixed an issue that caused sales tax amounts from showing unclassified on reports based on Class.SecurityAccount passwords to protect sensitive information
All users who have the “Credit Card Protection” feature on, or whose QuickBooks Desktop file contains sensitive data such as credit card data and Personally Identifiable Information (PII) will be asked to set up a password.
All users who have the “Credit Card Protection” feature on and can view full credit card data will be asked to your change password every 90 days.
This does not impact QuickBooks Desktop for Mac.
Security updates to QuickBooks SDK
SDK apps that require background access to QuickBooks will need to have credentials regenerated for the app. Credentials will get regenerated once users who need access to the app login to QuickBooks.
If the password for QuickBooks changes, a new application is added or access levels of an application are changed – this would also require users who need app access to login.Shipping Manager
Fixed an issue with Small, medium and large flat rate options not showing up in the drop-down packaging options. Now the Flat rate options (small, medium and large) are shown in the drop down.