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Methods to Resolve QuickBooks POS Socket Error 10060

quickbooks pos socket error 10060

Quickbooks POS Socket Error 10060 is a connection timeout error that is encountered by the QuickBooks users when processing payment via debit cards or credit cards. If you want full details of how you can solve it and what are the causes of such an error, you can do it by reading carefully.

With the help of credit cards and debit cards in the system, the connection requires to be active and working. The connections that are inactive often lead to QuickBooks error 10060.

Causes & Impact of Quickbooks POS Error 10060

The reasons that may lead to the QuickBooks POS error 10060 :

  1. Poor internet connectivity
  2. Socket connection issue
  3. Security software blocks network connection
  4. EFT Server Problem

If you reach for the support it will help you to understand what you can do to solve the problem.

How to resolve QuickBooks POS Socket Error 10060?

Given below are a list of solutions that may help you to solve your problem:

Solution 1: If the Socket is not linked

For these solutions, there are some following steps

  1. Check the socket connection nicely
  2. Make sure that all the wires are tight
  3. Check if it functions.

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Solution 2: If the Security software blocks network connection

For these solutions, there are some following steps

  1. Turn off all the security software installed in your system.
  2. Conduct the transaction again
  3. In the case of Error will not appear then your issue is resolved.
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Solution 3: In case one or more workstation is in use, then use the system where the credit card is being processed

For these solutions, there are some following steps

  1. Visit Edit menu > Select Preferences
  2. Now select Company
  3. Choose Communication setup
  4. Check “Use this computer for all credit card and debit transaction” option is selected. If not, Click on the change to this device
  5. Save now
  6. Close the window and reopen your Point of Sale
  7. Locate Tools menu > User Information
  8. View if WS-EFT server is there under the workstations. If yes, Process the card

Solution 4: Create a New Data File

For these solutions, there are some following steps:

  1. Visit File menu > Select Company data > click New
  2. Write Test in the given space and give an identity to the new data file
  3. Visit the Edit menu > Choose preferences > Click on a company
  4. Choose Merchant Service and fill the details
  5. Now Tap on Save
  6. Visit the Tools Menu > Click on User Information
  7. Open POS and Process the card again

Make sure that you make use of all the steps carefully and even make a point to conduct them nicely. If you are not being able to do so, please connect with us at QuickBooks POS Support Number for more.

If you ever feel the need of taking advice from your fellow business owners that happened to be our existing subscribers, you can visit our thriving QuickBooks Community.

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