How to Stop Quicken From Automatically Updating

By Jason Artman

Quicken is a financial planning program that has the ability to download transactions automatically from your financial institutions when you launch it. There may be certain situations when you want to temporarily disable this feature. You can prevent Quicken from automatically updating your transactions when you use it with a few simple steps.

Step 1

Launch Quicken. Click the "Tools" menu at the top of the window, and then click "Schedule Update."

Step 2

Remove the check from next to each item under "Financial Institutions" to disable automatic updates from your banks and credit card companies.

Step 3

Remove the check from each item under "" to disable all automatic updates from Quicken.

Step 4

Remove the check from next to each day of the week under "Schedule" to disable all scheduled updates.

Click "OK" to save your settings.