Turn on account numbering in settings then use protocol here http://www.netmba.com/accounting/fin/accounts/chart/
You won’t be switching, just adding the number field as you still need the name which is its descriptor
Resolution for 'account numbering issue: 'I want to set up a numbering system for my gl accounts it is alphabetical now' available: Yes.
The account numbering issue or error code is a known issue in Quickbooks Online (QBO) and/or Quickbooks. Support for this issue is available either by self-service or paid support options. Experts are available to resolve your Quickbooks issue to ensure minimal downtime and continue running your business. First try to resolve the account numbering issue yourself by looking for a resolution described in the article. If it is a complex account numbering issue or you are unable to solve the issue, you may contact us by clicking here or by using other account numbering support options.
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