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By mistake I deleted one of my Quicken accounts (HGK SU

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By mistake I deleted one of my Quicken accounts (HGK SU TRUST UNION BANK). I believe it may have wound up in "TRASH". How can I recover the data in the account?
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Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Financial Software
Expert:  Dr. Fiona Chen replied 5 months ago.

Dear Customer,

This is official Quicken answer. To recover a deleted account, the only way is to restoring a back up. -- If you are sure that you deleted the account and not just hide it. Please see below citation and website link.



Fiona Chen, MPA, Ph.D., CPA, ABV, CFF, CITP, IMTA

The data can only be recovered by restoring a backup. To maintain a record of the transactions without having the account show on your account list, hide the account instead. To delete an account: In Quicken, click on Tools on the top menu bar, then choose Account List (or hold down Ctrl+A on your keyboard).