Easy Ways to Get Rid of QuickBooks Error Code ol-222

Easy Ways to Get Rid of QuickBooks Error Code ol-222
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QuickBooks is used to manage the bookkeeping for small businesses and other users needing efficient accounting. The software takes a lot of burden off its users by handling their finances and providing productive results in the business. Even after being the best, the software is still at risk of random errors that many users are unaware of. You’ll have to deal with QuickBooks error code ol-222 while performing a task involving your bank if there are some connectivity issues. Read the full blog to find out the causes of its occurrence and the different ways you can get rid of it.

Contact our QB support team at +1 800-579-9430 for assistance in troubleshooting.

About the error

The user’s bank account is used to carry out the transactions and other monetary processes in QuickBooks. These error codes indicate that the software has failed to set up a connection with the bank servers. This can directly impact your transaction downloads, and you might be restricted from accessing your Bank Feeds too. The error needs to be resolved to continue further with banking in the software; till then, the processes will be interrupted by error codes every time you try.


The software will have to deal with this error due to the following reasons-

  • The Bank file that caused the error might be damaged or corrupted to a level that is now turned unsupported for QuickBooks.
  • The Bank file name contains some invalid characters according to the Open Financial Exchange(OFX) rules.
  • This error can occur because of connectivity issues due to low internet speed on your system, or the bank servers have become unresponsive.

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You can resolve these issues with the connection to your bank by using the methods below-

Solution 1- Check the bank file for any invalid characters and rename it if necessary

The Open Financial Exchange doesn’t allow bank files with invalid characters. It may be possible that your bank file has some invalid characters, and every time QuickBooks tries to process the file, it gets rejected by the OFX. To ensure this isn’t happening, try renaming the company file and editing any invalid characters. You can follow the steps below-

  1. Go to the folder that carries your QuickBooks Files.
  2. The bank file will also be located with an extension .qbo.
  3. Right-click on the file and select
  4. Remove &amp from the file name and save the file.
  5. Reopen QuickBooks and try to perform the task that led you to this error.

If the software is still unable to connect with the bank, try the next method.

Solution 2- Update your QuickBooks

An outdated QB version can also trigger several issues on your system; follow the steps to update your QuickBooks-

  1. Open QuickBooks and click on
  2. Tap on the Update QuickBooks Desktop
  3. Mark the Reset update checkbox to erase all previously downloaded updates.
  4. Finally, click Get Updates and wait for the download to finish.
  5. Click on Install Now when the software prompts you to complete the installation.

The issue will be rectified from the software.


We are near the end of this blog that gives valuable information about QuickBooks error code ol-222. The causes of this error and the methods that can be used to get rid of it were also included. We hope the blog proved to be helpful for you in tackling this error.

QB experts are available at +1 800-579-9430 to clarify any doubts you have.

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