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SIMPLY ACCOUNTS
Premium, easy to use, iXBRL & VAT accounting software for small businesses approved by HMRC

Installation of our Accounting Software

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Simply Accounts accounting software is easy to install and use. Just follow the instructions below:

  • Step 1
    When you purchase Simply Accounts you will be automatically sent an email containing a download link and a licence file (LicenceKey.SA) as an attachment.

    If you are installing the multi-user version of Simply Accounts (not available for trial) please ensure that you install this on the server or the PC that is to act as a server (not recommended for more than 3 users).

    Follow the instructions given opposite.

    Go to the next step when finished.
    Installation Instructions Step 1
  • Step 2
    The dialog shown opposite will be displayed if you have Windows SmartScreen Filter activated. As you can see the publisher is certified as Simply Accounts Partners Ltd. therefore you can safely run this program. You should not normally install any program where the publisher is unknown.

    Click on the More Options button and then the Install Anyway button.

    Go to the next step when finished.
    Installation Instructions Step 2
  • Step 3
    The Simply Accounts accounting software installation program will now be run.

    Click on the Next button to continue with the installation.

    Go to the next step when finished.
    Installation Instructions Step 3
  • Step 4
    Please read the licence agreement and if you agree the terms of the licence select the I accept the agreement radio button and then click on the Next button to continue with the installation.

    Go to the next step when finished.
    Installation Instructions Step 4
  • Step 5
    You can change the start menu folder if you wish but we would recommend leaving it as Simply Accounts.

    Click on the Next button to continue with the installation.

    Go to the next step when finished.
    Installation Instructions Step 5
  • Step 6
    We would suggest that you leave these options unchanged.

    Click on the Next button to continue with the installation of our accounting software.

    Go to the next step when finished.
    Installation Instructions Step 6
  • Step 7
    This screen gives a summary of the installation and is your last opportunity to abort the installation.

    Click on the Install button to continue with the installation.

    Go to the next step when finished.
    Installation Instructions Step 7
  • Step 8
    The installation of Simply Accounts accounting software is now complete. Leave Launch Simply Accounts ticked so that you can register your purchase.

    Click on the Finish button to run Simply Accounts accounting software.

    Go to the next step when finished.
    Installation Instructions Step 8
  • Step 9
    Simply Accounts will start and you simply need to drag and drop the licence key attachment received via email to anywhere on the Licence Key Drop Box. When you have done so your registered email address and company name will be displayed then click on the Register button.

    Go to the next step when finished.
    Installation Instructions Step 9
  • Step 10
    Enter your business name and select the appropriate type of company yours is from the drop down list. Please note this cannot be altered later, if incorrect start again.

    Outline help is always provided for each screen in the help panel unless you turn this option off.

    When all information has been entered click on the Add Company button.

    Go to the next step when finished when finished.
    Installation Instructions Step 10
  • Step 11
    This dialog is broken down into two specific areas.

    General Settings:
    Enter Financial Year End and Start Date. All other fields may be entered at a later date.

    VAT:
    If you are VAT registered you need to ctick the VAT Registered box and then enter the other applicable options.

    When you have finished entering the information click on the Save & Exit button.

    Go to the next step when finished.
    Installation Instructions Step 11
  • Step 12
    The main screen of Simply Accounts accounting software is now displayed.

    This completes the installation.

    For multi-user installation there are some additional steps to be taken on each PC that you wish to run Simply Accounts on. These steps are covered in the help file.
    Installation Instructions Step 12