QuickBooks error OL-222 is basically associated with the registered bank linked in QuickBooks. It generally appears on the screen when you try to import a QBO or QBW file from the bank's official website. Furthermore, it can display when the financial institution doesn't respond due to any scan error. You can see a warning message appearing on the screen that states: QuickBooks found an error. We can't read the file (your financial institution) sent. Or QuickBooks is unable to verify the financial institution information for this download. Please try again. There can be a few factors causing such an error in QuickBooks, which we have tried to explain in this segment. To learn further, stick around this segment carefully. Or you can also get in touch with our technical support team at +1-800-360-4183, and let our certified professionals help you in fixing the issue.

What causes QuickBooks error OL-222?

A handful of factors can drag you into such an error. Let us understand:

  • One of the basic reasons can be damaged or corrupted imported bank files
  • You can also face a similar issue if there is an unstable internet connection.
  • Such an error can also occur if a third-party application is interfering with QuickBooks.
  • Or if the company file gets damaged for some reason.
  • In case the company file has not been formatted in a proper manner, then such an error can be experienced.

Solutions to fix QuickBooks error OL-222

You can try to fix the QuickBooks error OL-222 using the below-stated solution steps:

Solution 1: Format the QBO file

In case there are any unsupported characters in the QBO file, then such an error can be experienced. You need to format the QBO file using the steps below to fix the issue:

  • Initially, right-click the QBO file
  • And then, go for the edit tab.
  • Once done with that pick any editor program for opening the file.
  • And find and delete & amp since this character is invalid.
  • You will then have to save the file.
  • And try importing the transaction.

Solution 2: Update QuickBooks

An outdated version of the software can hinder the smooth working and ultimately cause compatibility issues. Thus, it is recommended to update QuickBooks.

  • Begin with, ensuring that no active windows related to QuickBooks are open in the background
  • After that, run QuickBooks as an admin
  • You now have to press the help tab and click on update QuickBooks.
  • Also, click on get updates tab.
  • And click on update now tab.
  • The last step is to reboot QuickBooks


Toward the end of this segment, we believe that the above-discussed steps and procedures might be of some help in getting rid of the QuickBooks error OL-222. However, in case there are any queries, feel free to consult our technical support professionals at +1-800-360-4183, and our professionals will answer all your queries immediately.