The particular error Quicken error cc-506, pops up on your screen when your Quicken software download is shown corrupted. Along with this, infected or damaged Quicken files may lead to the same error. Quicken might be unable to identify the account in Quicken to which your downloaded information belongs.If this is the case, then this is because the account at your financial institution is closed, or because the account number or nickname was changed on the financial institution website or there is some kind of a technical error.Some of the main reasons for Quicken error code cc-506 are the software Quicken isn’t up to date, Quicken file having issues , Needing to refresh online account information and bank credentials confirmation issues. This is one of the errors which the users will face at any point or the other. When downloading transactions directly from the bank to Quicken there may occur problems because of the changes in the financial institution website cited with the reasons above. This error makes the information view like the account doesn’t exist with the bank or old account is activated.This occurs mainly when the bank updates are done online rather than offline.

Precaution Before Finding A Solution to Quicken Error CC-506.

You can Create a Quicken data file backup before going for any troubleshooting process. Sometimes during the process, if the data is lost completely or partially, you can retrieve back the same. Just open Quicken with your credentials,Go to Backup and Restore  option and select the option Backup Quicken File and Click on Backup Now. Your file is now backuped. Another thing is to take care of the Update of Quicken to the Latest Release, by Selecting help and checking for updates. If an update is available to install, click on Yes. Your Quicken is now updated to the latest version and then you can move forward for quicken error cc-506 issue fixation.

Simple ways to fix Quicken Error CC-506 

This is the method of quicken updation:

  • Open Quicken by entering your credentials and log in the account
  • Go to Help menu
  • Select Check for Updates
  • Click Yes to Install the update

If Quicken is up to date , you will get the dialog window,as updated or else update to the possible new version.It may take some time or get an exit for installing the latest update. Quicken error cc-506 will resolve if it was due to the problem in updating.

Refreshing the online account information

  • Open Quicken by entering your credentials and log in the account
  • Go the account from the account bar
  • Click on gear icon which shows settings
  • From the drop-down menu, select Update Now
  • On the next screen, enter your bank password
  • Click Update Now

Do the same for other accounts also that experience the same error.

Deactivate/Reactivate the account that experiences this problem

To Deactivate Account:

  • Open Quicken by entering your credentials and log in the account
  • Go to the option Tools
  • Select the option Account List from the drop down menu
  • Click on Edit to the account that causing this problem
  • Select the Online Services tab
  • Click on the Deactivate option
  • Click Yes
  • Click OK
  • Click Done

To Reactivate Account,

  • Open Quicken by entering your credentials and log in the account
  • Go to the option Tools
  • Select the option Account List from the drop down menu
  • Select the type of an account such as Checking, Savings
  • Click on Advanced Setup option
  • Type the name of your bank
  • Click Next
  • Select a suitable connection method
  • Click Next
  • Enter the bank Username and Password
  • Click Connect
  • Instead of adding the accounts again, Link the account with an existing account in Quicken
  • Click Next
  • Click on Finish

After following all the above methods you’ll  probably not face Quicken Error cc-506. But in some cases, if the same problem still exists,proceed further with contacting the Quicken customer support team which are a bunch of experienced professionals working for you 24*7 to solve all the problems the user might be facing.But still, do a last option of disabling or deactivating all the closed accounts from Quicken and rechecking the entering of credentials on the last note before contacting the support team as this have helped in most of the cases.