New to Gnucash. How to set automatic downloads from Wells Fargo checking account
jcrossley at conetrix.com
Mon Nov 5 12:48:28 EST 2012
I have been downloading transactions for my Wells Fargo checking account for a very long time, so I believe it is possible for you also. I have been able to keep this working with the help from this list and information from http://www.ofxhome.com. Since AqBanking is so versatile and international in scope, it can be quite daunting to get it configured.
Here are some details about how I have AqBanking set up for my Wells Fargo checking account. I am using gnucash 2.4.10 on Debian GNU/Linux testing (wheezy). Fields I have omitted below are blank.
On the Users tab I set the same username I use to log into the web site:
User Name: <My name>
User ID: <user id I use to log into the web site>
Bank Name: Wells Fargo Bank
Server URL: https://ofxdc.wellsfargo.com/ofx/process.ofx
Emulated Application: Intuit Quicken Windows 2011 (fills in the following fields for you)
Application ID: QWIN
Application Version: 2000
Header Version: 102
On the Accounts tab I have the following account set up:
Account Number: <My checking account number>
Currency: (I set this as USD, but it keeps changing back to EUR, but when I download transactions, it defaults to USD, so no problem)
Account type: Checking Account
Country: United States of America (US)
Bank Code: 11190659
Bank Name: 11190659
Selected user: <user set up above>
Perhaps some of these fields are not needed, but this is how I have it set up and it works great. I use it every morning to keep my bank account reconciled.
Tip: I download transactions first and choose not to import the balance. The transactions downloaded entered or matched and are flagged. Then I get the balance and choose to reconcile. Unless I have failed to match up transactions properly, it balances every time.
Also, I believe you have to enable Consumer Quicken Banking on the account, which costs me 3.00 USD per month.
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