Upgrade from Sage 50 Older Version to Sage 50 2020

Upgrade Sage 50 Older Version to Sage 50 2020

Always upgrading to the latest version is important for every user. Sage also allows everyone to upgrade to the latest version Sage 50 so that users can enjoy the latest technology with the advanced tools. Upgrading to the latest version also allows enables Sage to reduce the errors and helps to work faster and efficiently.

This article helps you with the steps to check the updates available and steps to upgrade the Sage. Before moving to the steps for “Upgrade from Sage 50 older version to Sage 50 2020” you must check the minimum system requirements for the Sage 50 2020, else it might be not upgrade.

  • Now, maintain your employees and sales representatives. 3,4 and 5 specials are used in withholding tabs. The withholding info tabs include employee withholding and family leaves.
  • The maintenance record holds customers, employees and vendors which get linked with the address field. The character length, previously, was 30. It has now been increased to 50 characters.
  • For an invoice that you want to mail to the customer, simply open the contact list and click on the one you want to select. This is a completely different process from that of the primary contact. The mails cover Proposals, Sales orders and invoices, Receipts and Invoices and Credit Memo.
  • The character size of the item type field is of 20 characters. It was previously of 8 characters.

Minimum System Requirements for Sage 50 2020

Below are the minimum system requirements for the Sage 50 2020 edition:

  • 4 GB RAM ( for Single and multi-user both )
  • 2.0 GHz processor is mandatory for multi and single-user both
  • Windows 10, 8.1, and 7 required with version 1709 or higher, also Windows should be updated with the latest Microsoft Installation.
  • 1GB Space available on the disk for the installation
  • Internet Explorer 11.0 is supported
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.7.2 with including DirectXDependency for. NET. It also requires an additional 280MB to 850MB space.
  • High Color SVGA video, having minimum resolution 1280*800. The preferred resolution is 1440*900 or should be higher, small fonts/DPI settings are required
  • For any online service Internet is required. For best performance download speed should be 25mbps and upload speed should minimum of 10mbps.
  • For Sage Drive companies maximum space of 5 GB
  • 15 characters or less Computer name is also important.

Compatibility Requirements

  • Excel, Microsoft Outlook, and MS Word Integration require Microsoft (32-bit) Excel, Outlook, and Microsoft Word versions 2007, 2010, 2013, and 2016.
  • Printers are supported by Windows 7,  Windows 8, and Windows 10
  • MS 365 Integration requires Microsoft 365 Business Standard or Enterprise Editions
  • Printers are supported by Windows 7, 8 and 10
  • Any demos require Adobe Flash Player 11 or greater
  • Adobe 11.0 reader is required

Some of the Key features of Sage 50 2020

  • Address fields to keep the records for vendors, customers, and employees are extended to enter more characters for the longer address. It has been increased to 30 to 50 characters.
  • Deposit ticket ID has been field made advanced to contain up to 20 Characters.
  • Item type field related to Inventory Items also made advanced to have characters up to 20
  • Notes field is added to manage the vendors and set up of managing customers
  • Many more features.

Steps for Upgrade Sage 50 Older Version to Sage 50 2020

Method #1: Check updates after opening the software:

Open the Help Menu and check which product update or upgrade is available:

  1. For a system already having an upgraded version, “You are up-to-date” message will appear.
  2. For an available update, a message response will appear “Upgrade is available.” All you need to know is to download and install the upgrade. Install the upgrade once the download is ready. Select Install Now button.
  3. Click on the install button. Now, wait for the installation process to finish. Meanwhile, follow all the on-screen instructions that come-up on the screen.
  4. Once the installation process completes successfully, select the finish button. Don’t tick the check-box. The Sage 50 2020 will open automatically.
  5. A Sage splash screen will open that will show what all are upgraded to the new version.

Method #2: Manually upgrade the software

Check the download folder for software. If its there or not:

  1. Select the start button and then click on My Computer.
  2. Here is the directory path you need to follow: C:\Users\Public\Public Documents\Sage Software\Simply Accounting\Download
  3. If you are unable to follow the right path, move to the next path.
  4. If you are still not able to see the file, some issue must be there with the file to move to the network.
  5. Now, run the .exe file.
  6. Follow all the instructions of the installation wizard as displayed on the screen.

Need Help?

If you need any help or have any query related to “ Upgrade from Sage 50 Older version to Sage 50 2020” you can get in touch with the Sage experts dialing Sage 50 support phone number . Sage Helpdesk is available round the clock to assist you in a professional manner with quality resolutions in time. You can also email at support@accountingadvice.co or visit www.accountingadvice.co and do an online chat with the Sage technicians to get a prompt response.


Frequently Asked Questions About Upgrade from Sage 50 Older Version to Sage 50 2020

Q1. Is it mandatory to have minimum system requirements to upgrade to Sage 50 2020?

Yes, these minimum system requirements help to run the Sage 50 2020 without any issues. Lacking of minimum system requirements leads to improper installation and working of Sage 50 2020.

Q2. While installation if any issues come, where do I need to contact them?

While installing the upgrade or higher version if you feel any problem you can contact the Sage technicians through contact number, email, and live chat available 24*7.

Q3. If I am upgrading the Sage then server or workstation which will update first?

If you are upgrading Sage on the network, the server should be upgraded first. Once the upgrade process starts you should not start the Sage until it upgrades to all workstations.

Q4. What are the ways to connect with the Sage helpdesk?

You can connect with experts by dialing , sending an email at support@accountingadvice.co, Sage 50 live chat with the experts, and filling the contact form available on www.accountingadvice.co

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