Migrating to Akaunting from Wave Apps

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Waveapps’ services are only available in the US and Canada, limiting business growth potentials. Akaunting eliminates borders, localizing your customer experience in 100+ countries.

Check out Akaunting vs. Wave Accounting for details.

Akaunting lets you do more than just accounting with 100+ apps. Personalize operations with feature apps such as POS, Contracts, Budgeting, Proposals, and more.

Migrating from Wave Apps

The following steps will assist you in successfully moving your business data from Wave Accounting to Akaunting.

After Installation, go to settings on Side Panel and select Wave.

You should log in to your Wave Apps account from the Wave Migration App dashboard by clicking on “Auth” and entering the required Wave account details.

Migrating as an Akaunting On-premise User

If you’ve installed Akaunting on-premise on your server, apply the following steps:

  1. Sign in to Wave
  2. Go to https://developer.waveapps.com/hc/en-us/articles/360019762711-Manage-Applications
  3. Click Create an application.
  4. Enter app details (pick a name of your choice, e.g., Wave to Akaunting).
  5. Set a Redirect URL: The Redirect URL will be something like: https://your-akaunting-path.com/wave/auth
  6. Click Create your application.
  7. Copy Client ID and Client Secret to Akaunting > Settings > Wave page and Save.

The Wave Migration App transfers your:

  • Chart of accounts (double entry)
  • Customers
  • Invoices
  • Items
  • Taxes

Unfortunately, the API of Wave doesn't allow the export of your bills and transactions yet.

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