When a transaction is locked, it is a clear indication that either:
- The user has manually locked the transaction.
- The transaction is LINKED to an account/s that has/have been deleted.
- A date lock has been set.
To unlock the transactions, please follow the relevant steps detailed below.
If the user has manually locked the transaction.
Make the locked column visible by right clicking on any column header and selecting ‘Columns’ as shown below.
Select ‘Lock’ from the ‘Hidden’ side and select ‘Show’.
Then you can simply uncheck the locked transaction as shown below.
If the transactions are linked to an account that has been deleted
On the locked transaction/transactions, take note of the To & From Accounts.
Click on the Accounts, Balances and Budgeting component icon.
Click on the pencil like icon (Accounts Manager) as shown below.
Check the Show Deleted box (Shows deleted accounts and groups)
One or both of the Accounts from Step 1 should be greyed out. You will need to undelete the account/s to be able to unlock the transaction. To undelete, select the deleted account, click on ‘Edit Selected’ and uncheck the ‘Deleted’ check box, as shown below.
If a date lock has been set
In Home Accountz, navigate to File–>Properties.
For the Transactions Lock Date option, click on ‘Remove Lock’ as shown below.