Quick Start Guide

Quick Start Guide
Quick Start Guide
Table of Content
Introduction.................................................................................................................................................. 3
Prerequisites ............................................................................................................................................... 3
How to Open QQEvolution 2 ...................................................................................................................... 4
How to do Carrier Downloads .................................................................................................................. 5
Locating a Client in QQEvolution 2 ............................................................................................................ 7
Adding a New Client .................................................................................................................................. 8
Adding a Memo to an Insured’s File ........................................................................................................ 9
Making payments in QQEvolution 2 ........................................................................................................ 11
Recording the payment in QQEvolution 2 .............................................................................................. 13
How to find if your Scanner is TWAIN Compliant................................................................................ 14
How to scan in to QQEvolution 2 ............................................................................................................. 15
Attaching an image in to QQEvolution 2 ................................................................................................. 16
How to update your QQEvolution 2 software ......................................................................................... 18
IMPORTANT NOTE: Before using this guide, please make sure you have already set up
your settings in QQEvolution 2 Utilities. The Utilities’ defaults are very important to the
entering of clients and policies. Please visit our website for training Webinars or view
QQEvolution 2’s User’s Guide for information on how to configure and set up your system
in Utilities.
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Introduction
This document will provide basic information needed to set up QQEvolution 2. For more
information, please refer to the QQEvolution 2 manual found within the program itself. To view
training Webinars on how to setup and use QQEvolution 2, please refer to the Training section of
our website http://www.qqsolutions.com/.
Prerequisites
To use QQEvolution 2, you will need the following hardware and software:
Equipment
Recommended
Operating System Microsoft Windows 8 (32-bit or 64-bit version), Windows 7 (32-bit or 64bit version), Windows Vista (32 or 64 bit)
Note: UAC (User Account Control) MUST be turned off in Windows 8, Windows
7 and in Windows Vista.
Computer
Windows-based desktop or notebook computer with at least a Pentium
class processor.
Memory
2 GB RAM or higher.
Hard Disk
2 GB or more of free disk space.
Internet Access
Broadband
Scanner
TWAIN compliant scanner.
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All computers must have internet access
UAC (User Account Control) MUST be turned off in Windows Vista, Windows 7, and
Windows 8.
Adobe Reader 9.1.3 or later must be installed.
Obtain all of your commission structures from your carriers
Direct and Scan to client records not supported by all scanners
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For QQDownloads you will need to contact one of your carriers to have them set up an
IVANS account for your agency. You will have only one IVANS account. Once a carrier
has given you one, it will be used for the rest of your carriers.
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Note: While you are waiting for the IVANS account, please proceed with the rest
of the setup process.
How to Open QQEvolution 2
1. Go to your computer
2. You will turn on your computer if not already on. If a login is required, enter your
computer’s user ID and password then click the “OK” button to access your computer.
3. Once you login to your computer, the “desktop” will be displayed.
4. On the desktop, locate the following icon and double click on it
5. A login screen will appear and ask you to login in with a user ID and password. After
entering it click “OK”
6. If your agency has multiple offices choose the office you with to log into from the list and
click “Select”
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How to do Carrier Downloads
1. Open QQEvolution 2 from the desktop as explained above. If you do not have
QQDownload, please proceed to the next topic.
IMPORTANT NOTE: We strongly recommend the processing of downloads be
done first in your daily workflow.
2. On the Dashboard, select Carrier Download.
3. Once inside the QQDownload program, click on Transactions located on the top toolbar.
4. Click on “Download and Process Transactions through IVANS.”
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5. Another window will appear. This is the IVANS Transfer Manager. This will run
automatically for you. When it is done, the number of files process will be displayed.
6. In order to process downloads from insurance companies who do not use IVANS, click
on “Process Pending Transactions.” This will only be enabled if there are files waiting to
be processed.
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Locating a Client in QQEvolution 2
1. On the QQEvolution 2 Dashboard, click “Clients” located on the left side of the screen.
2. Type the insured’s name starting with the last name in the designated area and click on
the “Search” button. You may also just type in the first few letters of the last name.
3. You will double click the highlighted name to view the insured’s file.
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Adding a New Client
1. On the QQEvolution 2 Dashboard, click “Clients” located on the left side of the screen.
2. On the Clients screen, click on “New Client” from the toolbar.
3. There are areas provided for you to fill in the insured’s information. Try to enter as much
information as possible (the “tab” key can be used to go from box to box.) You can also
link accounts, add “Other Contacts,” multiple addresses, and employer or employee
information depending on if you are entering a personal or commercial account.
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Adding a Memo to an Insured’s File
1. On the QQEvolution 2 Dashboard, click Clients located on the left side of the screen.
2. Type in the insured name starting with the last name, in the designated area and click on
the “Search” button.
3. You will double click the highlighted name to view the insured’s file.
4. You will then select the Memos button.
5. Once on the Memos screen click on Add New.
6. Memos can be used for multiple tasks. Here you can log any information pertaining to
the insured and/or the policy. Items such as communications between an agent/CSR
and the insurance company or making a note you have spoken with the insured can all
be entered as memos.
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When creating a memo you may also set a reminder for the memo. Reminders can be
used for anything from needing a reminder to you to call the client or to send out a
renewal notice. A reminder is not required in a memo.
7. When creating a memo reminder you may also add it to your To-Do List.
a. NOTE: You must be using a package of QQEvolution 2 that includes the
QQEvolution 2 Assistant in order to access the To-Do List
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Making payments in QQEvolution 2
1. On occasion, a client may come into your office to make a payment, follow these steps
to record it in QQEvolution 2.
2. On the QQEvolution 2 Dashboard, click Clients located on the left side of the screen.
3. Type in the insured name starting with the last name, in the designated area and click on
the “Search” button.
4. Once the client is located, make sure it is highlighted, then towards the top of the screen
select the Policies button.
5. If the client has multiple policies, select the policy you are receiving the payment on.
Then click on the globe icon to the right of insurance company name, this will open the
company’s website. Login into their website as you would normally. Make the payment in
the company’s website. Do not print a receipt.
Note: In order to use the globe icon as a direct link to an insurance company’s web site,
the web address must have been entered into the Rolodex. The Rolodex can be
accessed from the QQEvolution 2 Dashboard.
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6. When dealing with companies who participate in Real-Time Inquiry, from the Policy
screen click the Inquiry button located to the right on the top toolbar. You will select
“Make payment.” This will launch you directly to the company’s web site and take you to
the payment area for the company. There is no need to login or locate the client once on
the company web site; the program does that for you.
NOTE: In order to use the Inquiry feature you must have QQDownloads and have
previously set up the Real-Time Inquiry. In addition, not all companies participate in the
“Make Payment” option. For information on setting up this feature, please refer to the
Real-Time & Data Solutions section on our web site http://www.QQSolutions.com
7. Next, you will go back to the client in QQEvolution 2s and click on Client Billing. From
the top tool bar, select “Payment/Bill.” Then proceed with receiving a payment.
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Recording the payment in QQEvolution 2
1. After clicking Payment/Bill, select "Receive a Payment."
2. If the client has multiple policies you will be asked to select the policy to which the
payment you are receiving pertains to.
3. The “Enter Payment Info” box will open. You will fill in the amount and payment
description. Please make sure there is a check mark placed in the box next to “Create a
Debit and Credit for the amount above in the billing screen.” After completing the
payment information, click “OK.” Also, make sure there is a receipt already selected in
the area marked “Receipt.”
4. After clicking OK a preview of your receipt will display, click “Print This Page.” The
receipt will print which you will then give to your client. A Memo and Activity will
automatically be processed for record keeping.
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How to find if your Scanner is TWAIN Compliant
In order to scan directly into QQEvolution 2, your scanner must be Twain compliant. You can
easily find this information out directly from within QQEvolution 2.
1. On the QQEvolution 2 Dashboard, click Clients located on the left side of the screen.
2. Then from any client click on the Images.
3. Once on the Image screen click “Select Twain Source.”
4. If your scanner is listed in the Select Source box, your scanner is Twain compliant. You
will select your scanner and then click “Select.” You will now be able to scan directly into
a client’s record in QQEvolution 2.
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How to scan in to QQEvolution 2
1. On the QQEvolution 2 Dashboard, click Clients located on the left side of the screen.
2. Find and select the client you would like to scan an image and/or document into.
3. Then click on the Image button.
4. From the top toolbar, select Scan.
5. The Image Info box will appear. Please complete the information requested.
6. If you have a flatbed scanner select “Prompt for pages 2, 3 etc. when scanning (no sheet
feeder). This tells the program to prompt when the current item is done scanning and to
now insert the next item into the scanner. If you are using a sheet or auto feeder there is
no need to select this. Also, make sure there is a check mark next to Force Black &
White.
Note: Direct scanning to client records is not supported by all scanners.
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Attaching an image in to QQEvolution 2
You have the ability to “attach” an item already stored on your computer into a client’s record in
QQEvolution 2. If the item is not already stored on the computer and needs to be scanned,
please do so following your scanner’s instructions.
NOTE: When scanning an item to your computer make note of where on your computer you are
saving it. This makes it easier to find when you are ready to attach it.
1. On the QQEvolution 2 Dashboard, click Clients located on the left side of the screen.
2. Find and select the client you would like to scan an image and/or document into. Then
click on the Image button.
3. Once on the Image screen select Attach.
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4. The “Select image to attach” box will appear. You will click on “Browse” to locate the
item you wish to attach on your computer. Once you find the item, select it and click the
“Open” button.
5. The “Enter Image Description” box will open. You will fill in the requested information
and click “OK.” The image and/or document is now stored on the client’s record.
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How to update your QQEvolution 2 software
QQEvolution 2 does do automatic updates but on occasion you may need to manually update.
1. Open Internet Explorer (your web browser) and in the address bar type our web site of
www.QQSolutions.com . You will be taken to the main (home) page of our company web
site.
2. You will select Downloads from the navigation bar.
3. On the next screen click on the link that reads, “Download the latest version of
QQEvolution 2 and QuickFile.”
4. Then you will need to enter your User ID and Password (which is the QQ00 number) and
select “Log into My Account.” If you do not have your User ID and Password, ask your
office administrator for it.
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5. After logging in, on the
6. next screen locate the download for QQEvolution 2 and click Download.
7. A window will appear showing the progress of your update. This window will be open
until the download has completed.
8. After the download of the update is completed, a “Welcome” box will open. Here you will
click on “Next”
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9. The next box will display, select “I Agree” and then click “Next.”
10. The update will then finish installing on the computer. When it is done, you will click the
“Finish” button. The update has now been completed.
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