Add a receipt in Xero for Android

Add a receipt in Xero for Android to create an expense claim or a spend money transaction. Only users with the Standard or Adviser user role can add a spend money transaction.

To add a receipt:

  1. Either:
    • From the Dashboard, tap +, then tap Receipt.
    • From a contact, tap +, then tap Receipt.
  2. Complete the What was it for? Where'd you spend? and Spent today fields.
  3. Tap How did you pay?
    • To create an expense claim, tap I want to be repaid.
    • To create a spend money transaction, select a business bank account from the list.
  4. Complete the account, tax rate, and amount fields.
  5. Tap the menu icon Image of the More menu icon in Xero for Android. to enter multiple items and quantities, add a reference, or assign the expense to a customer.
  6. Tap the camera icon, then select one of these options:
    • Take photo to take a photo of your receipt.
    • Upload to add a photo you have already taken.
    • From Xero Files to select a file from your Xero Files Inbox.
  7. You will need to ensure the Xero app has permission to access your camera. This can be updated in your phone settings.
  8. Tap the send icon.

Created an expense claim? Depending on your user role, you can choose to submit for approval, approve or save.