Email a file to your organization's file library Inbox

Xero gives your organization a unique email address for your file library's Inbox. This means you and your colleagues can email files directly to the Inbox.

Email a file to the file library Inbox

Email files to the Inbox by sending an email from your own email program to your organization's unique Xero email address.

  1. From the header, click the file icon Image showing the file icon.
  2. Either:

    • Click on the unique email address, or
    • Click on the cog icon next to the address, then select Copy to clipboard or Download vCard.

      Image showing Inbox email address

  3. Add the email address to the contacts in your own email program.
  4. In a new email in your email program, attach a file and send.

    Refresh your Internet browser if you're emailing a file to the Inbox for the first time and you want to see your email appear in the Inbox.

Emailing files to the file library Inbox

You may want to share your organization's unique Xero email address with your colleagues so they can also email files to the Inbox.

If you want to save the email message which accompanies an emailed file, move the emailed file from the Inbox to another folder.

How Xero notifies about successful or failed file uploads

Xero may send a notification of whether the email file upload was successful or not. This depends on who sent the email, and whether the file upload is successful.

If the email sender is:

Reset your file library Inbox email address

  1. From the header, click the file icon Image showing the file icon.
  2. Click on the cog icon next to the address, then select Reset email address.

    Image of the reset inbox email address pop-up.

  3. Click Reset.