Bank notifications in Xero for Android

If you have bank feeds set up for your accounts, you can enable notifications on your Android device. We'll let you know when new transactions arrive in your account. You'll need to have the Standard, Advisor, or Cashbook Client user role to turn on notifications.

How bank notifications work

  • We send notifications once a day depending on when your bank feed arrives.
  • Each notification shows the number of transactions that have been imported into your bank account and your account balance.
  • You can choose to turn on notifications for all bank accounts, or for select bank accounts in each organization.
  • You must be logged in to receive notifications.

Turn on notifications

  1. Log in to the app and tap on your organization name.
  2. On the Dashboard, tap the menu icon Image of the More menu icon in Xero for Android. then tap Settings.
  3. Switch on New transactions to reconcile.
  4. If you don't want notifications for all bank accounts, switch off for select accounts.

Turn off notifications

For an organization

  1. Log in to the app and tap on your organization name.
  2. In on the Dashboard, tap the menu icon Image of the More menu icon in Xero for Android. then tap Settings.
  3. Turn off notifications:
    • For all bank accounts, switch off New transactions to reconcile.
    • For select bank accounts, use the switch next to each account.

If you use both Xero for Android and Xero for iOS, when you turn off notifications for a bank account in Xero for Android, it will also turn them off in Xero for iOS.

Disable notifications on your device

If you want to turn off notifications for your device, disable notifications in My Xero.

  1. Log in to the app.
  2. In My Xero, tap the menu icon Image of the More menu icon in Xero for Android. then tap Settings.
  3. Switch off Receive notifications.

View notifications

Click the target icon Target icon in Xero for Android. on your device's home screen to view a new notification.

You can tap on the notification to go straight to the reconciling screen in Xero for Android.

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