Search and shortcuts in Xero

Search for contacts and transactions from any screen in Xero (except Fixed Assets and Payroll). You can also use shortcuts in search to go directly to frequently visited screens in Xero.

Use search to:

  • Search for contacts and transactions from any screen in Xero (except Fixed Assets and Payroll).
  • Go directly to commonly viewed screens, including the dashboard, All Contacts, All Invoices, All Bills, and All Purchase Orders screens.
  • Quickly add a new contact, invoice, bill, quote, or purchase order.

You can use search with any organization other than the demo company.

To open search, click the search icon Image of search icon. or enter a forward slash (/) on any screen in Xero (except Fixed Assets and Payroll). To close search, enter the Esc key.