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Bank statement lines in Xero Touch

Posted 6 years ago in Xero news by Matt Vickers
Posted by Matt Vickers

You can already use Xero Touch to see your bank account balances on your touch-screen device. Today, we’ve added bank statement lines to those balances.

This means you can drill into your bank accounts and see all of the recent activity. It’s a more detailed picture of your business, and it’s accessible when you’re on the run. Check it out in this video:



Bank statement lines are a big step towards being able to reconcile your bank transactions in Xero Touch. Now that you can see your transactions on your mobile device, we can start working on giving you the means to put those transactions in context.

Like most simple things, bank reconciliation is extremely complex when you look under the hood. Almost everything in Xero is affected when you press the big green “OK” button, so adding it to Xero Touch is a bigger undertaking than it might appear at first glance. But we like a good challenge.

In tandem with the bank rec project, we have a test Android build running on the new version of Sencha Touch. Although we’re still a few months away from being able to release it, we are making good progress.

Visit and tap ‘Login to Xero Touch’ to see your statement lines, or download Xero Touch now from the iOS App Store.


Kirsten Hawke
June 27, 2012 at 5.05 pm

Fantastic – now when I check balances when lying in bed in the morning I can see instantly who has paid.

June 27, 2012 at 7.40 pm

Good update. Cant wait for reconciliations.

Diane Crawford-Errington
June 27, 2012 at 8.07 pm

Awesome news – yes the recs would be great, keep up the good work guys.

Jon Jenkins
June 28, 2012 at 12.56 am

Great work much nicer. I would love to see mileage claims as a separate item. I can currently track mileage and reclaim VAT on my mileage in the UK from an iPhone app which cuts my administration so much. This is the one major sticking point for my to move to Xero.

June 28, 2012 at 2.44 am

Picking cloud software is sort of like going to the horse races. Some come out of the gate strong, then falter. Other’s just give up entirely. But with Xero, I think I’ve picked a winner. Thank you and nice work. Keep it up.

Andrew Millington
June 28, 2012 at 9.19 am

Oh no! Another reason to sit and stare at my ipad – my wife will be thrilled! Exciting news though – can’t wait to see reconciliation available on a touch screen.

July 13, 2012 at 9.17 am

A few months away from releasing an android version? That is hopeless! why not cease developing bells and whistles for the Apple version and get your developers to focus on getting that android version released? Us Android users make up over 50% of the smartphone market, compared to IOS at only 23%.

Matt Vickers
July 13, 2012 at 10.10 am

Hi Bill, the mobile team is completely focussed on Android. It’ll be our next mobile release and is fast nearing completion. We look forward to sharing it with you.

September 18, 2012 at 11.05 am

I’m with Bill on this. Most business people running in cloud use android simply because they do the job better than ithings. As it stands I need to use a PC to access Xero which is an enormous time issue. How about dedicating singer resources to us, and let there ithings do as they are for a while.

September 18, 2012 at 11.06 am

That should have been some resources, not singer.

Matt Vickers
September 18, 2012 at 11.17 am

Hi @Daemon, we’ve entered the testing phase for the Android release. Agree that it’s an extremely important segment of the smartphone market and for that reason the mobile team has focussed on nothing else for the last few months.

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